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Highways across Genesee County are becoming snow covered and quite slippery this morning.
A wet snow has fallen consistently since 4a.m.
There have been reports of cars off the road, a couple of them have overturned but fortunately no injuries have resulted.
A Winter Storm Warning has been posted for much of Western New York including Genesee and Wyoming Counties. The Warning remains posted until 5p.m. this afternoon.

Emotion overwhelmed an Albion woman at the arraignment of her husband, charged with the murder of her little sister.
Carlos CardenasKimberly Cardenas charged after her husband Carlos yesterday just minutes after he pled not guilty to the rape and murder of 15-year-old Katy Sanchez.
In the courtroom earlier Kimberly, who has been married to Carlos for about a year, questioned why?

"I just want to jump on him. I want to strangle him. What was the reason why he hurt my sister. She didn't do anything to him. I want to know why he did it," Kimberly Cardenas said.

In a lengthy statement, CarlosCardenas admitted that he and Katy had sex but that her killing was accidental. Cardenas remains locked up without bail. The case is expected to be presented to a grand jury within a month.

Genesee Community College has announced a concert cancellation.
Tony Brown and the Faithful will not appear tomorrow night.
The school says bad weather along the east coast has caused the cancellation of the concert.
It will be re-scheduled at a later date.
If you hold tickets, they will be honored for the new date or you can contact the GCC box office for a refund.

New York union leaders are closely watching events in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio where Republican governors are seeking drastic cuts in benefits and pay, and a reshaping of the relationship between management and public-sector labor.  While such massive protests as those taking place in the Midwest are not expected in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo's nearly $133-billion budget, released February 1st, does call for $450-million in concessions from state workers.  It also holds out the possibility of 98-hundred layoffs if the savings can't be met.

It now appears the special election for the fill the seat of Rep. Chris Lee who suddenly resigned in a sex scandal, may not be held before May or June.  That's because New York State needs new legislation to comply with a federal law extending the time period for military voting.

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