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In the wake of Thursday morning’s shooting on a community college campus in Oregon, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is once again calling for federal action on gun control.

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A portion of the I-190 was closed during the overnight hours as construction crews installed a new pedestrian overpass above the Thruway.

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US Senator Charles Schumer is calling for an increase in spending to bolster the nation's weather tracking systems.

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The tragic loss of a colleague and administrative assistant has moved Governor Cuomo to establish a pair of public benefit programs.

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Dayton, Ohio's The Noah Wotherspoon Band delighted a sold-out crowd at the second WBFO Buffalo Blues Bash of the year Saturday night in the WNED|WBFO Studios.

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The Buffalo Bills have set a new record in the team's history, but this time off the field.

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The Buffalo Common Council has adopted a resolution urging greater accessibility to medical marijuana.

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Congressman Brian Higgins was in Buffalo yesterday talking about developments in the Middle East.

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With the first blast coming just after seven this morning, the towering structure of the old Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital began to slide into itself and as the blast continued, the old structure imploded into a pile of debris.

Tech developers will compete to solve local civic issues on Saturday, Oct. 10 during the Western New York Civic Hackathon. For 13 hours, teams will face off to deliver the best technological solution to issues facing the region.

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Do you That's what we're talking about on this week's You & The Law, the right of publicity for someone who is famous or prominent. Attorney Leslie Mark Greenbaum talks about the rights of someone living or dead to sell themselves for commercial purposes.

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The vacant Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse in downtown Buffalo, which is in walking distance of several other courts in Buffalo, is an ideal location for the University at Buffalo Law School, according to State Senator Marc Panepinto.

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A portion of State Route 75 through the Town of Eden has been renamed in memory of U.S. Army Captain John J. Levulis, who died in May from injuries suffered in an auto accident while traveling on the New Jersey Turnpike in a convoy to Fort Dix.

If you heat your home with natural gas, heating bills could hit the lowest levels in more than a decade.  Experts say current projections indicate that average heating costs will be 29% lower than last year.

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down in December after seven years in the Obama administration. 

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Final preparations are underway for the implosion of a longtime Buffalo building that will soon give way to mixed use development in Gates Circle.

It appears wide receiver Sammy Watkins and running back LeSean McCoy will not be in the lineup when the Bills host the New York Giants Sunday. Analyst Matt Sabuda believes the Bills have a chance to overcome the injuries against a suspect Giants defense.

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Shopping and spending with plastic is going to change a lot, as the new "chip and pin" cards started into use yesterday. They are in wide use in Canada and much of the rest of the world but are coming late to the U.S.

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul says the Cuomo Administration is making an effort to hire more minority workers in new construction and jobs projects planned for around the state.

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The city of Buffalo is putting measures in place to help drivers safely navigate Gates Circle. The action follows several direct crashes which have left the stonework around the circle heavily damaged.

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Broadway is Broadway, sure, but if "the play's the thing," well you can have a pretty good time here in Buffalo. Anthony and Peter both thoroughly enjoyed IN THE HEIGHTS at Musicalfare and NEWSIES at Shea's. But those are only two.

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The state's Public Service Commission is considering changes to existing low-income utility assistance, seeking ways to improve service for those who need it most. Activists say the current system is badly flawed and underfunded.

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Downtown Buffalo's tallest building sold for $28 million Thursday in a foreclosure sale auction.

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The widow of the late Buffalo Bills founder Ralph Wilson was at Roswell Park Cancer Institute Thursday morning, presenting a gift of $4.2 million to support the center's quality-of-life services.

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One of the two men charged in the slaying of a New York City violinist at her Chautauqua County summer home has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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The Buffalo Public School District's latest plan to deal with discrimination in city schools is discouraging, according to Samuel Radford, the head of the District Parent Coordinating Council. 

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On Tuesday October 6, over 100 Western New York Restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to help stop the spread of HIV and AIDS and provide much-needed services to those living with the disease. It’s part of the 13th annual Dining Out for Life fundraiser.

The next WBFO Blues Bash takes place this Saturday in the WNED|WBFO Studios. The headliner is The Noah Wotherspoon Band, a trio that found success at the International Blues Competition in Memphis, finishing second. WBFO Blues host Pat Feldballe talked with Wotherspoon about the band’s beginning and his fondness for public broadcasting.

Buffalo police say a missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's has been located.

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A New York comedian who is also an activist on prison rights issues is drawing attention to the state’s practice of investing a small amount of its pension fund in the private prison industry.