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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Young tops list of state lawmaker spending on mailerslawmakers asked voters to send them back to the State Capitol. Total amount: $2
Young tops list of state lawmaker spending on mailers
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 minutes ago
lawmakers asked voters to send them back to the State Capitol. Total amount: $20-million. Tops in constituent mail for the western New York delegation is State Senator Kathy Young. During the period Gannett examine which was from September 2015 to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
No Toxins Detected In Hoyt Lake Algae BloomGorney told WGRZ-TV. Enabling factors include unusually warm weather with plen
No Toxins Detected In Hoyt Lake Algae Bloom
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted an hour ago
Gorney told WGRZ-TV. Enabling factors include unusually warm weather with plentiful sunshine, which we experienced in Western New York this summer. However, the most common trigger, according to Gorney, is excess nutrients for the algae in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Dairy Queen to add 100 restaurants in NY, many in Buffalo areaDairy Queen is looking to beef up its presence in Western New York. The Minnes
Dairy Queen to add 100 restaurants in NY, many in Buffalo area
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 hours ago
Dairy Queen is looking to beef up its presence in Western New York. The Minnesota-based chain wants to add 100 restaurants to the state over the next 10 years and has targeted the Buffalo Niagara region for a good chunk of them. But rather than fill... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Wheatfield residents to protest over pipelineFuel's plan to build a dehydration station on Liberty Drive. The plan would pu
Wheatfield residents to protest over pipeline
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 hours ago
Fuel's plan to build a dehydration station on Liberty Drive. The plan would pump gas from Pennsylvania through several Western New York counties, and connect to the Trans-Canada pipeline beneath the Niagara River. Residents say the project... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo finds ‘good news’ in probe of contractors on state projectsJoseph Percoco, a longtime friend and former top adviser to Cuomo, along with t
Cuomo finds ‘good news’ in probe of contractors on state projects
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 hours ago
Joseph Percoco, a longtime friend and former top adviser to Cuomo, along with three executives of LPCiminelli, the Western New York contractor chosen as general contractor for the Buffalo Billion program, including construction of... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Swanson To Release New CD ‘Invisible Cities’admit I was shocked to meet such a friendly and humble man who prefers to be ca
Swanson To Release New CD ‘Invisible Cities’
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
admit I was shocked to meet such a friendly and humble man who prefers to be called "Jake," explaining that he grew up in Western New York and was excited when things "lined-up" to purpose his position as Teacher of High School Instrumental Music... Read more
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The Post-Journal
The Probables To Perform At Shawbucks Saturdayband has since developed considerable regional recognition, having started out
The Probables To Perform At Shawbucks Saturday
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
band has since developed considerable regional recognition, having started out playing shows in the Jamestown and Western New York regions and now playing clubs in larger metropolitan areas such as Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Rochester. As... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fatal Buggy Accident Leaves Amish In MourningPa., near the West Virginia border, where a car struck a buggy and injured a fa
Fatal Buggy Accident Leaves Amish In Mourning
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 19 hours ago
Pa., near the West Virginia border, where a car struck a buggy and injured a family of seven. As his own community in Western New York mourns the loss of Henry Koffman Jr., he had a simple message for drivers: When you're near an Amish... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Good economic news for state, some places more than othersdisappearance of brick-and-mortar manufacturing is unabated in parts of the sta
Good economic news for state, some places more than others
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 hours ago
disappearance of brick-and-mortar manufacturing is unabated in parts of the state such as the Southern Tier and much of Western New York, "the rest of state — particularly the New York City area up to the Capital Region — has been doing well,"... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Federal funding to go toward school video collaborationServices (BOCES) will receive a federal grant of $221,780 to increase video col
Federal funding to go toward school video collaboration
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
Services (BOCES) will receive a federal grant of $221,780 to increase video collaboration among 48 public schools in Western New York, Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, announced. The funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County officials agree to new ethics law, keep legislator terms at 2 yearsto disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization i
Erie County officials agree to new ethics law, keep legislator terms at 2 years
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 hours ago
to disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization in any capacity within the eight counties of Western New York.” As with prior proposed laws, the new charter-revision law would also require more minorities and women to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Red Stars face Spirit, and Thorns host Flash in NWSL semisNWSL Shield for the team with the best record. They also clinched home-field ad
Red Stars face Spirit, and Thorns host Flash in NWSL semis
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
NWSL Shield for the team with the best record. They also clinched home-field advantage for the first time. They face the Western New York Flash in a semifinal game Sunday. Forward Christine Sinclair credited first-year coach Mark Parsons. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Congress approves funding for veterans cemetery in PembrokeWASHINGTON – A seven-year fight for a veterans cemetery in Western New York fin
Congress approves funding for veterans cemetery in Pembroke
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 hours ago
