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Pavilion Boy, 17, Charged with First-Degree Felony Rape
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:13 PM

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports that, following an investigation, the 17-year-old allegedly had forcible sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old female acquaintance.

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Police Chase Involving Motorcycle Leads to Drug Charges
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:42 PM

The high-speed chase yesterday afternoon started on Lewiston Road in the Town of Batavia and ended in the Town of Alabama.

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Wyoming Co. Woman Accused of Driving Under Influence of Drugs in Batavia
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:02 PM

The Cowlesville resident is also accused of driving with two children in car and without a court-ordered ignition interlock device.

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Rep. Collins: Genesee County Airport to Receive $630,000 in Federal Funds
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:00 PM

The funds will go to the construction of approximately 700 linear feet of taxi lane to provide access to the new T-hangar area.

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Definitive Agreements Approved for UMMC to Join Rochester Regional Health System
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:58 PM

Rochester General has been providing services for UMMC for several years, but the agreement to become affiliates now appears complete.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 23, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:22 AM
  • Deputies probe cattle rustling in LeRoy...
  • Genesee County jobless rate falls...
  • Batavia Police chief explains shooting death of dog...
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Pembroke Teen, Rochester Man Accused of Selling Heroin, Crack Cocaine in Batavia
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:01 PM

They are facing felony charges in unrelated investigations.

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Batavia Officials Proud of Reduction in Physical Altercations at High School, Seek to Form Committee to Continue Progress
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:50 PM

Due to working with police, the number of fights went from 19 in 2012-13 to three in 2013-14.

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Chief: 'Use of Force was Appropriate' in Fatal Shooting of Aggressive Dog
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:26 PM

The chief said an officer, responding to call for a barking dog initially before the aggressive pit bull got loose, was protecting himself.

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Sheriff's Office: Livestock Stolen from Town of LeRoy Farm
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:06 PM

Yet another local farm -- not far from the first -- reported the theft of hay and a milk replacer which is believed to be connected to the theft of 14 bull calves.

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Nominees sought for 2014 Le Royan of the Year
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:13 PM

Applications are due by Aug. 19.

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Genesee ARC Announces ARC/Lullo Memorial Golf, Tennis & Bocce Tournament Results
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:02 PM

Funds raised in the tournament benefit Genesee ARC’s programs and services for people with disabilities in our community.

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'Pathway to Hope' Lights Destoyed by Vandals at YWCA
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:53 AM

Executive Director Jeanne Walton calls it a "deliberate act" to "make a statement."

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 22, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:40 AM
  • Batavia man gets 10 years for choking ex-wife...
  • Cuomo has huge lead over GOP challenger...
  • Wegman's recalls fruit and pastries
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BPD Investigating Reported Pedestrian Robbery
Monday, July 21, 2014 5:28 PM

The department is asking for the public's help as it investigates the Saturday night incident which occurred at 11 o’clock at the intersection of Tracy and Washington Avenues.

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Batavia Man Wanted in Alleged Domestic Violence Incident Arrested on Warrant
Monday, July 21, 2014 1:32 PM

Upon his arrest this weekend on State Street, 26-year-old Edward Loper was allegedly found in possession of a syringe and a controlled substance and had two drug charges tacked on.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 21, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014 7:21 AM
  • Four charged with church breakins...
  • Fire erupts at Corfu scrap yard...
  • Construction begins on Route 5 in LeRoy.
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Saturday Morning News
Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:10 AM
  • LeRoy Road and Traffic Interuptions
  • Fire in Corfu Scrap Yard
  • City Centre Debt Service 
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Paving Work on Rt. 5 in LeRoy Begins Monday
Friday, July 18, 2014 2:38 PM

Crews will be preparing next week and paving begins the week of the 28th where traffic lanes will be reduced.

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City of Batavia Refinances City Centre Debt
Friday, July 18, 2014 2:27 PM

Officials say it will save the city $300,000 over the 21-year life of the reissued bond.

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Rep. Collins: More Fallout from ACA Costing 53,000 WNYers Medicaid Coverage
Friday, July 18, 2014 1:45 PM

BlueCross BlueShield withdrawing from its Medicaid programs will affect six western New York counties, including Wyoming, Erie and Orleans.

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Sen. Schumer Introduces Bring Jobs Home Act
Friday, July 18, 2014 1:43 PM

It's to encourage companies to bring outsourced jobs back to western New York.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 18, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:25 AM
  • NY unemployment rate lowest since 2008...
  • Medina man charged with felony welfare fraud...
  • Forbes Magazine: Bills worth $870-million
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County Receiving Assistance to Pay Nursing Home Deficits, But it Won't Last
Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:01 PM

The program is expected to be phased out by the federal government.

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Police Beat: Thurs., July 17
Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:40 PM
  • A 22-year-old Ross Street man turns himself in on felony charges of burglary and assault.
  • Police arrest a Rochester man with three previous DWI convictions for allegedly driving drunk in the Town of Bergen.
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Still No Cause of Death for Batavia Woman, 38, Found Dead in Front of Jackson St. Home
Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:22 PM

While foul play appears unlikely this early on in the investigation, officers are keeping the door open as possibility.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:15 AM
  • Genesee Co. Fair reduces price of rides...
  • Preliminary results fail to determine Summer Ogden cause of death...
  • Hillary Clinton paid $275K for UB speech 
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Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 16, 2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7:45 AM
  • Inmate hangs himself in Genesee Co. jail...
  • Batavia Bed, Bath & Beyond to reopen by end of summer...
  • State Police moving aviation unit out of Genesee County
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