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News Minute: Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The field of contenders looking to build casinos in upstate areas of New York has come into sharper focus with yesterday's deadline passing for would-be developers to submit their $1 million application fee to the state. The pitches include both local business owners along with some of the world's largest casino operators.

CORFU, N.Y. (AP) - Genesee County authorities are investigating the overnight death of a 19-year-old who was struck and killed as he walked his bicycle along a road in the town of Corfu. Investigators say Dean Cullinan was wearing dark-colored clothing when he was hit by a car, with the driver saying they didn't see him on the roadway.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Rochester police have identified the victims of a shooting this week. Ronald Stern died in the Tuesday shooting while Earl Cartwright was treated and released from a hospital after being wounded in the lower body. Both men were from Orleans County. Police so far have made no arrests.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have reached a settlement with fans who claimed the team sent too many texts. The NFL team will give fans debit cards worth up to $75 for the Bills' store. The team also will pay $562,000 in legal fees as part of the class action settlement.

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