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Local motorists could encounter more police checkpoints over the next two weeks.

The annual Click it or Ticket program begins today.
Police across New York State are taking extra steps to enforce the seat belt law and look for proper use of child car seats.
Click it or Ticket is a zero tolerance program.
If you are found to be in violation, you will be issued a summons.

Senator Chuck Schumer is blasting the Scottish government for letting the only man convicted in the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing to die in freedom.  Schumer says the release of Abdel Bassett al-Megrahi before his death was likely part of a Scottish deal with Libya for oil.  
The 1988 bombing killed 259 people on the plane and eleven more in the Scottish town of Lockerbie.  Megrahi was convicted in 2001, but Scottish officials allowed his release in 2009 because he had cancer and was not expected to live more than a few months.

Genesee Community College graduated it’s largest class ever on Sunday. It was also the first commencement presided over by college president Dr. James Sunser. 
Sunser also delivered the commencement address.
The class of 2012 topped 900 students.

Here’s a sign of summer: The Dwyer Stadium Box Office opens today. Box office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5…10 until 2 on Saturdays.
The Batavia Muckdogs home opener is Monday, June 18th.

WBTA’s Eye on Government:
The Batavia City School District Board of Education meets tonight.
The board meets at 7 this evening in the Administration Building on Washington Avenue.
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