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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin, born on this date in 1819, “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for February from English artist and critic John Ruskin, born on this date in 1819, “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Coming Up: Feb. 6, 2016ADOPTION EVENT: Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be on hand with its adoptab
Coming Up: Feb. 6, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
ADOPTION EVENT: Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be on hand with its adoptable dogs Devers, Jack, Molly, Maddie, Darcy and Corey from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Pet Supplies Plus, 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Volunteers will have... Read more
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The Columbian
Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removal in New OrleansNEW ORLEANS — A state judge ruled Friday against an effort by preservationists
Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removal in New Orleans
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
NEW ORLEANS — A state judge ruled Friday against an effort by preservationists to stop the removal of prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans. Civil District Court Judge Piper D. Griffin said the city did not act improperly in deciding to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removalCivil District Court Judge Piper D. Griffin said the city did not act improperl
Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removal
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Civil District Court Judge Piper D. Griffin said the city did not act improperly in deciding to take down four monuments tied to Confederate history, including a towering column and statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Griffin denied a request... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tops Markets to occupy store next to downtown libraryTops Markets is coming to downtown Buffalo. After much speculation for months,
Tops Markets to occupy store next to downtown library
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Tops Markets is coming to downtown Buffalo. After much speculation for months, Mayor Byron W. Brown is announcing Friday that the Williamsville-based grocery chain will likely be opening the first downtown supermarket on Ellicott Street as part of a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo mayor to announce who will build city grocery storeAfter months of anticipation, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown on Friday will annou
Buffalo mayor to announce who will build city grocery store
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
After months of anticipation, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown on Friday will announce the identity of the firm selected to redevelop a city-owned parking lot on Ellicott Street into a new urban grocery store, parking ramp, annex for Erie Community... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: According to Anglican archbishop of Dublin Richard Whately, born
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Anglican archbishop of Dublin Richard Whately, born on this date in 1787, “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” As the snow calmly falls into the framework of the scenery outside of my... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Concepcion Picciotto, longtime resident of D.C. anti-nuclear encampment, diesAfter years of living almost on the White House front lawn, Ellen Thomas looked
Concepcion Picciotto, longtime resident of D.C. anti-nuclear encampment, dies
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
After years of living almost on the White House front lawn, Ellen Thomas looked up and spotted then-President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara walking toward her anti-nuclear encampment on the edge of Lafayette Square. It was finally a chance to... Read more
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The Advocate
Arthur Hardy: with 21 parades ready to roll, this weekend will set a Carnival recordWith Fat Tuesday so early this year, the official parade schedule starts in Jan
Arthur Hardy: with 21 parades ready to roll, this weekend will set a Carnival record
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
With Fat Tuesday so early this year, the official parade schedule starts in January. In all, 21 parades are set to roll this weekend in a four-parish area, an all-time record — in fact, more parades than on Mardi Gras weekend. “Carnival on the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Franklin Graham Says He's Trying to Help Both Saeed and Naghmeh Abedini in DifficultyThe Reverend Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, leads a group in prayer
Franklin Graham Says He's Trying to Help Both Saeed and Naghmeh Abedini in Difficulty
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
The Reverend Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, leads a group in prayer at a vigil for imprisoned Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini in Lafayette Square, Washington, September 25, 2014. Naghmeh Abedini (R), wife of Pastor Saeed, and their... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Community Mourns Protester’s Death [video] By Erica Y. King at erica.king@scripps.com - Some community members are mourn
Community Mourns Protester’s Death [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 11 days ago
By Erica Y. King at erica.king@scripps.com - Some community members are mourning after a well-known protester, Concepcion Picciotto, died Monday. Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bernie Sanders not 'involved with organized religion'Growing up, Bernie Sanders followed the path of many young American Jews. He we
Bernie Sanders not 'involved with organized religion'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Growing up, Bernie Sanders followed the path of many young American Jews. He went to Hebrew school, was bar mitzvahed and traveled to Israel to work on a kibbutz. But as an adult, Sanders drifted away from Jewish customs. And as his bid for the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Bernie Sanders not 'involved with organized religion'Growing up, Bernie Sanders followed the path of many young American Jews. He we
Bernie Sanders not 'involved with organized religion'
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Growing up, Bernie Sanders followed the path of many young American Jews. He went to Hebrew school, was bar mitzvahed and traveled to Israel to work on a kibbutz. But as an adult, Sanders drifted away from Jewish customs. And as his bid for the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Activist's Death Ends 35-Year White House Peace VigilConcepcion Picciotto, who maintained a protest outside the White House for more
Activist's Death Ends 35-Year White House Peace Vigil
NBC Washington / Posted 13 days ago
Concepcion Picciotto, who maintained a protest outside the White House for more than 30 years, died Monday. The Washington Post reports Picciotto was staying at the N Street Village, a housing facility for women, when she passed away. Picciotto had... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House diesCraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Penn
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
CraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Pennsylvania Avenue on the edge of Lafayette Square Park across from the White House in Washington, early Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A white sign that reads "Concepcion RIP"... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House diesCraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Penn
