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Sabres hire Dan Bylsma as new head coach

The Buffalo Sabres formally introduced Dan Bylsma as their new head coach Thursday afternoon inside First Niagara Center.
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With five venues, settled in a quaint town with plenty of walk-to attractions, the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, continues to attract a sizeable audience from Buffalo.  Anthony Chase reports in during the intermission of "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Royal George Theatre which is attracting a large number of younger audience members (it's suitable for 8+) who react audibly to the imaginative plot - the "prequel" to "Peter Pan." At the Festival Theatre it's "Sweet Charity" while at the Courthouse Theatre Ibsen's "The Lady from the Sea" is up.

A proposal to install term limits for Erie County's elected officials has hit a road block.

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The Olmsted Park Conservancy crossed off the "interim" in Stephanie Crockatt's title Thursday and made her the organization's executive director.

Governor Andrew Cuomo visited a state prison Thursday to announce he’s hiring  more  guards, and to push for a change in how 16 and 17 year olds are treated in the state prison system.

Sabres hire Dan Bylsma as new head coach

14 hours ago
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The Buffalo Sabres formally introduced Dan Bylsma as their new head coach Thursday afternoon inside First Niagara Center. 

Buffalo clears way for new AMC Theater downtown

17 hours ago
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A plan to bring a national movie theater chain to downtown Buffalo has cleared a major hurdle.

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Armed with search warrants, investigators are conducting raids at the homes of three key political figures in Western New York.

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Erie County has restored its Local Conditional Release Program. It provides 25 non-violent prisoners in Alden Correctional Facility with early release, job training and rehabilitation in return for one year probation.

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Former New York Governor George Pataki is the latest Republican to enter the race for president. Pataki is  already in New Hampshire this week campaigning for votes.

Former NY governor George Pataki enters presidential race

20 hours ago
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Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. Pataki formally announced his candidacy late Thursday morning in Exeter, New Hampshire.

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