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A child is dead and another is in critical condition after a car struck them in Delaware Park.

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Erin Kelly, the daughter of Buffalo Bills great Jim Kelly, has just released her book "Kelly Tough."

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Technology is making four of Buffalo's major parking ramps much brighter and greener.

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Another Western New York military member has been killed in a traffic crash.  24-year old U.S. Air Force Sergeant  Michael Klose died last Sunday in a traffic accident near Daun, Germany. 

If you don't want to pay estate tax in New York, you have to stop being a New Yorker. On this week's previously-aired edition of You & The Law, attorney Leah Adamucci talks about  how to stop being a New Yorker for legal purposes.

IBM Buffalo Innovation Center opens downtown

May 29, 2015
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A new high-tech office brought to life with dollars from the so-called 'Buffalo Billion' was formally dedicated Friday in downtown Buffalo.

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says he knows the three men whose homes were searched by law enforcement Thursday well and was surprised to learn of the investigation.

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A few dozen people concerned over the potential closing of the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center turned out for a public hearing in Buffalo's City Hall on Friday.

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Town of Tonawanda Police say standard procedure was followed to the letter in an arrest that resulted in the death of a Grand Island woman.

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Buffalo Public School students are standing up against violence with the signing of a historic 'Peace Pledge.' WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says students from Kindergarten through 12th grade made their commitment Thursday to promote peace.

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As the NCAA baseball tournament begins today, 11 teams will have at least one Canadian-born player on their rosters. With 12 players born north of the border, Canisius features more Canadians than any other team still in the hunt for the championship.


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The Buffalo Sabres got a solid consolation prize after losing out in the Mike Babcock sweepstakes last week. The team, on Thursday, hired Stanley Cup-winning head coach Dan Bylsma to succeed Ted Nolan, who was fired last month.

With five venues, settled in a quaint town with plenty of walk-to attractions, the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, continues to attract a sizeable audience from Buffalo. Anthony Chase reports in during the intermission of "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Royal George Theatre which is attracting a large number of younger audience members (suitable for 8+) who react audibly to the imaginative plot - the "prequel" to "Peter Pan."

A proposal to install term limits for Erie County's elected officials has hit a road block.


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The Olmsted Park Conservancy crossed off the "interim" in Stephanie Crockatt's title Thursday and made her the organization's executive director.

Governor Andrew Cuomo visited a state prison Thursday to announce he’s hiring  more  guards, and to push for a change in how 16 and 17 year olds are treated in the state prison system.

Sabres hire Dan Bylsma as new head coach

May 28, 2015
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The Buffalo Sabres formally introduced Dan Bylsma as their new head coach Thursday afternoon inside First Niagara Center. 

Buffalo clears way for new AMC Theater downtown

May 28, 2015
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A plan to bring a national movie theater chain to downtown Buffalo has cleared a major hurdle.

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Armed with search warrants, investigators are conducting raids at the homes of three key political figures in Western New York.

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Erie County has restored its Local Conditional Release Program. It provides 25 non-violent prisoners in Alden Correctional Facility with early release, job training and rehabilitation in return for one year probation.

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Former New York Governor George Pataki is the latest Republican to enter the race for president. Pataki is  already in New Hampshire this week campaigning for votes.

Former NY governor George Pataki enters presidential race

May 28, 2015
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Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. Pataki formally announced his candidacy late Thursday morning in Exeter, New Hampshire.

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Despite language barriers, one of the many refugee students at Lafayette High School in Buffalo has successfully completed his four years. WBFO'S Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley spoke with the student, who created a powerful self-portrait in his art class displaying the strife he left behind in his home country and the difficulties he experienced while living in Buffalo.


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Buffalo has some great schools and would have even more, under proposals from a UCLA education researcher presented to the school board Wednesday night.


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Cosmetics and other products that end up polluting local waterways could soon be banned from store shelves in Erie County.


In the final weeks of the legislative session, groups are lobbying for some of the major remaining issues still on the table, including groups who want a property tax break for homeowners struggling to hold on to their houses.

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Dog bites are taking a huge bite out of the pocketbooks of American homeowners. Last year, dog bites and other dog-related injuries cost property owners more than $530 million in insurance claims, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

Report: Sabres interviewing Bylsma

May 27, 2015
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A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy.

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There has been another round of park vandalism, this time at the Black Rock Canal Park in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood.

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How will Charter Communications purchase agreement of Time Warner Cable this week impact customers? One business expert believes consumers may see some improvements regarding their technology, but not with their bills.

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