Evening News Briefing

Written by on April 11, 2018

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon is adding the legalization of marijuana to her campaign issues as she runs for governor of New York.
She released a statement  in which she claims while marijuana has been effectively legalized for white people, blacks and Latinos continue to face arrest:

Nixon also says legalizing weed will generate millions in tax dollars and create agricultural opportunities throughout the state.

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce is offering advice on how a small business can deal with an active shooter situation.
Two Genesee county Sheriff’s Deputies will host the workshop a week from today at the chamber office on Park Road.
Chamber President Tom Turnbull says the workshop will help businesses form a plan they hope never to use.

The state DOT has begun construction on the $1.4 million replacement of the bridge carrying Bethany Center Road over U.S. Route 20.
The project will replace the 86 year old bridge with upgraded guiderails, pavement markings, and signage.
An average 15-hundred vehicles use the bridge every day.
Bethany Center Road will close for approximately five months during the construction which is scheduled to be completed this fall.

Mark Zuckerberg is coming face to face with Congressman Chris Collins.
Zuckerberg testified today before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Collins, who represents Genesee County and much of Western New York, serves on that committee.
The social media CEO again explained Facebook doesn’t sell user data.

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