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Today's Top Stories - Friday August 11, 2018

Bath Fairgrounds Path Rennovated In Time for County Fair Week
A dramatic improvement to the fairground paths awaits visitors next week at the 199th Steuben County Fair. The $60,000 project of paving 0.4 miles of an uneven and broken path was made possible by Steuben County as well as the Town and Village of Bath. The county’s budget was $40,000 in repair while the county fairgrounds board footed the rest of the bill at $20,000. Bath Municipal Public Works Crews worked on part of the pathway.

 

Mitrano Campaign Announces "Record Setting" Month of Fundraising
Democratic Candidate for the 23rd Congressional District Tracy Mitrano reports her campaign accomplished fund raising for the month of July of “record setting” proportions. Mitrano says over $175,000 was raised last month for her campaign against incumbent Republican Congressman Tom Reed. Reed says his campaign had $1.3 million in total for the month of July.

 

CVS Recalls Nasal Mist
CVS has made a recall for its brand of 12-hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist. A certain bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, was identified in a batch of the product. The bottles affected are sized 0.5 fluid ounces with the UPC code 50428432365 and Lot number: # 173089J with the expiration date: EXP 09/19. These numbers can be found on the side panel of the carton to determine if your product was affected. If you have an affected bottle, please throw it away or return it to CVS. The bacteria can be fatal for those with compromised immunity and cystic fibrosis.

Corning Inc.'s Gorilla Glass To Be Used in Samsung Galaxy Watch
Corning Incorporated has announced that Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX+ has been chosen as the cover material for Samsung’s Galaxy Watch. Gorilla Glass DX+ is a new glass composite which features superior scratch resistance and an anti-reflective property that the company says vastly improves optical clarity while retaining the inherent toughness of Gorilla Glass. Consumer research* reveals that the three most important customer concerns for mobile devices are drop, scratch, and readability. Corning continues to lead the cover glass industry it created more than 10 years ago. Today, Corning Gorilla Glass has been designed into more than 6 billion devices across 45 major brands.

 

Cuomo to Decouple NY Tax Code from Federal Code
Governor Cuomo says he will propose legislation to further decouple New York State's tax code from the federal code if President Trump moves forward with a plan for a $100 billion capital gains tax cut. The democratic governor called the Trump plan a reckless giveaway to the rich. Cuomo also called on Congress to immediately block any attempt by President Trump to unilaterally cut taxes for the nation's wealthiest 1 percent which he says is in violation of the Constitution.

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