Here are some of the stories we're pursuing today:
*The governor's visit to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, with his announcement of a private firm making a $250 million investment at the medical campus, as well as a deal regarding the Maid of the Mist.
*Will there be a deal today that will keep Republicans in charge of the State Senate?
*A county budget is expected to be finalized this afternoon, but will it keep County Executive Mark Poloncarz's proposed tax hike?
*Food Editor Andrew Galarneau has his gift guide for local food products.
*John Vogl will have the latest on this afternoon's meeting between NHL owners and players.
*Tonight's St. Bonaventure/Siena men's basketball game is being televised on the NBC Sports Network. We'll have a reporter at the game.