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Silver Out

Sheldon Silver to Vacate Post


ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday.
Abuse

Two Abuse Victims Want Investigation of Buffalo Diocese


Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Two local victims of sexual abuse are seeking a change in the statute of limitations, as well as a Papal investigation in to the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
Dow Dips

US Company Outlooks Worry Investors, Sending Stocks Lower


U.S. stocks are closing lower after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at companies.

 
Animal Raid

Niagara SPCA Conducts Animal Rescue in Lockport


Lockport, NY (WBEN) The Niagara County SPCA conducted a raid of a Lockport home, part of a raid of an animal shelter director.
 
Drank Heavily

Police: WVU Frat Pledge Drank Heavily Before Death


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a West Virginia University fraternity pledge drank a large amount of alcohol shortly before he died.
 
Will Sheldon Silver's ouster lead to meaningful changes in how Albany operates?
  Yes and it's about time!
  Maybe a little but it's a start!
  No
 
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