WASHINGTON – A seven-year fight for a veterans cemetery in Western New York finally ended this week as Congress approved $36 million in funding for construction of the cemetery in Pembroke. Congress included funding for the cemetery in the stopgap... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County officials reach accord on ethics as legislator terms stay at 2 yearsto disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization i
Erie County officials reach accord on ethics as legislator terms stay at 2 years
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization in any capacity within the eight counties of Western New York.” As with prior proposed laws, the new charter revision law would also require more minorities and women to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Snyder won’t seek sixth term as Seneca Nation presidentpresident is paid at least $185,000 a year, making the tribe’s presidency one o
Snyder won’t seek sixth term as Seneca Nation president
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
president is paid at least $185,000 a year, making the tribe’s presidency one of the most lucrative elected offices in Western New York. The president controls hundreds of tribal jobs and has a major voice in the operations of the Niagara... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County offiicals agree on ethics changes, end push for longer lawmaker termsto disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization i
Erie County offiicals agree on ethics changes, end push for longer lawmaker terms
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to disclose a list of family members “employed by any government organization in any capacity within the eight counties of Western New York.” As with prior proposed laws, the new charter revision law would also require more minorities and women to... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same sex kidnap casewas losing a custody battle to her former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhia
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same sex kidnap case
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
was losing a custody battle to her former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the child from Virginia to the Rainbow Bridge, in western New York, where they crossed into Canada on their way to Nicaragua.Other National... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Plumb announces debates with Reed in 23rd Congressional Districtabout making sure our district has a new representative that is looking out for
Plumb announces debates with Reed in 23rd Congressional District
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
about making sure our district has a new representative that is looking out for our working families in the Southern Tier, Western New York and the Finger Lakes,” Plumb said. “I’m looking forward to making my case directly to our voters because... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap caseher former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the c
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap case
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
her former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the child from Virginia to the Rainbow Bridge in western New York where they crossed into Canada on their way to Nicaragua. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Salon.com
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap caseher homosexuality — was losing a custody battle to her former partner. Prosecu
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap case
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
her homosexuality — was losing a custody battle to her former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the child from Virginia to the Rainbow Bridge, in western New York, where they crossed into Canada on their way to Nicara... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap caseher former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the c
Virginia man convicted in Vermont same-sex kidnap case
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
her former partner. Prosecutors say that Zodhiates drove Lisa Miller and the child from Virginia to the Rainbow Bridge in western New York where they crossed into Canada on their way to Nicaragua. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Barry Snyder Sr. will not run for Seneca Nation presidentNation president makes at least $185,000 a year, making the tribe’s presidency
Barry Snyder Sr. will not run for Seneca Nation president
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Nation president makes at least $185,000 a year, making the tribe’s presidency one of the most lucrative elected offices in Western New York. The president controls hundreds of tribal jobs and has a major voice in the operations of the Niagara... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man shot by Niagara Falls officer had weapon, drugs, police saystable condition. Lewis was the subject of the warrant, police said. Thomas H.
Man shot by Niagara Falls officer had weapon, drugs, police say
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
stable condition. Lewis was the subject of the warrant, police said. Thomas H. Burton, an attorney who often represents Western New York police officers in shooting situations, said he spoke with the officer involved d in the shooting and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Western New York man wounded by police during drug raidNIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A man has been injured after being shot by police du
Western New York man wounded by police during drug raid
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A man has been injured after being shot by police during a drug raid at a western New York home. Niagara Falls Police say the shooting occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday when officers from the city and the county drug... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo: illegal acts occur in big bureaucracies, but projects completed on timeJoseph Percoco, a longtime friend and former top advisor to Cuomo, along with t
Cuomo: illegal acts occur in big bureaucracies, but projects completed on time
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Joseph Percoco, a longtime friend and former top advisor to Cuomo, along with three executives of LPCiminelli, the Western New York contractor tapped as the general contractor for the Buffalo Billion program, including SolarCity’s RiverBend... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Odd twist leads to Xerox homicide arrestthe credit union crimes. "He came here on three separate occasions," ​Adam Coh
Odd twist leads to Xerox homicide arrest
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the credit union crimes. "He came here on three separate occasions," ​Adam Cohen, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Western New York office, said at a news conference Wednesday. In a July meeting with the FBI, agents duped Wilbern into... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Roy E. Brooks Jr.under the CB name "Shake'N Bake." As a dedicated family man, he drove delivery
Roy E. Brooks Jr.
