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Healthcare

Forum Looks to Give a Picture of Post-Election Healthcare



Questions about healthcare reform still remain a month after the election, and Tuesday morning Blue Cross Blue Shield held a forum to address some of the concerns employers have about the future of Obamacare
Andrew Cuomo
Investigation

Governor Probing Racial Bias in NY Prisons


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor has launched an investigation into racial bias in the state prison system following an investigation by The New York Times.

 
Uber

County Legislature Invests $100K in Effort to Bring Ridesharing Upstate



The Erie County Legislature will give $100,000 to Visit Buffalo Niagara so they can launch a campaign to bring ridesharing services like Uber across the state.
Santaland

Snow! Just in time for Santaland!


Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the lake effect snow machine kicks into high gear for the southtowns and southern tier, the folks at the Erie County Parks and Orchard Park Recreation Department are rolloing out details of this weekend's annual Santaland festivities.
 
Joe McKnight
NFL Death

Road Rage Arrest in Death of NFL's McKnight


The man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and jailed on a charge of manslaughter.
NY Assembly
Pay Hike?

Albany Pay Raise Plan Not Dead, But Still Undecided


New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says there's no decision on whether lawmakers will return to Albany for a special session focused on a legislative pay hike.

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Trending 2016

Top Tweets of 2016


The Rio Olympics, the American presidential election and Pokemon Go were the top global trends on Twitter in 2016.
Uber & DWI

Police Chiefs to Gov.: Ride Sharing Could Cut Down on DWI


Cheektowaga Police Chief David Zack, the head of the state Association of Chiefs of Police, has written to Gov. Cuomo arguing that the expansion of ride-sharing services to  upstate New York could combat drunk driving.

Lake Effect Snow Warning Thurs- Fri


The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Thurs. into Sat. Southtowns could see 5- 7in. Further south in  Chau., Catt., & Wyoming counties snowfall could measure in feet.          INSIDE: Check Radar | Read the Bulletin | Hear More

 
ABC.com
Murder Charges?

UPDATE: Prosecutor Says Murder Charge Possible in Fire


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say they are investigating the warehouse fire that killed 36 people, and murder charges are possible.

 
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