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The search continues today for the cause of a deadly explosion at the Dupont plant in the Town of Tonawanda.  Authorities say one worker was killed and another burned after an empty chemical storage tank exploded.  The two men were outside contractors working on the storage tank when it blew up. The worker who was burned was said to have non-life threatening injuries.   

Former New York Governor George Pataki is considering running for president in 2012.  Pataki told "New York One" in an interview yesterday that he is thinking about throwing his hat in the ring.
Pataki upset Andrew Cuomo's father 16-years ago in the race for governor of New York.

Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo is discussing his transition to power with Governor David Paterson.  Cuomo announced that he wants to begin a tour of the state's facilities today starting with Sing Sing prison.
Cuomo has reiterated Paterson's call for legislators to come back to the Capitol for a special session aimed at bridging a 315-million-dollar mid-year deficit.

Authorities in Livingston County are hoping that modern crime fighting technology will help them solve a decades-old murder.
The case is that of a young girl – known only as Jane Doe – who was shot to death and dumped along the side of Route 20 in the Town of Caledonia 31-years ago yesterday.
The girl is believed to be between 13 and 19 years old…120 pounds, with wavy brown hair and brown eyes.
She was wearing tan corduroy pants, a plaid shirt and a red jacket.


The news for the Bills has gone from bad to worse.  Wide receiver Roscoe Parrish is out for the rest of the season with a broken wrist.  Parrish landed on the wrist in the fourth quarter of Sunday loss to Chicago in Toronto.  He was on pace for a breakout year, raking up a career high 400 yards off 33 catches.  Those stats make him the Bills number two receiver behind Stevie Johnson.  The 28-year-old Parrish was also the team's punt returner.  Head Coach Chan Gailey says Donald Jones will replace Parrish on offense and rookie running back CJ Spiller will handle the punt returns.

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