WBFO's Mike Desmond

As the sky darkened into evening, names rang out in front of Old Erie County Hall. They were the names of those who have died in the area's opioids epidemic, read during a memorial to help their families deal with death.

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Senator Charles Schumer is urging the Federal Trade Commission to modernize what is known as the "Eyeglass Rule."

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill that would effectively end the ban on prescription pot by the federal government.