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Brown asserts Buffalo's commitment to battle climate change

With little progress on an international climate change agreement, state and municipal governments worldwide are coming together to address the issue.
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The son of late conservative icon Jack Kemp talked about presidential politics and the state of the GOP during a visit to Buffalo Monday.

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Irish immigrants have played an important role in Buffalo's history since its earliest days. They were hard laborers, scooping grain on Buffalo's waterfront. Others became policemen and civic leaders. The October issue of Buffalo Spree explores Western New York's Irish heritage. In this week's Press Pass conversation with WBFO's Mark Scott, editor Elizabeth Licata says it's a heritage many celebrate.

Buffalo Repertory Awards Theater

A new outdoor theater series is in the works for Western New York, and it’s aimed at building on the success of Buffalo’s already popular Canalside location.

Buffalo State, like many other institutions and offices and factories is filled with surveillance cameras, either outside or in areas of dorms or offices or even some stairwells around the campus.

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For many of the local building trades unions, this is recruiting season as the locals open the application system for people interested in becoming apprentices in the trades.

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With little progress on an international climate change agreement, state and municipal governments worldwide are coming together to address the issue.

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It has been a little over a year and a half since Erie County Medical Center appointed Richard Cleland as its Chief Executive Officer. He joined WBFO at the end of August to reflect on his role and talk about what lies ahead for the hospital, the healthcare industry, and the city of Buffalo.

No injuries were reported as an Alaskan Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport this morning.

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Though he's been on the job for just a few months, Dr. Kriner Cash believes he's coming to grips with some of the most-pressing issues inside the troubled Buffalo school system. Attendance and student safety are emerging as two of the biggest problems.

Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937, but some want to see that changed.  Four states don't recognize Columbus Day and a growing number of cities have followed suit.


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Teen's recovery from opiate addiction provides hope

While the opioid epidemic is on the rise, there is hope for recovery. WBFO’s Cheryl Hagen has more on one former addict’s road home.
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Bustling farmers markets attracting droves of locavores

Summer may be winding down, but Western New York farmers markets are still in full swing. WBFO contributor Christa Glennie Seychew, a writer for Buffalo Spree magazine, visited some local markets to find out why they've become so popular in recent years.
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WBFO wins top radio awards from PRNDI, AP

WBFO has won first place honors in a national competition for its coverage of the Snowvember Storm. Public Radio News Directors Inc.
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