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Top Stories, January 18, 2023

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Amazon in Bath, keeps on hiring.  Bath Mayor Michael Sweet tells WVIN News that if you go to Amazon's website, "if you punch in 'Bath', it will walk you through the openings in the Bath area here."  Sweet also says, they are anticipating that deliveries will be starting up by the end of this month, or sometime in February.  


State AG Wants Hochul To Set Up Heroin Injection Centers

The Albany Times Union reports that State Attorney General Tish James wants the governor to authorize the creation of new heroin injection centers across the state.  Supporters of the A.G.’s proposal say that heroin injection centers will help those suffering from addictions, to slowly break away from those addictions.   However - not everyone thinks that way.  One of them is Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul, anther is Assemblyman Phil Palmesano.  Hochul was quoted by the TU as saying she had a nephew who died in an overdose. Palmesano tells WVIN News that "this idea demonstrates that the Attorney General's plans are out of touch."  

Rep. Nick Langworthy - Fighting Wind Projects In The 23rd

Congressman Nick Langworthy is holding two press conferences today, one in Dunkirk and one in Buffalo.  At these events, isl talking about his first bill in the house, which Langworthy says, will block wind projects around Lake Erie.  Langworthy describes wind turbines, as "ostly, unreliable, and environmentally harmful."  He says he will prevent wind turbines from disrupting the shores of Lake Erie.  (From reading the legislation, it appears that this bill will only apply to wind projects around lake erie, not other wind projects.) 

FCC File

On January 4, 2024 Tower Broadcasting, LLC, licensee of call signs: WABH, 1380.0, Bath, New York; W293CE, 106.5, Bath, New York; W262CX, 100.3, Bath, New York; and WVIN-FM, 98.3, Bath, New York, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer control of its broadcast licenses to the Estate of Gordon Ichikawa.  Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit:  https://publicfiles.fcc.gov and search in the public files of the stations.

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