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Black Friday bargain hunters offer strategies for savvy shopping

Even though it was barely past 8 a.m., some Black Friday shoppers were already resting tired feet in the McKinley Mall food court.
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Bankruptcy started as a way for a person to re-start financially, to erase debts.

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What began in 1993 as a 15-year celebration of a 1979 disco event returns to Buffalo this weekend, with an estimated 7,000 expected to put on their boogie shoes and relive disco and the era in which it peaked.

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Even though it was barely past 8 a.m., some Black Friday shoppers were already resting tired feet in the McKinley Mall food court.

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An out-of-town production crew endured several weeks while working around East Aurora during last year’s severe winter. The product of their efforts, “A Prince for Christmas,” premiers Sunday at 8pm on ION Television.

If the Buffalo Bills are to make the post-season, a win on Sunday at Kansas City is a near necessity. Analyst Matt Sabuda believes the Bills have an edge against the Chiefs.

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A local high school has embraced NPR's StoryCorps The Great Thanksgiving Listen.  Teachers across the country were encouraged to have students record interviews this Thanksgiving weekend. A tool kit for teachers and an app to download the interviews has been provided. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley was at Buffalo Seminary where students interview their grandparents.

Attack places spotlight on school bus aides

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The attack on a Buffalo school student on a school bus by other students is re-opening the debate about bus aides.

As many consumers scramble to cash in on holiday deals during the busiest period of the shopping season, advocates are urging them to their homework and be on the lookout for deceptive advertising practices.

The month of November may end soon, but many local productions will be up through Sunday, December 6, so if your entertainment plans were curtailed by Thanksgiving "busy-ness" you still have time.

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the team's recent scoring struggles and where the team stands one-quarter into the 2015-2016 season.


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In his 1847 memoir, “Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave,” the abolitionist William Wells Brown recalled the years he spent in Buffalo as a worker on lake boats. He remembered one dramatic episode from his Buffalo years in gripping detail.
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WBFO wins top radio awards from PRNDI, AP

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