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Upstate Republican Brian Kolb says he will run for New York governor next year. He becomes the first Republican to officially announce for the race.

A 47-year-old Niagara Falls man, who lost his leg when he stomped out an ignited homemade bomb, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for unlawful possession of a destructive device.

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LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs.

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Authorities say a woman is in critical condition after being set on fire by a man.

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The Canadian Automobile Association says nearly four in every five Ontario drivers surveyed are concerned about the impact legalizing marijuana will have on road safety.

The House has overwhelmingly voted to kill a resolution from a Democratic lawmaker to impeach President Donald Trump. The vote Wednesday was 364-58, including "nay" votes from Democratic Reps. Brian Higgins of Buffalo and Louise Slaughter of Rochester, the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee.

Six women have filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, seeking to represent a class of "dozens, if not hundreds" of women who say they were assaulted by the movie mogul.

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A new survey suggests the vast majority of Canadians favors a ban on guns in urban areas.

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Rex Burkhead scored twice and the New England Patriots won their eighth straight by beating the Buffalo Bills 23-3, continuing their dominance over their AFC East rival.

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A spokeswoman for New York Public Radio says allegations of sexual misconduct against a former host are disturbing and "would clearly violate'' the station's standards and practices. 

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NBC News says longtime "Today'' show host Matt Lauer has been fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior.'' 

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Authorities say a grand jury will decide whether to bring criminal charges against a Western New York hunter who shot and killed a neighbor he mistook for a deer.

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A federal judge has ruled that the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia must reform how it decides parole for asylum.

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The Ontario government is offering a full tuition refund to students who withdraw from this semester because of the province's five-week-long college strike.

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The woman accusing Sam Hoyt of sexual harassment says in a federal lawsuit that Gov. Andrew Cuomo knew and did nothing to stop it. However, the governor's office denies the allegations.

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The University at Buffalo wants its missing library books back. No questions asked.

The Ontario government legislated college faculty back to work on Sunday, ending a five-week strike and paving the way for students to return to class Tuesday.

Buffalo Bills

Casey Hayward made two of the Chargers' five interceptions during a horrific first half by Buffalo rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman, and Los Angeles cruised to a 54-24 victory over the slumping Bills on Sunday.

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New York State is creating a suicide prevention task force to study ways to reduce the number of New Yorkers who take their own lives.

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Striking faculty at Ontario's 24 colleges have rejected on a proposed contract offer aimed at ending a month-old strike.

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Federal recovery aid will be coming to Lake Ontario shoreline communities after President Donald Trump issued a major disaster declaration for spring and summer flooding.

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Ride-hailing company Lyft is bringing its service to Canada.

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Mark Ingram scored a career-best three touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints won their seventh straight game by plowing through a porous Buffalo Bills defense in a 47-10 rout on Sunday.

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Dozens of New York state lawmakers have written to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's top corrections official to urge them to end solitary confinement of prisoners.

A New York prison inmate will spend 10 more years behind bars for the attempted murder of another inmate inside the maximum security Attica Correctional Facility.

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The board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame.

The federal Home Energy Assistance Program has $327 million earmarked for New Yorkers. Applications will be taken starting Monday.

Buffalo Bills

Matt Forte ran for two touchdowns four days after complaining the Jets didn't run the ball enough, and an overwhelming defense sacked Tyrod Taylor seven times Thursday night in New York's 34-21 demolition of the Buffalo Bills.

More than 40 million fire extinguishers in the United States and Canada are being recalled because they might not work in an emergency.

Ontario is set to introduce legislation today that would regulate the sale and distribution of recreational marijuana.

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