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Bills' McCoy under investigation in assault of off-duty Philadelphia cops

Reports out of Philadelphia indicate Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is being investigated for the alleged assault of two off-duty Philadelphia police officers at a bar there early Sunday morning.
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Erie County's New Americans Committee holds first meeting

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A committee recently formed to address local immigrant population issues held its first meeting Monday morning in the Rath Building.


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The NFTA no longer controls Buffalo's waterfront. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation approved purchasing the transit authority's Port Terminal complex on the Outer Harbor on Monday.

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Reports out of Philadelphia indicate Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is being investigated for the alleged assault of two off-duty Philadelphia police officers at a bar there early Sunday morning. 

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Young adults from the age of 18 to 21 will soon have a unique place to go for help in the struggle against addiction.

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Mayor Byron Brown wants to make sure Buffalo Public School children remain safe before and after school. In his State of the City address Brown pledged to deliver more funding to the Buffalo Peacemakers.  WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says the organization has made major strides in protecting children to and from school.  

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Higher education is always a mix between the theoretical and the practical. That's especially true for students at UB's Department of Architecture and Planning.


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While public researchers scramble to deal with the threat of the Zika virus, one local expert believes finding a vaccine will take a long time.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


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It appears that the hype over a new Tops supermarket opening downtown, near the Central Library, may be a little premature.


Buffalo area supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spent the weekend campaigning for her in New Hampshire in advance of Tuesday's primary there.

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On today's show, we'll talk about the hazards of judging the economy by the movements of the stock market; the Obama Administration's goal to bring down unemployment for young job hunters; and why infrastructure is important to jobs.

In its 2017 budget proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday, the Obama Administration is expected to call for spending almost $6 billion to help young people find their first jobs, especially those who are not in school and not employed.

The unemployment rate for those between 16-19 years old stands at 16 percent. While that's down from 19 percent a year ago, it is still much higher than the nation's overall unemployment rate, which ticked down to 4.9 percent in January.

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Library of Congress; c. 1838 lithograph, based on a c. 1828 painting by Charles King Bird

Heritage Moments: Red Jacket vows ‘While I live, you will get no more lands of the Indians’

During the American Revolution, the Seneca Nation’s lands covered practically the entire Niagara Frontier. But by 1819, their territory had dwindled to five tracts covering only about 130 square miles. All along, the Seneca clan chief Red Jacket opposed the sales, as well as what he saw as other encroachments on Indian self-determination.
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Press Pass: Pollution plagues Scajaquada Creek

Attention is now focused on the level of pollution in the Buffalo's Scajaquada Creek. "It's the only one (waterway) in the entire Niagara River Watershed where it's unfit for aquatic life," said Investigative Post's Dan Telvock during WBFO's Press Pass.
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