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
under the CB name "Shake'N Bake." As a dedicated family man, he drove delivery routes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Western New York, where he coincidentally met his future son-in-law. Thirty years later, he retired from Sysco Foods. Roy... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Swanson To Release New CD ‘Invisible Cities’admit I was shocked to meet such a friendly and humble man who prefers to be ca
Swanson To Release New CD ‘Invisible Cities’
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
admit I was shocked to meet such a friendly and humble man who prefers to be called "Jake," explaining that he grew up in Western New York and was excited when things "lined-up" to purpose his position as Teacher of High School Instrumental Music... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
"Our Outer Harbor" Holds First Public Meeting To Begin A Call To Actiontogether and speak as one voice and engage the public... we'd have a better sho
"Our Outer Harbor" Holds First Public Meeting To Begin A Call To Action
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
together and speak as one voice and engage the public... we'd have a better shot at protecting land on outer harbor. " Western New York has a history of making some costly mistakes and missing opportunities, Lynda Schneekloth summed it up quite... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Pats' Edelman coy on question of playing QBheard a familiar voice on the other end of the line when Bills head coach Rex R
Pats' Edelman coy on question of playing QB
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
heard a familiar voice on the other end of the line when Bills head coach Rex Ryan stepped up to the speakerphone in Western New York saying, "Julian, this is, uh, Walt Patulski from The Buffalo News. Are you playing quarterback this... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Who has returned campaign cash donated by Ciminelli?of the program. Ciminelli’s political money trail is a long and deep-pocketed
Who has returned campaign cash donated by Ciminelli?
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
of the program. Ciminelli’s political money trail is a long and deep-pocketed one, touching a who’s who of politicians in Western New York. One Democratic candidate for the State Senate has been using the Ciminelli money ties as ammunition... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State, local politicians who received Ciminelli money scrambling in wake of federal pay-to-play chargesof the program. Ciminelli’s political money trail is a long and deep-pocketed
State, local politicians who received Ciminelli money scrambling in wake of federal pay-to-play charges
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
of the program. Ciminelli’s political money trail is a long and deep-pocketed one, touching a who’s who of politicians in Western New York. One Democratic candidate for the State Senate has been using the Ciminelli money ties as ammunition... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Health partnering aims to reduce costs for membersBlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Catholic Health System are joining
Health partnering aims to reduce costs for members
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Catholic Health System are joining forces to offer a benefits plan that promises lower out-of-pocket costs to members who use the system’s facilities or specialists. The “focus” plan, available to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Falls aquarium plans major upgrade to penguin exhibitNiagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster agreed, calling the Aquarium of Niagara Fall
Niagara Falls aquarium plans major upgrade to penguin exhibit
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster agreed, calling the Aquarium of Niagara Falls, not just a city attraction, but a Western New York attraction, with an educational component, that everyone needs to get behind. Donations to the Aquarium of... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrianDUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and kil
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrian
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and killed in western New York. Police say it appears two people had been walking along tracks in the Chautauqua (shuh-TAH'-kwah) County city of Dunkirk early Wednesday when one... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Dutch probe: Malaysian jet downed by launcher from Russiacollide, crash in New York The Federal Aviation Administration says two small
Dutch probe: Malaysian jet downed by launcher from Russia
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
collide, crash in New York The Federal Aviation Administration says two small planes collided in the air, then crashed in western New York south of Buffalo.More >> Officials say three people have been killed following an air collision and crash... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrian in western New YorkDUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and kil
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrian in western New York
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and killed in western New York. Police say it appears two people had been walking along tracks in the Chautauqua County city of Dunkirk early Wednesday when one of them was hit... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrianDUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and kil
Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrian
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and killed in western New York. Police say it appears two people had been walking along tracks in the Chautauqua (shuh-TAH'-kwah) County city of Dunkirk early Wednesday when one... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Marshaus Recalls Working Palmer’s Golf Camp In 1968said. Marshaus' accomplishments in golf are almost too many to list. His perso
Marshaus Recalls Working Palmer’s Golf Camp In 1968
