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More cold winter weather is moving in to our region later today.
A Winter Storm Advisory has been posted for Genesee County and all of the Niagara Frontier until 2 p.m. this afternoon.
The National Weather Service is forecasting 2 to 4 inches of new accumulation and reduced visibility making for hazardous driving conditions.
A low temperature of 1-degree is forecast for tonight.

Local lawmen move quickly to put another suspected felon behind bars.Gregory BeardsleyPhillip Burrs
On Saturday afternoon, one man walked into the Five Star Bank branch on West Main and handed the teller a note demanding money.
No weapon was displayed.
The thief escaped with $3,000 and six minutes later he was taken into custody along Route 98 near Attica.
Charged with Grand Larceny and Robbery was 29 year old Gregory Beardsley of West Main Street.
Phillip Burrs             Gregory Beardsley
The driver of the getaway car was identified as 32 year old Phillip Burrs. He was charged with driving under the influence of drugs.   
All of the loot was recovered.

It appears that Buffalo is being considered as one of the locations for the rollout of Governor Andrew Cuomo's medical marijuana program.  Officials at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo say they are on the short list of hospitals being considered for the rollout of the program.  Roswell is being considered because of the facility's capacity to study the medical use of the drug and its effects.  Cuomo plans to create a program by executive order allowing doctors to distribute pot to patients with life threatening illnesses.

Today is Martin Luther King Junior Day, a federal holiday.
Schools and banks are closed. There will be no mail delivery.
Local government offices will also be closed.


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