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Wednesday April 11, 2018

A man from Dansville will now face a trial on charges that he had sex with a 13 year old girl. A judge has appointed a new lawyer for 39 year old Lance Riley. Riley has said he is innocent and had even taken his arguments to Facebook, but he did accept a a plea deal on the charges in Wyoming County where some of the abuse is alleged to have taken place. Now, his Livingston County trial is set to start May 14th. He was first arrested back in June

Livingston County republicans have made an endorsement in the race for governor. The county G O P says it back Duchess County executive Mark Molinaro, saying hje has the best chance to go on to beat the Democratic nominee in the fall. Molinaro faces a primary challenge from State Sen. John DeFrancisco, and attorney Joe Holland, former commissioner of the New York Department of Housing and Community Renewal. Local republicans say Molinaro brings a range of experience to the campaign and would make the strongest challenger for the job.

Congressman Chris Collins will be face to face with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today. The Facebook CEO appeared in front of members of the U.S. Senate yesterday, apologizing for the social network not doing more to protect users’ data. Today Zuckerberg is set to testify today before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Collins is on. Collins said this is an apology tour and expects Zuckerberg to say he’s sorry, again, admit mistakes were made, again; and promise to do better, again.

Livingston County republicans have made an endorsement in the race for governor. The county G O P says it back Duchess County executive Mark Molinaro, saying hje has the best chance to go on to beat the Democratic nominee in the fall. Molinaro faces a primary challenge from State Sen. John DeFrancisco, and attorney Joe Holland, former commissioner of the New York Department of Housing and Community Renewal. Local republicans say Molinaro brings a range of experience to the campaign and would make the strongest challenger for the job.

The American Red Cross is hoping for volunteers to help get smoke detectors in homes. The group says it needs volunteers to help install detectors in thousands of homes. A series of event will taking place in April and May, with those volunteers going door to door to help people put in those potentially live saving devices. They hope to install 100,000 detectors and need help getting them put in. The Red cross says its also a chance to people to get out into their communities and really make a difference. Events start April 28th ands run through May 13th. There is information on the website the redcross.org