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NYS Power Authority

New York regulators are launching a comprehensive review of energy service companies, saying the competitive residential market created by utility deregulation hasn't lived up to its promise.

Buffalo Bills

Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

BOCES

Erie One BOCES is expanding its welding training program in the Town of Tonawanda - another sign of increasing interest in vocational education or what is currently called career and technical education.

The Buffalo Connection: TSO's Bob Kinkel

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Derek Gee

Tim O’Shei of The Buffalo News has been traveling around the country visiting Western New Yorkers who’ve had a big impact on pop culture. His latest feature in The Buffalo Connection series – which hit print yesterday – is a profile on Bob Kinkel, co-founder of the global music phenomenon Trans-Siberian Orchestra. For more than three decades, the Williamsville native has been sharing his music with the world, and his career is coming full circle.


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Despite recently tweeted threats by President-Elect Donald Trump to reverse efforts to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba, Roswell Park Cancer Institute is moving full speed ahead with its Cuban partner, the Center for Molecular Immunology, to test a lung cancer vaccine. 


Erie County Legislature

Across the country, many municipalities are grappling with the idea of challenging federal law and providing forms of sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. One local legislator believes proposals for sanctuary policies are on the rise, and is out to ensure Erie County doesn’t adopt one.


Ciminelli Real Estate

The redevelopment of a city-owned parking lot into a downtown supermarket and mixed use space is in a potentially lengthy design phase. City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown seems satisfied with its current progress.

U.S Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a U-S citizen at the Peace Bridge on Saturday, charging him with possession of an unlicensed loaded handgun and drugs.

NEW YORK — U.S. Senator Charles Schumer says United Airlines should change a new fare structure that allows fliers to pay cheaper prices but comes with strict rules.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — The federal Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans to New York businesses hurt by the months-long drought.

The first public meeting was held with residents Saturday about a University at Buffalo study that will examine soil pollution around the Tonawanda Coke plant.

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People looking to celebrate the start of the holiday season had no shortage of tree lighting ceremonies  Saturday. There were at least six of them, probably more, across the community.

Local musicians are coming together to help advance jazz education throughout the Buffalo Public Schools.

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Four Buffalo Firefighters were injured while battling an overnight blaze.

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A rash of attacks in the University Heights area has residents on edge.

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It’s that time for people to brave the elements and jump into frigid lake water.

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Despite seeing the most fruitful period of economic development in recent history, many residents and areas in the City of Buffalo continue to struggle with poverty. As part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative, both the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, and the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo will help the city create a work plan to change that.


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Evans Supervisor Mary Hosler, who took office in January, says she blames the town's former elected officials for Evans' fiscal mess.

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A Buffalo Common Council Member's proposed changes, designed to make it easier for ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber to eventually open in the city, has a fellow lawmaker urging peers to put up a roadblock.


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A University at Buffalo student was assaulted with a knife and robbed on Lisbon Avenue near the UB South campus Thursday at 5:30 p.m.   

The playoff hopes of the Buffalo Bills will not end if they lose Sunday's road game to the Oakland Raiders. However, as analyst Matt Sabuda points out, the contest provides the Bills with a chance to make a statement that they can beat a top team when the stakes are high. It's the type of late-season game that has been missing throughout most of the Bills' playoff drought.


A Buffalo woman has been found guilty in an October 2015 double murder-arson.

Town of Evans

The financial roof has fallen in on the Town of Evans, without money to pay bills and desperately borrowing to meet payroll.

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Canada’s largest fresh fruit and vegetable processor has opened the doors on a facility that takes up 13 acres of a business park in Orleans County.

Ciminelli Real Estate

A downtown parking lot is being turned into a sizeable mixed-use complex that will include 200 housing units and a Tops market.

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A new place for young adults who are in recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol is now open near U.B's South Campus in Buffalo. 


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Governor Andrew Cuomo spent the early part of this week in a marathon bill signing — and vetoing — session. The governor rejected an unusually high number of bills, and some supporters of the vetoed measures aren’t pleased.


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For the first time ever, eminent classical composer Krysztof Penderecki of Poland will be performing with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Saturday and Sunday. The concert is titled "Poland's Maestro." WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley had a chance to meet with him to discuss his work.     

It turns out that magic and the supernatural, not to mention dark themes, often the basis for children's stories, inform a number of holiday offerings on our stages.


A former Buffalo police lieutenant has pleaded guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law in federal court.

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