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
said. Marshaus' accomplishments in golf are almost too many to list. His personal highlights, among others, include: PGA Western New York Section Professional of the Year in 1994; district director to the National PGA Board from 1996-99; and the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Ladies Auxiliary To Host Community Appreciation Eventwill have an informational table and will be showing a historical video on the
Ladies Auxiliary To Host Community Appreciation Event
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
will have an informational table and will be showing a historical video on the old Sherman race track; the Girl Scouts of Western New York will have a recruitment table; and the Stanley Hose Ladies Auxiliary will have an informational table and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Krajewski wins Western New York PGA titlegolf pro at the Orchard Park Country Club, eagled the par-5 18th hole Tuesday a
Krajewski wins Western New York PGA title
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
golf pro at the Orchard Park Country Club, eagled the par-5 18th hole Tuesday at Harvest Hill Golf Center to win the OMEGA-Western New York PGA Tour championship. The eagle on the 36th hole of the tournament gave Krajewski a one-stroke victory... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Expansion meeting for Albright-Knoxto talk about the next phase in its growth. And a big part of that is certainly
Expansion meeting for Albright-Knox
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
to talk about the next phase in its growth. And a big part of that is certainly the $42.5 million it just got from Western New York native Jeffrey Gundlach. "That enables us now to focus our attention on the design phase of the project,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ Notebookand Pittsburgh, which rank very high on Oktoberfest traditions. Celebrations s
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
and Pittsburgh, which rank very high on Oktoberfest traditions. Celebrations start this weekend with the Shriners of Western New York, who host their 36th annual Oktoberfest at 7 p.m. Friday in the Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd., West... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Arrest made in FBI cold caseat the Xerox Credit Union in Webster, N.Y., near Rochester. Last March, the FB
Arrest made in FBI cold case
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
at the Xerox Credit Union in Webster, N.Y., near Rochester. Last March, the FBI put up posters and digital billboards in Western New York as they renewed their efforts to find the gunman involved in the robbery and killing. Two people were shot... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Gilbane, Thurman Thomas firm, hired for Workforce Training Center projectthey felt it was important for the agency to support wealth creation locally by
Gilbane, Thurman Thomas firm, hired for Workforce Training Center project
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
they felt it was important for the agency to support wealth creation locally by giving preference to hiring firms based in Western New York whenever possible. So the agency delayed the vote until it could bring in Gilbane’s team to provide more... Read more
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The Buffalo News
IRS contract to create jobs in Wyoming Countycurrently employs 900 among its Perry, Arcade and Horseheads facilities. “We w
IRS contract to create jobs in Wyoming County
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
currently employs 900 among its Perry, Arcade and Horseheads facilities. “We would not be in the position to grow jobs in Western New York without the leadership and hard work from Chuck Schumer in the Senate, as well as the quality work and track... Read more
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USA Today
8 crazy things Bills fans have done tailgatingat a tailgate, but I had to include it because Buffalo wings are the greatest a
8 crazy things Bills fans have done tailgating
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
at a tailgate, but I had to include it because Buffalo wings are the greatest and I want that hat. RIP all the tables in Western New York.3. This failed "Tom Brady" RKO There's so much to love - catching fire and then going back for more jumping... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Legislators say Uber will be a priorityBUFFALO, N.Y. -- Many in Western New York are still wondering when Uber and oth
Legislators say Uber will be a priority
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Many in Western New York are still wondering when Uber and other ride sharing services may be coming to the area. The service operates in almost every other part of the country, including New York City, but it is still illegal in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
William Marten Czamanske, leading photographer, teacher in Rochester areaCommunity Place of Rochester. Since moving to the Buffalo area seven years ago
William Marten Czamanske, leading photographer, teacher in Rochester area
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Community Place of Rochester. Since moving to the Buffalo area seven years ago, he was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Western New York, donated photos of teaching artists to Young Audiences of Western New York and, with his wife, took part in... Read more
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FIFA
Manchester City celebrate, Potsdam in controlThe battle for the NWSL play-offs is finally over after Portland Thorns, Wester
Manchester City celebrate, Potsdam in control
FIFA / Posted 3 days ago
The battle for the NWSL play-offs is finally over after Portland Thorns, Western New York Flash, Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars secured their places on the last day of the regular season. Elsewhere, the title race remains exciting in Sweden... Read more
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