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Loonie Drops

Canadian Dollar Slips Below 79 cents in Trading


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The strength of the U.S. dollar and falling oil prices have forced the value of the Canadian dollar under $.80 in U.S. for the first time in 6 years.

 
Vaccinate

WHITE HOUSE-MEASLES OUTBREAK


WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children.

 
Column

COLUMN: Goodell Talks a Lot and Says Little


No, Roger Goodell is not going to give himself a pay cut. Won't trim even a measly $1 million off his $44 million salary.  Not voluntarily, anyway, even after a disastrous year that shook the NFL to its core.  He's also not going to resign and, no, he doesn't expect to be fired.


 
Measles Alert

NY State Advises Non-Immune After Train Rider Gets Measles


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Health officials say a New York college student who now has measles recently traveled across the state on a train. So they want to make people aware while noting that most New Yorkers have been vaccinated against the disease.
  
 
Officially Resigns

Speaker Silver Resigns as Field to Replace Him Drops to 2


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the New York state Assembly, has resigned following federal charges that he took nearly $4 million in kickbacks.
 
Asylum Denied

Immigration Judge Denies Asylum for Afghan Soldier


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - An immigration judge has denied asylum for one of three Afghan military officers who fled a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid returning to Afghanistan.
 
Pats Penalty?

Goodell: Pats Could Be Penalized Even If No Competitive Edge


PHOENIX (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship game.

 
Wage Hike

NY Wage Board Suggests $7.50 Wage for Tipped Workers


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state board has recommended an increase in the hourly wage paid to restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York.
 
Next Generation

Goodell: Next Generation Stadium Needed for Bills


Phoenix, AZ (WBEN) A future football stadium in Buffalo was one of the questions addressed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a Super Bowl news conference Friday.
 
Super Bets

Prop Bets Rule Super Sunday


LAS VEGAS (AP/WBEN) -- For some bettors, there's just not much value picking either the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks in a Super Bowl that is a tossup almost everywhere in this gambling city.
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Poll
What are you looking forward to most about the Super Bowl?
  Commercials!
  Game!
  Anything 'deflategate'!
  All of it!
 
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