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 07/22/14 – In The News:


ThomasVanekImageAFormer Rochester American and Buffalo Sabres captain Thomas Vanek was in a Rochester courtroom with his lawyer yesterday in connection with a big gambling bust in last month. Vanek in a statement says he is not charged with any crime or the subject of any prosecution. Vanek voluntarily appeared in court to answer questions by federal investigators. Vanek went on to say he has been asked to cooperate with the investigation and will cooperate fully.

About 600,000 in federal grant money is heading to the Finger Lakes, Govenor Coumo announcing the money is part of 10 million dollars in state funding that will be used to attact more visitors to the finger lakes area and boost businesses. The monies will fund 13 different programs in or area including money to help 6 finger lakes golf courses that are part of the finger lakes golf trail. and as well as 200 thousand to the finger lakes tourism alliance..

MotorcycleAccidentImageAAs expected, charges filed yesterday against 42 year old Dennis Conklin. The Williamson man is facing 2nd degree manslaughter and Driving while intoxicated charges in connection with an accident over the weekend that claimed the life of 46 year old Mary Nolan of Greece. Conklin crashed his motorcycle into a barrier on RT 590. Nolan died when she was thrown during the crash

A new Mobile Health unit will be porviding care in out area. It’s the Canandaigua VA Medical Center’s Rural Mobile TeleHealth Care Unit. The RV will expand care to go beyond the traditional office visit and the Mobile Health Unit will provide “real time clinical care” so veterans can have timely and easy access to medical providers, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe and Seneca counties will benefit from the service. Some of the services that will be offered are routine/follow-up primary care appointments; lab draws; behavioral Health; audiology; physical therapy. The first stop will be in Naple on Thursday.

The New York Yankees errors enabled the Texas Rangers to rally and beat the Bronx bombers 4-2 yeasterday. New York committed 5 errors in the loss. Both teams will play again at the stadium tonight. Our coverage begins at 6:25pm with the pregame and first pitch is at 7:05pm. Catch all the action right here on your New York Yankees station 1420 WACK.











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