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Amid a continually unfolding nuclear crisis in Japan, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered a full safety check for the Indian Point nuclear power plant. 
The plant located in Buchanan, about 24 miles north of New York City, is one of 104 nuclear plants operating in the United States.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined that reactor number three at Indian Point has the highest risk of earthquake damage in the country. 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Local lawmen want you to keep it that way.
The St. Patrick’s holiday, statistically, has the highest rate of DWI arrests and accidents of any holiday all year long.
Chief Deputy Gordon Dibble is in charge of the road patrol for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office. He suggests St. Patty’s partiers plan a safe way home before their party begins. He suggested Designating a sober driver, leaving your keys at home and if you see someone who obviously shouldn’t be driving…take their keys.
Dibble says don’t depend on the "luck of the Irish" to keep ypou safe if you drink and drive. Extra road patrols began throughout the county last night and continue all day today.

State Police are searching in Steuben County for a missing Rochester Institute of Technology student. 
George Delany was reported missing Tuesday by his roommates after he left his off-campus apartment Saturday and told them he would be right back, only to never return.

A Bank Street woman is facing a charge of welfare fraud.
Investigators say 31-year-old Cheryl Figoura faked a medical excuse and submitted it to the Social Services Department.

Batavia Police nabbed a man hiding in a basement on Walnut Street.
21-year-old Joshua Harris – who lists no permanent address – has one now, the county jail. Police say they found Harris hiding in a basement of a Walnut Street home last night.They say he was wanted for violating several orders of protection.


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