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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Effort to Aid Survivors Of Young Motherwhen her car was hit by a wrong way driver heading west in the east bound lanes
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 hours ago
when her car was hit by a wrong way driver heading west in the east bound lanes. O’Connor died after being rushed to the Erie County Medical Center, while her children were treated for injuries from which they are expected to recover, at Buffalo... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Poloncarz presents 2018 proposed county budgetBUFFALO, NY-- Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz presented his 2018 proposed
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY-- Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz presented his 2018 proposed budget for the Erie County. The proposed budget was presented to the Erie County Legislature Monday morning. Poloncarz stated in the proposed 2018 budget, the county... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Erie County Sheriff's deputy resigns over racial slurSANDUSKY — An Erie County Sheriff’s deputy recently resigned after he made a ra
The Toledo Blade / Posted 23 hours ago
SANDUSKY — An Erie County Sheriff’s deputy recently resigned after he made a racially-charged comment toward an attorney in front of co-workers, according to Sheriff Paul A. Sigsworth. Justin Smith, submitted his resignation Thursday from the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Erie County Sheriff's deputy resigns over racial slurSANDUSKY — An Erie County Sheriff’s Office deputy recently resigned after he ma
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
SANDUSKY — An Erie County Sheriff’s Office deputy recently resigned after he made a racial slur toward against an attorney in front of co-workers, according to Sheriff Paul Sigsworth. Justin Smith resigned from his position Thursday, the sheriff... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Bounce house at corn maize filled with children goes airborneat the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house,
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
at the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house, was struck and dragged about 20 feet by the bounce house. She was taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening i... Read more
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Wayne Post
Bounce house at corn maize filled with children goes airborneat the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house,
Wayne Post / Posted yesterday
at the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house, was struck and dragged about 20 feet by the bounce house. She was taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening i... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
A bounce house filled with children is sent airborneat the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house,
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
at the scene. A 76-year-old female, who was standing next to the bounce house, was struck and dragged about 20 feet by the bounce house. She was taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening i... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Wind sends bounce house with kids inside airbornenext to the bounce house, was struck and dragged about 20 feet by the bounce ho
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
next to the bounce house, was struck and dragged about 20 feet by the bounce house. She was taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Deputies ask that if any other children were in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio deputy sheriff resigns after accusation of racial slurPress SANDUSKY, Ohio An Ohio sheriff’s deputy has resigned after being accuse
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Press SANDUSKY, Ohio An Ohio sheriff’s deputy has resigned after being accused of using a racial slur at a Columbus bar. Erie County deputy Justin Smith submitted his resignation letter after being placed on paid administrative leave Oct.... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Ohio sheriff’s deputy resigns after racial slur accusationSANDUSKY, Ohio — An Ohio sheriff’s deputy has resigned after being accused of u
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
SANDUSKY, Ohio — An Ohio sheriff’s deputy has resigned after being accused of using a racial slur at a Columbus bar. Erie County deputy Justin Smith submitted his resignation letter Thursday after being placed on paid administrative leave Oct.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio sheriff's deputy resigns after racial slur accusationSANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio sheriff's deputy has resigned after being accused
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio sheriff's deputy has resigned after being accused of using a racial slur at a Columbus bar. Erie County deputy Justin Smith submitted his resignation letter Thursday after being placed on paid administrative leave Oct.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NYS: Wrong-way driver kills Amherst womanvehicle head-on. The vehicle traveling eastbound was driven by Jessica L. O’Co
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
vehicle head-on. The vehicle traveling eastbound was driven by Jessica L. O’Connor of Amherst. O’Connor was taken to Erie County Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. Two children in O’Connor's vehicle, ages 2 and 4, were... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Man stabbed behind Batavia shopping centerwalked to the parking lot of Batavia Downs Gaming, where a good samaritan calle
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
walked to the parking lot of Batavia Downs Gaming, where a good samaritan called 911. The man was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. Authorities are still investigating the incident. © 2017... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Man stabbed in Bataviafar from Batavia Downs. Deputies performed first aid until medics arrived, at w
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
far from Batavia Downs. Deputies performed first aid until medics arrived, at which point the victim was transported to the Erie County Medical Center with serious injuried. Investigators believe the initial stabbing occurred at 4140 Veterans... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Man shot near Hewitt AvenueNY — One man was shot on the city's East Side Friday night, according to Buffal
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
NY — One man was shot on the city's East Side Friday night, according to Buffalo Police. The shooting happened near Hewitt Avenue. The man shot was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment. There is no word on his condition. © 2017 WGRZ... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Erie County Sheriff’s deputy resigns after using racial slur and vomiting on table, records say(Photo Credit: Erie County Sheriff's Office) SANDUSKY, Ohio – An Erie County S
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
(Photo Credit: Erie County Sheriff's Office) SANDUSKY, Ohio – An Erie County Sheriff’s deputy resigned his position after he faced several internal charges, including an allegation that he used a racial slur when speaking about a local... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Progress in North Collins human remains caseBUFFALO, N.Y. — The Erie County Sheriff’s Department is one step closer to iden
