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atavia Morning News Summary: Oct 24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014 7:18 AM
  • NYC first case of Ebola...
  • Tractor-Trailer accident ties up traffic in Batavia...
  • One Direction is coming to Buffalo
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Officers Looking Out for Pranksters this Halloween
Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:26 PM

New York State Police Troop T and citizen volunteers will conduct their 38th annual "Pumpkin Patrol" aimed at preventing Halloween pranks and protecting motorists along the New York State Thruway on Oct. 30 & 31.

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Tractor Trailer-SUV Crash at Oak and Richmond in Batavia
Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:05 PM

A big rig was traveling north on Oak Street with the SUV facing south preparing to turn left onto Richmond. The SUV sustained damage on the passenger side.

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Police Beat: Thurs., Oct. 23
Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:03 PM
  • A Town of York woman is accused of transferring 100-thousand dollars from her mother’s bank account to her own mortgage account.
  • An Oakfield man is charged with third-degree assault for allegedly punching a man in a face and causing him injuries.
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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 23, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:16 AM
  • Study Hall monitor at York central accused of giving students alcohol...
  • Bail set for all three Afghan soldiers being held in Batavia...
  • Candidates for governor debate in Buffalo
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Immigration Judge in Batavia Sets Bond for Two Afghan Soldiers Facing Deportation
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:59 PM

Now all three -- who were training with U.S. military when they escaped to Niagara Falls in September -- can released if bond is posted.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 22, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:23 AM
  • Genesee County records lowest jobless rate in WNY...
  • Former Corfu court clerk sentenced...
  • Bennington town clerk arrested
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Man Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Electronics from Target
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:18 PM

The document states that Robert Hertz allegedly unlawfully entered the building and stole several digital cameras, Microsoft Office software, wireless speakers and BOSE headphones.

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State Police: Nearly 400 American Legion Flag Holders Stolen from Several Byron-Bergen Cemeteries
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:58 PM

State Police is investigating the larceny of almost 400 flag holders which were discovered missing over the weekend. It’s unknown when the larceny may have taken place.

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Genesee County Leads WNY in Low Unemployment Rate
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:42 PM

It stood at 4.8 percent for September 2014.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 21, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:37 AM
  • Batavia woman held in Rochester jewel heist...
  • NY Times endorses Cuomo...
  • Board of Elections extends hours
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Genesee County Board of Elections Holding Extended Hours pre-Election day
Monday, October 20, 2014 4:18 PM

The office will be open until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 21st, Wednesday, October 22nd, Tuesday October 28th and Wednesday October 29th. The office will also be open Saturday October 25th and November 1st from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

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Section V Teams Gearing Up for Playoffs This Weekend
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:32 PM

The Batavia Blue Devils (Friday) and Alexander Trojans (Saturday) will play first round matchups on WBTA.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 20, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014 7:19 AM
  • Medina High School grieves death of student...
  • Vine St. woman arrested in Niagara Falls...
  • City Firemen make "special delivery"
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Batavia Morning News Summary - Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:33 AM
  • The teenaged boy killed in an accident shooting in Shelby has been identified.
  • A Batavia woman arrested in Niagara Falls on a bench warrant.
  • Batavia Firefighters called on to do something else besides putting out a fire.
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WBTA Saturday News
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:07 AM
  • Teenage victim of fatal shooting identified,
  • authorities say the death was "a tragic accident"
  • Batavia man arrested for petit larceny
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NYS Taxpayer Rights Advocate Issues Consumer Alert on Scam Artists Calling to Collect Tax Debt
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:58 PM

They “hard sell” on the telephone to convince taxpayers to send money.

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Batavia Man Allegedly Involved with Rash of Robberies, Burglaries Offered Plea Deal
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:55 PM

Mark Maltese is accused of robbing Best Western and Days Inn in the Town of Batavia as well as the 7-Eleven in Oakfield back in November 2013. He also allegedly burglarized the Rent-A-Center in the City and a Hutchins Street home months before.

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Batavia Morning News Summarey: Oct. 17, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 7:17 AM
  • NY State ready for Ebola...
  • NYS unemployment rate lowest in six years, "but"..
  • Bills game sold out
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Big Rig Driver Allegedly Strikes Overpass, Gets into Physical Altercation with Officers
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 3:38 PM

The Attica Police Department responded to a report yesterday afternoon for a log tractor trailer that struck the Norfolk/Southern Railroad Overpass on Route 98 in the village.

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