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Live video: Health care symposium

A symposium to discuss health care, including Thursday's Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act, is under way. Various individuals in the field are discussing their viewpoints:

"Cost of war" chat with Tim Graham at 2 p.m.

Video: Bus monitor in Rochester area verbally abused by students

ROCHESTER (AP) -- An upstate New York bus monitor taunted and verbally abused by middle school students said Thursday that she hopes their parents will view the viral video of the attack and talk to their children about being "a little more respectful."

Read the full Associated Press story here and watch the YouTube video below:

Live Blog -- Cheektowaga Town Board -- 7 p.m.

Join The Buffalo News' T.J. Pignataro who is live in Cheektowaga at tonight's town board meeting.

The town board has an ambitious agenda tonight including resolutions for a new Genesee Street hotel, installation of a radio tower in town and the scheduling of a German-American festival in September.

Amherst Town Board meeting at 7 p.m.

From Daemen College to the Supreme Court


Jaleesa Dukes, a 20-year-old Daemen College student, discusses her meeting Thursday with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Map: Location of doctor's Lake View home where police have converged

A police SWAT team converged on an upscale Lake View home this afternoon, looking for a prominent trauma surgeon in connection with the fatal shooting this morning of a woman on the campus of Erie County Medical Center.

Remote-controlled robot going through home of doctor following fatal shooting at ECMC

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Live Blog - West Seneca Town Board - 7 p.m.

Join T.J. Pignataro, the Buffalo News' West Seneca reporter, who is live from West Seneca Town Hall tonight.

Expected to be a top issue on tonight's agenda is discussion about the town's possible elimination of a popular peer counseling program in West Seneca.

Amherst Town Board meeting at 7 p.m.

Live Blog - Cheektowaga Town Board - 6:45 p.m.

Join The Buffalo News' T.J. Pignataro who will be live from Cheektowaga Town Hall at 6:45 p.m. for tonight's meeting of the Cheektowaga Town Board.

Among the items on tonight's agenda are expected board appointments to the Cheektowaga Economic Development Corporation Directors as well as the announcements of several upcoming public festivals and events in town this summer.