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Erie County Sheriff’s Department is one step closer to identifying old human remains found in North Collins a few months back. The remains were sent to a forensic lab in New York City after the discovery for examination. The... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Can Rochester-Buffalo win Amazon sweepstakes?than live here, and we can accommodate this growth where other places would be
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
than live here, and we can accommodate this growth where other places would be strapped to try and do so,” Kucharski said. Erie County legislator Joseph Lorigo was perhaps the first local leader to say Buffalo does have a chance for that very... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Zoe shooting suspect withdraws guilty plea, fires lawyerat his scheduled sentencing Thursday. Christopher Boyd, 30, faced 25 years to
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
at his scheduled sentencing Thursday. Christopher Boyd, 30, faced 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing before Erie County Court Sheila DiTullio. By withdrawing his plea, he will now report back to court on Oct. 31. Boyd is accused of... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Rochester and Buffalo joining forces in pursuit of Amazoncollaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists betw
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
collaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists between our two great communities,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “In addition to several excellent site... Read more
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Bizjournals
It may be a long shot but Western New York to make 'impressive, data-rich' bid for Amazon HQ2and portions of the Southern Ontario region. After considering more than 30 lo
Bizjournals / Posted 4 days ago
and portions of the Southern Ontario region. After considering more than 30 local sites, four were pinpointed — two in Erie County and two in Monroe County. Site locations were not identified. “Ours is a very data-rich response to Amazon’s... Read more
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Wayne Post
Rochester and Buffalo joining forces in pursuit of Amazoncollaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists betw
Wayne Post / Posted 4 days ago
collaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists between our two great communities,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “In addition to several excellent site... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo/Rochester work to bring Amazon to WNYcollaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists betw
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
collaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists between our two great communities,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo in a joint statement. “In addition to several... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Rochester and Buffalo joining forces in pursuit of 2nd Amazon headquarterscollaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists betw
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
collaboration demonstrates the undeniable connectivity that already exists between our two great communities,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “In addition to several excellent site... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
"Happy Horse Tour" visits ECMCBut after two visits from Centers Health Care's "Happy Horse Tour," it's safe t
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
But after two visits from Centers Health Care's "Happy Horse Tour," it's safe to say patients and hospital staff at Erie County Medical Center are hoping it becomes a regular thing. The ponies that visited Wednesday afternoon were named... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Thurman Thomas:think it's something that obviously has to be talked about," Thomas told report
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
think it's something that obviously has to be talked about," Thomas told reporters, during a check presentation to Erie County from Batavia Downs, as part of the long standing revenue sharing agreement between Western Regional Off Track... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Erie County deputies getting body camerasCHEEKTOWAGA, NY - The Erie County Sheriff's Office has become the latest law en
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
CHEEKTOWAGA, NY - The Erie County Sheriff's Office has become the latest law enforcement agency to get body cameras, for some of its patrol units. In an announcement at the Erie County Fire Training Academy in Cheektowaga Wednesday, a group of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
UB moves to rescind Weinstein's honorary degreearticulated in this policy for the selection and nomination of an honorary degr
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
articulated in this policy for the selection and nomination of an honorary degree recipient. Earlier, Guy Marlette, who is running for a seat on the Erie County Legislature, called on the University to rescind the honorary degree. © 2017... Read more
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Philly.com
Pennsylvania jail guard suspended, charged in inmate assaultTimes News reports 34-year-old Corey Cornelius on Tuesday was mailed a court su
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Times News reports 34-year-old Corey Cornelius on Tuesday was mailed a court summons for a preliminary hearing Nov. 29. Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper calls the May 10 incident "unacceptable behavior, and possibly criminal." The... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Missing fountain mystery solved.A viewer question sent to us set us off on a quest to figure out what happened
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
A viewer question sent to us set us off on a quest to figure out what happened to a fountain in front of the Buffalo and Erie County Central Library. The fountain, that sat on a corner in front of the library was a gift a few years back from... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Comptroller: NY needs $27B to fix bridgesa day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficie
MPNnow.com / Posted 7 days ago
a day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, at 86, followed by Erie County, which had 52. The percentage of troubled bridges was highest in Seneca County, where more than one in three... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New York needs $27B to fix local bridgesa day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficie
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
a day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, at 86, followed by Erie County, which had 52. The percentage of troubled bridges was highest in Seneca County, where more than one in three... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bomb squad called to Buffalo's west sideBUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Police have called the Erie County bomb squad to the 20
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Police have called the Erie County bomb squad to the 200 block of Baynes Street due to a report of a grenade found in the area. Police say traffic in the area will be affected as the bomb squad responds. Two On Your Side has... Read more
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MPNnow.com
AP: New York needs $27B to fix local bridgesa day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficie
MPNnow.com / Posted 8 days ago
a day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, at 86, followed by Erie County, which had 52. The percentage of troubled bridges was highest in Seneca County, where more than one in three... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
