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Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign says it will make a charitable donation with a $25,000 political contribution that was illegally arranged by former top Democratic official Steven Pigeon.

Buffalo Bills

Aaron Rodgers and Jimmy Graham connected on their first touchdown pass of the year, and the Green Bay Packers put together their most complete defensive effort of the season in a 22-0 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that names a bridge on a Western New York highway in honor of a local World War II veteran who flew more than 50 missions in the Pacific.

Buffalo Bills

Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. Allen made Minnesota's Kirk Cousins look like the raw rookie in a stunning 27-6 upset of the Vikings on Sunday afternoon.

New York State Governor's Office

A judge has denied an ex-New York Assembly speaker bail pending the appeal of his corruption conviction and seven-year prison term.

Melvin Gordon matched a career high by scoring three touchdowns, and the Los Angeles Chargers defeated Buffalo 31-20 in manhandling the anemic Bills during rookie quarterback Josh Allen's debut as a starter.

Cornell University

New York grape breeders have produced a fruit that's so big and flavorful they've named it after Mount Everest.

Associated Press

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, speaking in Buffalo, said the league is complying with a judge's order by entering mediation with former players in a bid to settle a concussion lawsuit.

A member of a gang that specialized in robbing drug dealers in Buffalo has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.

A man who fatally struck a retired Southern Tier couple in the town where they held elected offices has been sentenced to prison time.

The Baltimore Ravens harassed and embarrassed Buffalo quarterback Nathan Peterman on a rainy Sunday afternoon and beat the rebuilding Bills 47-3.

Niagara Regional Police

Police say they are searching for armed suspects after a shooting in downtown St. Catharines, ON sent three people to the hospital, with with two then being air-lifted to an out-of-region trauma center for treatment of critical injuries.

Authorities say a Cheektowaga Police officer had to break a car window to rescue a toddler from the sweltering vehicle after her mother apparently overdosed on heroin.

National Public Radio

Marijuana advocates say New York lawmakers should legalize pot for adults, make it affordable and let people grow their own.

WXXI News

New York's highest court is weighing the future of a judge who is trying to keep her job.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will not sign onto a North American Free Trade Agreement that does not include a dispute resolution mechanism and exemptions for cultural industries. Trudeau says the dispute resolution mechanism in Chapter 19 ensures trade rules are followed.

Associated Press

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have named Nathan Peterman their starting quarterback in a job the second-year player is expected to hold until rookie first-round pick Josh Allen is deemed ready.

UAW Region 9 file photo of the 2017 Buffalo Labor Day parade

Unionized workers from across a number of industries are parading through Buffalo to mark Labor Day.

Maloney Campaign

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney's simultaneous campaigns for re-election and New York State attorney general have survived a court challenge.

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Canadian Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is giving the green light to a new roadside test to check for drugs.

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The Ontario Cannabis Store says it has partnered with 26 licensed producers for its online retail platform.

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A new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans smoking in home-based day care centers.

New York Courts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that creates the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.

New York State Department of Health

New York State now prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning booths. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Thursday following passage by the Legislature earlier this year.

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Hundreds of state personnel and fleets of vehicles and other equipment are being dispatched to areas of upstate New York recovering from flash flooding earlier this week.

A Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on priest sexual abuse of minors in that state includes two former Western New York priests with accusations against them that weren’t widely known until now.

New York has joined the growing list of states taking legal action against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. On Tuesday, the state sued Purdue Pharma.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon are set to debate late this month after a back-and-forth over the faceoff.

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A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press a lawsuit filed against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy will not affect his status on the team.

President Donald Trump is daring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warning the Democrat that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers."

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