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Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has promoted Russ Brandon to President and CEO of the organization.  The move effectively gives Brandon full power over the organization's operations.
Brandon also said that Buddy Nix will remain the team's general manager.  Brandon has been with the Bills since 1997 in a variety of roles, including general manager before Nix took over.  
Buffalo fired head coach Chan Gailey on Monday.  
The Bills carry the NFL's longest playoff drought of 13 years.  
They have just one winning season in that span, going 9-and-7 in 2004.

Batavia Police arrest a suspected felon.
BPD found 24-year-old Brandon Maldonado at his Tracy Avenue hom3e early New Year’s Day.
Maldonado is wanted on charges of possession of a forged instrument and possession of stolen property.Maldonado has been jailed without bail.

Support continues to come in for Webster's fire department following the deadly shooting of two firefighters on Christmas Eve.  Firefighters have been collecting donations in memory of their two colleagues who were gunned down when responding to a blaze.  West Webster Volunteer Fire officials say they have been overwhelmed with hundreds of letters and gifts on a daily basis from around the country in the wake of the tragedy.

The City of Batavia is looking for a few good people to fill vacancies on a number of city boards and committees.
Volunteers are needed for the Board of Assessment Review, Youth Board, Planning Board and Historic Preservation Commission.
Applications must be turned into the City Clerk by January 25th.

A gun control package continues to be debated in Albany.  Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says any such bill will not include bullet micro-stamping because Senate Republicans refuse to consider it.  Any micro-stamping law would require shell casings to carry unique markings, which supporters say would help solve gun crimes.  

The package being talked about by Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders focuses on expanding the ban on assault weapons and putting in place new registration restrictions. 

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