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Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly say there is no longer evidence of cancer in the former Buffalo Bills star.  The 54-year-old had a follow-up screening this week, three months after completing several rounds of radiation and chemotherapy.  Kelly will have more tests in the next week to determine if further treatment is needed.  He was diagnosed with cancer in his upper jaw last year.  Doctors then found a recurrence of that cancer in March.

A new poll finds that while Governor Cuomo is maintaining a two-to-one lead over his Republican opponent Rob Astorino, they view him as part of the Albany corruption problem. 
The Quinnipiac Poll's Maurice Carroll says unlike politicians and pundits, voters aren't swayed by the fact that Cuomo disbanded the ethics panel he appointed to look into corruption. 

Sean Vickers pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges in Niagara County.
The 43 year old Vickers was convicted last month in Genesee County Court of abusing five boys.
He’ll be sentenced later this month.
In Niagara County, prosecutors agreed Vickers would receive no more than 20 years. That sentenced will run concurrently with any sentence he receives in Genesee County.

A grandmother is facing child endangerment charges.
Deputies say 66 year old Alice Duvall of Honeyoye Falls left her 10 year old grandson alone in a car at Finger Lake Gaming Race Track.
Deputies said she left the keys in the ignition too…

The police departments at 12 SUNY schools will provided with the life-saving heroin antidote.
The state attorney general’s office says roughly half of all campus police including Buffalo, Albany and Geneseo will carry Nalaxone kits.
It’s a drug that when administered nasally to a victim of a drug overdose, is successful in revival in 90 percent of cases.

More street closings and lane reductions to be aware of for the rest of this week in the Batavia.
All day tomorrow, Bank Street from Douglas Street to the City Line will be reduced to one lane for resurfacing.
Also tomorrow Sumner Street from Otis to Liberty and Denio Drive from Bank to State will be closed for resurfacing.
The city asks residents not to park on these streets s and other motorists are asked to use alternate routes.

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