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Carolina's defense allowed only three points for the second straight week and Graham Gano converted three field goals as the Panthers held on to defeat the Buffalo Bills 9-3 on Sunday.

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University at Buffalo Police have identified a suspect in a series of burglaries that have been plaguing dorms since July.

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The University at Buffalo has a strong connection with NASA, with a number of alumni serving the administration on a variety of projects.

Mason's Mission Foundation

A new $500,000 playground is now open in Pendleton - but this is not just any playground. The family who raised the money for the project say for the first time, children and parents can play together in a truly 100 percent inclusive handicapped-accessible playground.

National Women's Hall of Fame inducts 10

Sep 17, 2017
National Women's Hall of Fame

The National Women's Hall of Fame inducted 10 women Saturday, celebrating their pioneering efforts in areas that include medicine, entertainment, the military and politics. There was also a luncheon and ceremony to celebrate 100 years since suffragists gained the right to vote in New York.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is deploying members of the National Guard and the New York State Police to the US Virgin Islands.

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An advisory committee that serves the airline industry is recommending the Federal Aviation Administration roll back a key requirement for pilots to obtain licenses to fly commercial jets. Senator Charles Schumer says he, and the families of victims of Flight 3407, will fight to block such a change.


Whole Foods Market first store in the Buffalo area opened for business Friday morning, in Northtown Plaza, in Amherst.

Graphic Controls to move 43 jobs into downtown Buffalo

Sep 15, 2017
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Graphic Controls is moving jobs from a closing out-of-state operation into Buffalo, with some help from New York State's Excelsior program.

National Public Radio

Increasingly, American companies rely on parts from overseas to reflect prices, quality or supply. That can get complicated because of trade rules, financing issues and differing quality rules among nations. However, for American companies to have a solid future, they must export to other available markets.

Count analyst Matt Sabuda among those who were unimpressed with the Bills season-opening victory over the New York Jets, which, he says,"felt like a fifth preseason game."  The competition intensifies Sunday as the Bills visit the Carolina Panthers, the team that employed Bills head coach Sean McDermott for the previous six years. 


Erie County

Como Lake Park is a jewel of Erie County, with thousands of Cheektowaga and Lancaster residents living close by and walking, biking or driving to its facilities. Erie County is starting to resolve a large slug of mud in the middle of the park's lake.

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Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has been caught on a hot microphone recounting the advice he is giving to President Donald Trump.

Speaking to a colleague, Schumer said he told Trump, "You're much better off if you can sometimes step right and sometimes step left."

The remarks took place on the Senate floor and were captured by C-SPAN. Schumer said Trump "likes me," but it was unclear from the video to whom Schumer was talking.

Sounding pleased, Schumer predicted, "Oh, it's going to work out and he'll make us more productive, too."

NYS getting $25M for mobile addiction centers

Sep 15, 2017
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's office

New York State is getting $25 million in federal funds to help fight the opioid addiction epidemic.

New York State Thurway Authority

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New Yorkers who use the state Thruway will have a bit of a wait before more cashless tolling is installed on the nearly 500-mile tolled portion of the road.


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Curtain Up! this Friday night, September 15, marks the opening of the 2017-2018 theater season, with a formal dinner, some informal dining at Expo, shows along Main Street between Tupper and Chippewa (recently dedicated as "The Chris O'Neill Way"), but all over the area as well, including a spectacular version of Mel Brooks' THE PRODUCERS at the Kavinoky Theatre on Porter Avenue.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Although many local theater venues hosted opening performances Thursday evening, Buffalo's formal celebration of a new theater season takes place Friday evening with the 36th annual Curtain Up!

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While thousands of men left the U.S. for Canada to avoid military service during the Vietnam War, many Canadian men came to America to do just the opposite. As part of WNED|WBFO's "Our Vietnam Voices" series, we bring you the story of one such Canadian who took up arms for the United States.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A company founded three years ago as a startup is announcing a new phase of its operation, and settling into a bigger space on Delaware Avenue.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The Niagara Falls Water Board is being fined by the state over its "black water discharge" near the base of the Falls on July 29. Governor Andrew Cuomo calls the incident inexcusable.

University at Buffalo

Nearly 400 eager minds came out for the first annual Entrepreneurs Festival hosted at University at Buffalo’s North Campus Thursday. The summit, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, was an opportunity for students and community members to gain more information on entrepreneurship.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

One day before Buffalo's Theatre District was set to celebrate its 2017-18 season, State Senator Chris Jacobs was inside one of the venues announcing that state money has been secured to help continue an ongoing capital improvement project.


Buffalo Zoo

Picasso, van Gogh and Warhol might have some formidable competition from an unusual commune of artists.

Our friendly local lion cubs, elephants and sea lions have been busy making artistic creations. They were sold Thursday night during an art show and auction at the Buffalo Zoo.

The fundraiser was appropriately christened Art Gone Wild.

Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition

A century-old apartment building on West Utica will be getting an $11 million rehabilitation, updating the building's mechanical technology and making more units ready for the changing veteran population.

Niagara Falls Police say a baby has a fractured skull after the boy fell from a second-floor opening at a dilapidated home.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The Buffalo School Board is back up to nine members, after Catherine Flanagan-Priore was sworn in as the Park District member Wednesday.

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Two-thirds of students in Buffalo Public Schools have problems showing up to class every day. That is according to data released at a Buffalo School Board committee meeting Wednesday.


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The state Board of Regents is taking steps to make it easier for teachers to become certified in New York. But the state education commissioner denies that it’s a lessening of requirements.


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For better or worse, the effects of the Vietnam War are still being felt today. As part of WNED|WBFO’s “Our Vietnam Voices” series, Avery Schneider takes a look at special program in the Western New York court system that – thanks to the influence of Vietnam veterans – helps others who served put their lives on a better path.

The Cheektowaga man accused of second degree attempted murder and first degree assault in connection with the hammer attack on his wife has been released on $10,000 bail.

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