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Texting at Red Lights
By now we are all aware or should be, that texting while driving is illegal! What about when you come to a red light? Did you ever sneak in a text just because the vehicle wasn't in motion?  Well Governor Cuomo wants to make sure it's illegal by tightening restrictions on the existing…
Age Bumps to 21 for Cigarettes
As of today if you are in Cattaraugus County you must be at least 21-years-old to purchase tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes. The new law has raised the minimum age for purchase from 18-years-old to 21-years-old.
According to WGRZ the new law has been presented with hopes to lower to amount of…
New State Law Requires Vaccine for 7th, 12th Grade Students
As another school year kicks off, it's important that parents become aware of a new state law that has been implemented for 7th and 12th grade students.
According to WGRZ, students entering the grades seventh and twelfth grade attending public and charter schools, must receive a vaccin…
Terrorist Registry Is Coming
The New York State Senate has passed a law that will create a list for those convicted of terrorism, similar to a Sex Offender registry.
The list would include those who were convicted of a act of terrorism for both here and abroad, according to WGRZ...
New Age Requirements for Purchasing Tobacco
Teens in Chautauqua county will no longer be able to legally purchase tobacco products. Now passed by the County Legislature the county has raised the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old.
While officials feel the change is positive for the health of the youth in the coun…
Will We Learn?
Do more and more American's now agree with John Howard, the Conservative former prime minister of Australia, who says that pro-gun advocates in the United States are wrong to oppose an assault weapons ban? He believes it's a public safety issue and not a "liberal/conservative issu…

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