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Food safety woes spike during grilling, picnic seasons

Grillmeisters who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of another outdoor cooking season should remember one thing: barbecues and picnics can be hazardous to our health.

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State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released a scathing audit of the Tonawanda Housing Authority.

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The City of Buffalo water system will be experiencing some upgrades this year.

Food safety woes spike during grilling, picnic seasons

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Grillmeisters who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of another outdoor cooking season should remember one thing: barbecues and picnics can be hazardous to our health.

Artie Awards nominations announced

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The Artie Committee proudly announces the 2016-17 ARTIE AWARD nominations, recognizing excellence in theater in Buffalo.

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The transition a child makes from kindergarten to elementary school is not always an easy one. Undetected developmental issues, missed registration dates and poor communication between school administrators are just a few of the obstacles that face children and their families.

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If you’ve ever wondered how being in the military has changed over the course of time, Old Fort Niagara is sponsoring a series of events that begin Saturday.

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Starting June 7th, prospective students can apply for tuition-free education at state colleges through the Excelsior Scholarship program.  The particulars of the plan were approved Thursday by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Board of Trustees.

Updated Friday, May 26, at 4:45 p.m.

The region braced for a long stretch of rain and showers -- weather that could contribute to more flooding.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for rain or a chance or showers every day through Thursday. 

And the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River board, which controls outflows from a big dam, says it be "several weeks" before the lake is significantly lower.

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Erie County is asking Albany for some help in dealing with the problem of zombie homes. Officials believe the county is home to 800 zombie properties, vacant homes allowed to deteriorate as the foreclosure process grinds to a conclusion.


More than a month after a proposal was first introduced to provide the Erie County Health Department with $1 million for efforts to curb opioid addiction, members of the Legislature agreed on how to proceed.


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