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BY JOE GENCO –There’s a whole bunch of tit-for-tat going on between the US and Russia. We probably won’t know what it means until Putin’s chosen President takes office for the US. http://www.cnn.com/…/russia-us-obama-putin-trump…/index.html –Alan Bedenko gives what seems like a

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BY JOE GENCO —John Best wisdom. Hey, is that redundant? “Random thoughts…I’ve heard a few times how people who have been married 50-60 years pass away within a few days or weeks of each other but never a mother-daughter. Upon

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BY JOE GENCO –Interesting read from Erin Koprevich. Suck it up, buttercup. If your world sucks and your life sucks and everyone you meet sucks the real problem is you. It’s sort of like if everyone you meet is an

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BY JOE GENCO –The true story of the Carl Paladino incident. It was a phone call, not an e-mail. They suggested self deprecating humor. He heard defecating and crapped himself. Then he thought about it again and realized maybe it

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BY JOE GENCO –Walked in and out of Colter Bay Grill last night. It was too crowded and noisy. Walked up the block on Allen Street to Giacobbi’s. Don’t let the spelling fool you. Great Italian food in funky, stitched

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BY JOE GENCO –”I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries”. Nothing says Merry Christmas like insults from Monty Python. If we can’t laugh at ourselves, at whom can we laugh?

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BY JOE GENCO –”Do a good turn daily” so is the simplest requirement of Boy Scouts. Check out this heartwarming story about a Gasport Cub Pack bringing Christmas gifts to a family saddened by loss. Merry Christmas, Bob Confer. http://wivb.com/…/community-gives-back-to-lockport-family-…/

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BY JOE GENCO –I have never been to a meat raffle, but think it might be fun. Who wants to go on Saturday, Jan. 28 to support David Johnson’s Spartans Little League baseball? We will buy a table for $40

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BY JOE GENCO –Here’s to the photographer recording the assassin in Turkey. It takes some guts for a journalist to witness a murder and, rather than fleeing, rely on his skills to record the event. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-photographer-who-capture… -Gabrielle Ballow, the cowardly

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BY JOE GENCO –You might think the mess in Flint, Mich. is over, but not for the people who live there, who still can’t drink the water. At least they are still prosecuting the decisionmakers. http://www.freep.com/…/michigan-ag-bill-schuette-…/95624818/ –I always read the

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BY JOE GENCO –The 538 members of the Electoral College today affirm the election of President Donald Trump https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/125fa84a-c327-11e6-8422-ea… –Trump supporters in Montana have begun targeting Jewish people. Not that they are anti-semitic fascists or anything. Oh wait, is that

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BY JOE GENCO –“I need to be able to talk about it and have someone talk back to me.” Christina Abt finishes climbing her Mount Everest — 52 interviews in her 65th year, ending with her own darn 10 questions.

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BY JOE GENCO –Snow Roll. Bike riding in the cold. Noon. Be there. http://slowrollbuffalo.org/site-map-snow-roll-barrel-facto…/ –Alan Bedenko glibly gloats as Chris Collins bleats and croaks about e-mails attacked and hacked. Bedenko has a point: Republicans want everything investigated until it’s something that

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BY JOE GENCO –Looking for something fun to do this morning? Why not visit Eastern Hills Mall at 11:30 a.m. You can see the Akron Marching Santas and stop at the Cheesy Chick for lunch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leQK7i4wUR0&feature=youtu.be –Examining a nuclear plan