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House dies
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
CraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Pennsylvania Avenue on the edge of Lafayette Square Park across from the White House in Washington, early Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A white sign that reads "Concepcion RIP"... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House diesCraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Penn
Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House dies
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
CraigThompson sits in the anti-nuclear-proliferation vigil stationed along Pennsylvania Avenue on the edge of Lafayette Square Park across from the White House in Washington, early Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A white sign that reads "Concepcion RIP"... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., longtime Baltimore physician, diesDr. John S. Braxton Jr., a primary care physician who practiced for more than 6
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., longtime Baltimore physician, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., a primary care physician who practiced for more than 60 years, died of pneumonia Jan. 10 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 94. "John was a very kind and hardworking doctor. He was both honest and dedicated," said... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a massive weekend blizzard that dropped about 60.96 cm of snow on cities including New York and Washington. Commuters faced delayed trains and buses and traffic was heavy... Read more
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WA Today
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a massive weekend blizzard that dropped about 60.96 cm of snow on cities including New York and Washington. Commuters faced delayed trains and buses and traffic was heavy... Read more
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The Age
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a massive weekend blizzard that dropped about 60.96 cm of snow on cities including New York and Washington. Commuters faced delayed trains and buses and traffic was heavy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a massive weekend blizzard that dropped about 60.96 cm of snow on cities including New York and Washington. Commuters faced delayed trains and buses and traffic was heavy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a
Battered US East Coast struggles to return to normal after 'Snowzilla'
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Major US East Coast cities struggled on Monday to return to normal following a massive weekend blizzard that dropped about 60.96 cm of snow on cities including New York and Washington. Commuters faced delayed trains and buses and traffic was heavy... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Workweek begins for East Coast residents after major snowstormA snowman with a pretend NSA (National Security Agency) badge and a coffee cup
Workweek begins for East Coast residents after major snowstorm
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
A snowman with a pretend NSA (National Security Agency) badge and a coffee cup stands in Lafayette Square Park, across from the White House in Washington. Workers clear the tracks of snow at the Port Washington branch of the Long Island Railroad... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 25, 2016OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns, born on
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 25, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns, born on this date in 1759, “There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.” I’m torn among the many things I want to do – Computer, TV, crosswords, books and Scrabble, to name a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New York and Washington grind to a halt after heavy snowfall A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A blizz
New York and Washington grind to a halt after heavy snowfall
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the US East Coast to a standstill on Saturday, dumping as much... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Blizzards and gale-force winds paralyse parts of United States A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A blizz
Blizzards and gale-force winds paralyse parts of United States
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A blizzard with gale-force winds paralysed the southern and eastern United States on Saturday, dumping snow as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Snowmageddon 2016: Huge blizzard blankets US with snow A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A massi
Snowmageddon 2016: Huge blizzard blankets US with snow
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
A bobcat piles up snow in front of the US Capitol in Washington (AP) A massive blizzard began dumping snow on the southern and eastern United States, spurring mass flight cancellations and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Coming Up: Jan. 23, 2016HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: Niagara County Deputy Historian Craig Bacon will di
Coming Up: Jan. 23, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: Niagara County Deputy Historian Craig Bacon will discuss family genealogy and research at a meeting of the Wilson Historical Society at 7 p.m. Monday at 645 Lake St., Wilson. KENMORE ART SOCIETY: The Kenmore Art Society... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 18OLAF FUB SEZ: A sudden realization from “Winnie the Pooh” author A. A. Milne, b
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 18
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: A sudden realization from “Winnie the Pooh” author A. A. Milne, born on this date in 1882, “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” A good pot of broth simmers low on the stove Time to crochet another pair of wool... Read more
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The Christian Post
Naghmeh Abedini: Christians Pursuing Fame Like the World Despite 'Enemies of God' WarningThe Reverend Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, leads a group in prayer
Naghmeh Abedini: Christians Pursuing Fame Like the World Despite 'Enemies of God' Warning
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
The Reverend Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, leads a group in prayer at a vigil for imprisoned Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini in Lafayette Square, Washington, September 25, 2014. Naghmeh Abedini (R), wife of Pastor Saeed, and their... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ Notebook: Jan. 11, 2016OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the man on the $10 bill, Founding Father Alexander H
Reporters’ Notebook: Jan. 11, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the man on the $10 bill, Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, born on this date in 1755, “A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.” Does this mean a vast fortune I saw a deer... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Central Library to hold 38th annual King tributeThe Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will present its 38th annual tribute
Central Library to hold 38th annual King tribute
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will present its 38th annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Damon Auditorium in the Central Library on Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo. It is free and open to the... Read more

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