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Jeb Bush appears at Buffalo campaign fundraiser

Jeb Bush, one of more than a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls, appeared in Buffalo Tuesday morning for a campaign fundraiser.
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Roswell Park teams up with Nigerian cancer center

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Dave DeLuca

About 102,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed annually in Nigeria. More than 70 percent die from the disease.

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The idea of large asteroids threatening the Earth and its habitants is not just the stuff of Hollywood, say scientists and advocates who are urging governments to do more to detect the deadly space rocks.

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The Buffalo Board of Education is meeting behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the search for a new school leader. 

Jeb Bush appears at Buffalo campaign fundraiser

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Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Jeb Bush, one of more than a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls, appeared in Buffalo Tuesday morning for a campaign fundraiser.

A pioneering gay activist is suggesting the Supreme Court decision allowing gay marriages across the country may be the easiest part of the struggle for gay civil rights.

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Niagara Falls streets are improving, using a little money and some new machines.

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A seven year tradition in Hamburg is using golf to help young amputees and their families.

Today on WBFO's Press Pass, Blues host Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about the significance of a film crew sighting Pat recently made on a Buffalo street. They also discusses a number of new film shoots about to get underway in Western New York.

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A state lawmaker from Niagara County is hoping to take proactive steps to further secure the long-term future of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station by developing an extensive emergency services and management hub on part of the grounds.

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A collaboration is underway to focus on the prevention of sexual violence.  Crisis Services is sharing a Sexual Assault Prevention grant from the state Health Department with the YWCA of Niagara and RESTORE Sexual Assault Services will share in the regional grant.

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Pork from Lockport pig farm in high demand

A Lockport farmer has made a name for himself due to the high-quality pork his pigs produce. WBFO contributor and Buffalo Spree food editor Christa Glennie Seychew visited the Niagara County farm to find out more.
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WBFO wins top radio award from AP

WBFO has won the top award in the New York State Associated Press Association's annual news awards competition.
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Gardening

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Hostas abound at Southtowns garden

Gardening season is in full swing in Western New York. WBFO contributor Elizabeth Licata, the editor-in-chief of Buffalo Spree magazine, recently visited the property of a Boston Hills couple who specialize in growing one plant in particular, the hosta.
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Farming

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Changes on the farm

It's the season for dairy and agriculture festivals in Western New York. Springville staged its annual tribute to farming last weekend. Down in Allegany County, Cuba will kick off its five-day Dairy Week on Tuesday, June 16.
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Ontario beekeepers say farm pesticide is killing millions of drones

A showdown is looming in Ontario between beekeepers and some farmers and seed companies over the use of a controversial pesticide.
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