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It was built in the 1920s in North Tonawanda, bought by a man who moved it to Massachusetts and has more recently sat in storage in Ohio. A vintage carousel will soon be coming back to Western New York, calling Buffalo's Canalside its new home.

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Delaware Park visitors can now take a self-guided audio tour of Frederick Law Olmsted's award-winning masterpiece.

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Now that the former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle hospital is a pile of rubble, project planners are moving forward with plans for the first piece of redevelopment on the property. On Tuesday morning, members of the Buffalo Planning Board were shown a design for a proposed future Canterbury Woods senior housing building.

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High absentee rates continue to prevent student achievement and graduation in the Buffalo Public School District. The Buffalo News recently wrote two major stories about the problem in its 'How to Fix Buffalo' schools series.  This week in our Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News Education reporter Mary Pasciak about her extensive articles.  

Concerns raised over presence of sea lamprey

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An effort is underway to eliminate an invasive species in Cayuga Creek before it migrates to Lake Erie.

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It has been a good tourism year for Niagara Falls, New York. Now, there are some changes in the works on that decades-long quest to keep people for more hours and more days.

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The implosion of the old Millard Fillmore Hospital on Saturday cleared the way for the giant re-development of the site. A major piece is the new Canterbury Woods facility.

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Governor Cuomo, who has been somewhat reticent about speaking out on the national stage, has lately been talking about the  issue of gun violence, saying it should be a key topic in Congress and in the 2016 campaigns.

Novelist Nancy Reisman grew up in Buffalo in a well-known family and her first book, The First Desire, is a family saga that spans much of the 20th century. Now a teacher at Vanderbilt University, Reisman's new book, Trompe l'Oeil, is about an Irish family. Resiman sat down with WBFO's Mike Desmond to talk about writing, families and college teaching.

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Buffalo mayor Byron Brown is encouraging construction laborers to apply for an anticipated tripling of jobs on the SolarCity work site over the next few months. He's also praising what he says is a proven recognition of workforce diversity in the Riverbend project.

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The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County has received a second round of funding to help students at Buffalo's Southside Elementary School and South Park High School.

While some argue that the Bills new aggressive attitude is behind the team’s penchant for penalties, analyst Matt Sabuda isn’t buying it.

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Nearly a dozen volunteers from Western New York will be helping victims of South Carolina's historic flooding over the next few weeks.

In a conversation with WBFO, Michelle Singletary displayed two dominant traits: the easy, charismatic demeanor that has helped her become a nationally-syndicated financial writer and a passionate distaste for wasting money.

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Questions continue about economic development practices by Governor Cuomo’s Administration, including the proposed sale of valuable piece of land from one state agency to another state entity for a dollar.

Curtiss Building continues transformation into luxury hotel

Oct 5, 2015
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The old Curtiss Building on Franklin Street doesn't look a lot different these days on the outside, but its developer Mark Croce promises it's going to be a truly luxurious hotel.

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Buff State students and staff had a chance to talk about campus safety Sunday night during a public forum in Rockwell Hall.

Food hall coming to Market Arcade

Oct 5, 2015
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Over the years, several restaurants that opened in the space next to the Market Arcade in downtown Buffalo have failed. But that's not stopping a local developer from taking the plunge with a new venture.

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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.