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7 things to know: Thursday, 1/25

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Posted at 6:05 AM, Jan 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-25 06:16:09-05

Today is Thursday, 1/25. Here are seven things you need to know to start your day.

1. Police arrested a man after a standoff in Amherst. Neighbors in the area of Pheasant Run and Vine Lane were evacuated late Wednesday night. Police were able to take the man into custody without any issues. He has not been identified.

2. Fire caused significant damage to an Orchard Park family's home overnight. Firefighters tell us everyone made it out of the house on South Abbott Road safely. They are trying to determine what caused it this morning.

3. New York State has more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds. The money comes from unclaimed bank accounts, stocks and more. You can check to see if the state is holding money for you here.

4. Air Force One has landed in Switzerland. President Trump will speak on his "America First" policies at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The president will give a keynote address on Friday.

5. Three consumer advocacy groups are suing the Trump administration. The court filings come after the administration released guidelines to states on new work requirements for people using Medicaid. Kentucky has already started implementing the guidelines.

6. The Buffalo VA is rescheduling surgeries. The VA had to cancel all surgeries earlier this week to investigate discoloration on its white tray liners used in operating rooms. It found no issues.

7. The Sabres will look to extend their win streak to three games tonight. They play the Vancouver Canucks at 10:00 p.m. ET. You can read up on the team's 5-0 shutout against the Oilers here.