APNewsBreak: New York needs $27B to fix local bridgesa day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficie
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
a day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, at 86, followed by Erie County, which had 52. The percentage of troubled bridges was highest in Seneca County, where more than one in three... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New York needs $27B to fix local bridgesa day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficie
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
a day on average. New York City had the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, at 86, followed by Erie County, which had 52. The percentage of troubled bridges was highest in Seneca County, where more than one in three... Read more
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New York Post
This die-hard Democratic city is about to turn Republicanare hurting financially, the opioid epidemic is rampant and the manufacturing b
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
are hurting financially, the opioid epidemic is rampant and the manufacturing base is collapsing — all factors that led Erie County residents to vote for a Republican president in 2016, the first since Ronald Reagan. The city of Erie, however,... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Former Erie County Democratic Party Chair indicted in bribery schemeOctober 06, 2017 12:55 PM A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictm
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 10 days ago
October 06, 2017 12:55 PM A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment against former Erie County Democratic party chair Steven Pigeon for bribing a New York State supreme court justice. Pigeon, 56, of Buffalo, was charged with one count... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sources: Steve Pigeon to be named in federal indictmentunsealed, and Pigeon will be named in it. It's unclear the nature of the case
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
unsealed, and Pigeon will be named in it. It's unclear the nature of the case or the charge Pigeon may face. The former Erie County Democratic Party chairman already faces three other criminal cases, including one where he's accused of bribing a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Honoring survivors of domestic violence & breast cancerBUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Sheriff's Department is honoring survivors of dom
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
BUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Sheriff's Department is honoring survivors of domestic violence and breast cancer. The department unveiled two vehicles Thursday with different color schemes to show support for domestic violence awareness and breast... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Boscov's opens 46th store near Erie; celebration on Saturdayofficially open the store. The first ribbon will be made up of $100 bills, one
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
officially open the store. The first ribbon will be made up of $100 bills, one for each member agency of the United Way of Erie County, and a $1,000 bill for the United Way itself. The ribbon, according to company officials, symbolizes Boscov's... Read more
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KERA North Texas
To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delaysor four weeks until we got the individuals into a treatment program or plan," s
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
or four weeks until we got the individuals into a treatment program or plan," says John Flynn, the district attorney for Erie County, N.Y., which includes Buffalo. "Because they didn't get it right away, they were going back out in the streets,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delaysor four weeks until we got the individuals into a treatment program or plan," s
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
or four weeks until we got the individuals into a treatment program or plan," says John Flynn, the district attorney for Erie County, N.Y., which includes Buffalo. "Because they didn't get it right away, they were going back out in the streets,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hatcheries may be forced to shut downcommission’s spokesman, said in an email that the hatcheries slated for closing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
commission’s spokesman, said in an email that the hatcheries slated for closing are Oswayo in Potter County, Union City in Erie County and the Van Dyke American shad hatchery in Juniata County. Oswayo and Union City combined have 12 full-time... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
West Nile Case Reported in Erie CountyERIE COUNTY, N.Y. - The New York State Department of Health has confirmed a rec
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. - The New York State Department of Health has confirmed a recent case of West Nile Virus in Erie County. The Erie County Department of Health did not specify where in Erie County the diagnosis was made. Erie County Health... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Couple facing drug charges after traffic stopBRANT, NY-- A WNY couple is facing drug charges following a traffic stop early
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
BRANT, NY-- A WNY couple is facing drug charges following a traffic stop early Wednesday morning. Erie County Sheriff deputies say they stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Route 5 near Evangola State Park just after 1am. During their... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Former cheerleaders win chapter in lawsuit against NFLFootball League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has uphel
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
Football League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has upheld a decision handed down in June 2016 by Erie County Supreme Court Justice Timothy Drury that certified the plaintiff's lawsuit as a class action suit. The Bills,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Former cheerleaders win chapter in lawsuit against NFLFootball League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has uphel
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 days ago
Football League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has upheld a decision handed down in June 2016 by Erie County Supreme Court Justice Timothy Drury that certified the plaintiff's lawsuit as a class action suit. The Bills,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Former cheerleaders win chapter in lawsuit against NFLFootball League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has uphel
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Football League. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has upheld a decision handed down in June 2016 by Erie County Supreme Court Justice Timothy Drury that certified the plaintiff's lawsuit as a class action suit. The Bills,... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Black Teen CEO/ Philanthropist Wins $15K Competition; Launches Summit To Empower Girls In New Yorkacross the globe. The Day of The Girl Buffalo 2017 is sponsored by Buffalo Ris
BlackNews.com / Posted 14 days ago
across the globe. The Day of The Girl Buffalo 2017 is sponsored by Buffalo Rising, CAO (Community Action Organization), Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo Public Schools, Buffalo Promise Neighborhoods, Cake Crazy... Read more
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