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This morning, it’s the bone chilling cold.
Single digit temperatures greet us this morning, along with a fresh coating of snow, about 3 to 5 inches of it.
Today’s high forecast : 15.

Police have checked on 50 local sex offenders through Genesee County.
Lawmen fanned out in a joint detail last night to determine if area sex offenders were in compliance with the terms of their release.
Police verified the addresses of 50 registered sex offenders.
A total of nine individuals were found to be out of compliance and were turned over to either Genesee Justice, probation or state parole office.
Five were arrested on outstanding warrants.

A two-car accident in Elba sent four people to the hospital.
The accident happened yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Route 262 and Norton Road.
Sheriff’s deputies say a pick-up driven by 48-year-old Martha Horton failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a second vehicle driven by 35-year-old Kathleen Kowalczyk of Oakfield.
The drivers and a passenger in each vehicle went to UMMC for treatment of minor injuries.

Last year ended on a high note for Kodak. The company had its first profitable quarter in a year due to its consumer digital products.
Sales were up six percent over the fourth quarter of 2008.
The latest numbers beat Wall Street expectations and the stock price soared.
However, Kodak ended 2009 with eleven-hundred fewer local employees in the area.

For the third time this month a train has hit a car in Macedon. No injuries were reported in any of the incidents. The latest, happened just before 6:30 Thursday morning. Police say a car became disabled on the tracks on Quaker Road near Canandaigua Road. The driver was waiting for assistance when the crossing gates lowered alerting the man that a train was coming. The driver was able to get out in time, but the train smashed into the car sending it one-thousand feet down the tracks. The car was heavily damaged. Authorities say on January 3rd and on the 11th cars hit freight trains, but on one was injured.

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