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Is Batavia’s 150 year old police station beyond its reasonable life expectancy?

City Police Chief Shawn Heubusch says there are design issues in the building that actually hampers law enforcement.
City management wants to hire a Connecticut based consultant analyze the police station and help lawmakers decide if the building can be renovated, or consider new construction or revisit the idea of a few years ago and move the City P-D into the Sheriff’s Office.
Council meets at 7 tonight in City Hall.

Time is running out to register to vote for the upcoming general election in less than a month.
The postmark and in-person deadline has passed but absentee ballot and military voter applications are still open. 
October 29th is the last say to postmark an application to the Genesee County Board of Elections and November 4th is the last day to apply in person at the office.
Election Day is November 5th.

Donald Trump is hinting at a possible New York gubernatorial campaign in 2014.  Trump said while current Governor Andrew Cuomo is a "nice guy" New York is in trouble.  He cited the state's high taxes and called Eric Schneiderman the quote, "dumbest attorney general in the United States."  
But when asked directly about his political plans, Trump said he hasn't thought about it.

Tickets for second and third round games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament go on sale this weekend in Buffalo.  
Tickets for all three sessions being played at First Niagara Center will cost $198 and 252-dollars before fees.  
The Buffalo area proved it could support the tournament in 2010, when the city had the highest attendance of all cities that hosted first and second round games that year.  
Ticket sales begin at ten a.m. Saturday.
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