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The Greater Rochester International Airport will provide the backdrop for County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo's State of the County address on Thursday night. WXXI will provide coverage of the address on-air, online, and through our streams beginning at 7:30 p.m. Here's our coverage plan:

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Dozens of states, including New York are talking about pot, and whether to and how to legalize it. More than 20 states have legalized medical marijuana, and at least 10 states are considering legalizing recreational weed.

Ask a Legal State is a national call-in show about the path to legal cannabis and its ramifications, offering listeners the opportunity to connect with experts in states that have already legalized it.

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NEW YORK (AP & WXXI News)  New York on Thursday sued the billionaire family behind OxyContin, joining a growing list of state and local governments alleging the drugmaker sparked the nation's opioid crisis by putting hunger for profits over patient safety. 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to fight back against Washington Republicans on Tuesday with a $168 billion state budget proposal that lays out spending on schools and mass transit while also confronting greater uncertainty in federal funding.

Cuomo said he'll urge lawmakers to consider restructuring the state tax system to soften the blow of the new federal tax overhaul enacted by Republicans. One idea is a new payroll tax which would largely replace the current income tax, an ambitious idea that already faces challenges with New York's Republican lawmakers.

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