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Attack ads heat up

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Attack ads heat up
Attack ads heat up

THE CAMPAIGNSEASON IS IN FULLSWING.AND SO ARE THEATTACK ADS...ESPECIALLY IN THERACE FOR ERIECOUNTY EXECUTIVE.BOTH SIDES ARERUNNING THEIR FAIRSHARE OF NEGATIVEADVERTISING.BUT AS 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS REPORTER ALITOUHEY TELLS US --NEW... "DOCTORED"PHOTOS HAVE SOMEWONDERINGWHETHER THECANDIDATES HAVEGONE TOO FAR.NAT OPEN: CONNECTEDTO INSIDER TRADINGSCANDALIT'S A RECENTTELEVISION POLITICALATTACK AD LINKINGERIE COUNTYEXECUTIVEINDEPENDENCECANDIDATE LYNNEDIXON TO THE NOWDISGRACED FORMERCONGRESSMAN CHRISCOLLINMORE NATS SHE VOTEDWITH CHRIS COLLINS600 TIMESAND WITHIN IT--THIDOCTORED PHOTO.YOU CAN SEE THEMAN--WHO DIXONSAYS IS A PURPLEHEART RECIPIENT-- ISPHOTOSHOPPED OUTAND COLLINS IS PUT INHIS P LACE.DIXON SAYS SHE'SOUTRAGED.TO PHOTOSHOP OUT APURPLE HEARECIPIENT IS THEMOST DISRESPECTFULTHING YOU COULDPOSSIBLY DBUT DIXON'SCAMPAIGN IS NOSTRANGER TO PHOTOSHOP.THIS SOCIAL MEDIA ADBY HER CAMP--PUTSPOLONCARZ SIDE BYSIDE OF THEGOVERNOR--BYCROPPING OUT TWOMEN INCLUDINGFORMER SUNYPOLYTECH PRESIDENTALAIN KALOYEROS.

HEWAS CONVICTED OFBID RIGGING CHARGESRELATED TO THEBUFFALO BILLION.TO COMPARE THAT ISCOMPLETE DIFFERENT.ACCORDING TOPOST ONPOLONCARZ'SCAMPAIGN FACEBOOKPAGE--THE VETERANIN THE PHOTO IS NOTSURE WHO HE ISVOTING FOR ANDDIXON RELEASED ITMAKE IT LOOK LIKE ANENDORSEMENT.

THEPOST GOES ON TOSAY.."LYNNE DIXON ISTRYING TO HIDE FROMHER CLOSECONNECTION TOCHRIS COLLINS ANDHIS TEAM.

COLLINSFORMER CHIEF OFSTAFF IS HER MAINCAMPAIGN ADVISER.SHE ALSO DID VOTEWITH COLLINS OVER600 TIMES WHILE HEWAS COUNTYEXECUTIVE, THAT ISHER RECORD, SHECAN TRY TO DEFEND ITBUT FACTS ARE FACTSAND VOTING RECORDSARE VOTINGRECORDS.CANISIUS COLLEGEPOLITICAL SCIENCEPROFESSOR KEVIHARDWICK..

WHOALSO SERVES ON THEERIE COUNTYLEGISLATURE... SAYSNEITHER AD VIOLATESANY ELECTION LAWS.THERE ARE NO LEGALPENALTIES UNLETHEY VIOLATECOPYRIGHT LAWS ORDEFAME SOMEONE INSOME WAY.AS FOR THE T-V AD--ITLAST RAN ON 7 ABCON SEPTEMBER 30TH.IT'S UNCLEAR WHYTHE POLONCARZCAMPAIGN ISN'TRUNNING IT ANYMORE.DIXON SAYS SHE ISN'TFILING A COMPLAINTABOUT THE AD WITHTHE ETHICS BOARD.THE GENERALELECTION ISNOVEMBER 5TH-- JUST27 DAYS AWAY.ALI TOUHEY, 7EWN.




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