No injuries were reported as an Alaskan Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport this morning.

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Though he's been on the job for just a few months, Dr. Kriner Cash believes he's coming to grips with some of the most-pressing issues inside the troubled Buffalo school system. Attendance and student safety are emerging as two of the biggest problems.

Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937, but some want to see that changed.  Four states don't recognize Columbus Day and a growing number of cities have followed suit.

More business expansion planned for Riverbend area

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While SolarCity is getting the most attention in Buffalo's developing Riverbend section, a British couple who opened up their food businesses on South Park Avenue nearly four years ago are moving forward with an expansion.

M&T merger passes another regulatory hurdle

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The next expansion of Buffalo's M&T Bank has taken another step toward reality. New York state regulators have approved M&T's application to acquire Hudson City Bancorp Inc. 

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Allen Street may be a legendary local drinking and partying street in the neighborhood but the Allentown Association is tiring of some alcohol-fueled behavior. The group is backing the push to move last call from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Tyrod Taylor set a team record for quarterbacks by rushing for 77 yards in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 14-13 road win against the Tennessee Titans. Analyst Matt Sabuda says Taylor was able to shake off a slow start as the Bills overcame a 10-0 deficit.

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This may sound odd, but a successful career and a happy life is not something you should start thinking about after you graduate college. The Director of Career Services at the University of Buffalo says you should focus on those things when you begin college.

In the City of Lockport, police have  arrested two men responsible for a number of residential burglaries that took place while residents were asleep.

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On Sunday morning a number of people gathered in North Buffalo to race for equality.

A movement to recognize Native Americans on Columbus Day is attracting more cities around the nation.

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In general, Western New Yorkers get to enjoy a wonderful fall season, but everyone knows that this is the precursor to winter.

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Olean Police are seeking the public's help in solving a brazen bank robbery that occurred Friday afternoon.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have ended their funding feud regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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If you are traveling to Canada this holiday weekend be prepared for busy border crossings. Both Americans and Canadians will celebrate a holiday on Monday.

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Its been 10 days since the tragic campus shooting that left nine people dead at Oregon's Umpqua Community College and SUNY campuses are rethinking if their planned emergency tactics are sustainable.

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Thursday's horrific crash along Route 16 in Sardinia has turned deadly.

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Buffalo Fire officials are reporting that two people are dead after an overnight blaze destroyed a building on the city's East Side.

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A local family is filing a lawsuit against West Virginia University in the death of an 18-year-old student.

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Halloween will be celebrated at the Buffalo Zoo this weekend.

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High tech is becoming a key part of legal fights over auto accidents in a very high-tech world.

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With a great deal of focus on improving graduation rates in the city of Buffalo, a program is underway at the Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo that is allowing teenage inmates to reach high school graduation. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley takes us inside.

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Squaw Island is no more. Along Niagara Street Friday, members of the Seneca Nation of Indians joined Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in unveiling a new entry sign for what is now "Unity Island."

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While leaders earlier this week announced that minority and women hiring goals have been met or exceeded at the SolarCity construction site, protestors on Friday complained that the numbers should have been higher.

Coming off a disappointing loss to the New York Giants, the Bills (2-2) hit the road looking for a win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. "The Bills really need to get off to a good start without sloppy play calling and execution," said analyst Matt Sabuda on WBFO's Beyond the Playbook.

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A local school district is recognizing Monday as Indigenous Peoples' Day. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the Akron Central School District wants to teach students about the important historic role played by Native Americans in the community.

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Hope ran strong Thursday night during the Party in the Plaza, as fans readied for the opening game of the Buffalo Sabres season and the regular season debut of Jack Eichel. Eichel didn't disappoint, notching his first career goal in a 3-1 loss to Ottawa.

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NPR's "Family Matters" event drew a large crowd Thursday night to the WNED-TV studio. The session drew nearly 400 people who came to learn more about their personal finances.

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Chautauqua County is joining Erie County in banning personal care products containing microbeads.

As Buffalo continues its growth spurt, or renaissance, and property values rise, some smaller theaters are feeling squeezed. Four of them have had to find new venues, including A.R.T., B.U.A., Road Less Travelled, and Rust Belt Books, which is now at 415 Grant Street.