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WBFO Brief March 30, 2023

On Today's WBFO Brief:

  • A chemical leak in the Broadway-Fillmore area caused "no immediate threat to the public" according to city officials.
  • Health officials in Chautauqua County are warning drug users of the dangerous emergence of a substance called Tranq.
  • Home healthcare workers and their clients are demanding that any budget agreement that raises the minimum wage must include them.
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  • New York State lawmakers ended their session over the weekend leaving several issues on the table.
  • Governor Kathy Hochul clashes with other NYS Democrats over her decision to pause congestion pricing in NYC.
  • Governor Kathy Hochul has decided to put on hold the start of the New York City Congestion Pricing Plan that was due to begin at the end of the month.
  • The southern U.S. has been a winter haven for Canadians looking to escape the weather. But new figures show that more of them are moving to the U.S.
  • Catch up on the news of the day on the WBFO Brief.
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  • Donald Trump was found guilty on all counts in the criminal hush money trial yesterday, but the impact on the election is unknown. Emyle Watkins reports.
  • Catch up on the day's news on the WBFO Brief.
  • Governor Kathy Hochul continued her push to try to regulate social media companies and how they use algorithms that negatively affect what children see in their feeds.
  • Catch up the news of the day on the WBFO Brief.