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Sunrise Smart Start April 15, 2019: Tax Day

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Heavy rain and wind toppled power lines and knocked out electricity on Norwood Street in Rochester.
A tree fell onto a home around 11:30.
Firefighters tell us the electrical wiring in the walls started sparking fires.
Three people who live there were able to escape.
    
A man who drowned over the weekend in Irondequoit Bay over the weekend.
Deputies say the 27-year-old victim was in a canoe with two friends Saturday — when it tipped over near the Stoney Point Marina, some 100 feet from shore. 
Two swam to safety.
The body of the third person was recovered around 5:00 Sunday morning.
   
 A former Webster teacher and coach accused of sexual assault is scheduled to appear in court today.
Kali Watkins is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 15.
He’s charged with two counts of rape.

Watkins taught special education in Webster from 2015 to 2017.
He also coached football and girls basketball from 2006 to 2017.
He’s due in court at 1:30 this afternoon.

An important reminder this morning—
It’s April 15th, the deadline to file your tax return for 2018.
If you’re unable to get everything in order before midnight tonight, the IRS recommends filing for an extension.
That will prevent you from facing late penalties — but it won’t provide more time to pay any tax money that is owed.
Most tax-related questions can be answered by going to IRS.gov.


Weather 

The thunderstorms are gone. Now the story is the cool air the stiff breeze and the leftover showers. Not exactly the prettiest of Mondays!
Temperatures will top out in the lower 40s for a day time high-temperature today. Winds at times will gust to near 30 or even 40 miles per hour adding to the chill.
 

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