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Trump Defers To Pelosi And Delays State Of The Union Address

Updated at 1:15 a.m. ET President Trump said Wednesday night he won't be looking for an alternative place to give the State of the Union address. Earlier in the day, asked about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., insisting he could not speak on the House floor until a partial government shutdown is over, the president said, "We'll do something in the alternative." But late in the evening, Trump noted that Pelosi "changed her mind because of the Shutdown, suggesting a later date. This is...

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After a year of planning and zoning challenges with the Town of Pomfret, Brooks-TLC Hospital System is picking a different location for their new hospital.

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It’s been a challenging past few years for farmers. The New York Farm Bureau laid out priorities Wednesday that focused on supporting legislation this upcoming year that could provide financial relief to farmers in need.

Officials in the Niagara County Village of Barker are still determining what it will take to rebuild the village hall and library. They were both housed in the same historic building destroyed by fire early Monday morning.


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Today's Facebook Live conversation takes a deep look into the workings of Crisis Services, the 24-hour agency which handles more than 85,000 calls each year.

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Charlie is sorry no more. The SPCA of Erie County is nursing a pitbull-terrier mix they named Charlie back to health, after Buffalo sanitation workers found him injured and emaciated in a garbage tote.

School Closings: Jan. 23, 2019

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Wednesday's weather has closed or delayed the following schools:

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Police Chief Patrick Phelan says the investigation began last week when a 16-year-old student showed a photo of another person to his friends and made a comment, claiming that the person looks like he could be a school shooter.

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Entrepreneurship among seniors is trending in the United States and research shows that people 50 and older are opting to turn a business idea into a rewarding and profit-making retirement plan. 

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The New York State Legislature voted Tuesday to codify the abortion rights in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into New York law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure immediately after the vote.

With the Supreme Court now having five justices who are less likely to approve of gun regulations and laws, it granted a major gun case Tuesday for the first time in nearly a decade.

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In federal courts around the nation, the wheels of justice may soon be grinding to a halt.

The government shutdown has already caused delays and disruptions throughout the federal court system, and officials are bracing for things to get a lot worse next week.

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Nathan Phillips and Nick Sandmann sparked a nationwide debate after video surfaced of their confrontation on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. There are myriad perspectives on the event, and reporter Jacqueline Keeler writes that this video "reveals the triumvirate of experiences that largely define American history."

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In federal courts around the nation, the wheels of justice may soon be grinding to a halt. The government shutdown has already caused court delays and disruptions. But as NPR's Tovia Smith reports, things may get a lot worse next week.

TOVIA SMITH, BYLINE: It's carved in stone on the front of the federal court in Boston that the whole government depends on the, quote, "skillful administration of justice." But for many who do that job, it's getting harder.

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In federal courts around the nation, the wheels of justice may soon be grinding to a halt. The government shutdown has already caused court delays and disruptions. But as NPR's Tovia Smith reports, things may get a lot worse next week.

TOVIA SMITH, BYLINE: It's carved in stone on the front of the federal court in Boston that the whole government depends on the, quote, "skillful administration of justice." But for many who do that job, it's getting harder.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

In federal courts around the nation, the wheels of justice may soon be grinding to a halt. The government shutdown has already caused court delays and disruptions. But as NPR's Tovia Smith reports, things may get a lot worse next week.

TOVIA SMITH, BYLINE: It's carved in stone on the front of the federal court in Boston that the whole government depends on the, quote, "skillful administration of justice." But for many who do that job, it's getting harder.

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Robert Creeley (1926-2005), one of the most important American postmodern poets of his era, belongs to the world. But he also was ­— and continues to be ­— a Buffalo treasure.

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