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National Public Radio

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.

National Public Radio

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

Angelica Morrison / Great Lakes Today

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.

Lyft

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

Buffalo Biulls

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.

Disability Rights New York

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.

National Toy Hall of Fame

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.

Buffalo Bills

Rookie linebacker Matt Milano scored on a 40-yard fumble return on a rain-slick field and the Buffalo Bills forced four turnovers in beating the Oakland Raiders 34-14 on Sunday.

Marineland

Marineland has filed a lawsuit against the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co., following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that bans electronic cigarettes from places in New York State where smoking tobacco is already prohibited.

iVolunteerFIRE.org

New York volunteer firefighters who have been diagnosed with certain cancers will be eligible for health care benefits under a new state law.

Buffalo Bills

Rookie cornerback Tre'Davious White forced and recovered a fumble to set up Stephen Hauschka's 30-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining and the Buffalo Bills beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-27 Sunday.

National Public Radio

No more elephants under the big top in New York State.

Gord Downie

Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died. He was 53.

Chris Caya / WBFO News File Photo

New York State is getting nearly $150 million in federal funding for affordable housing and economic development - and $13 million of that is coming to Buffalo.

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The first openly gay member of New York state's highest court is being sworn in.

New York is adopting new standards for the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in local jails.

New York state is taking steps to make it easier to sign up as an organ donor.

National Public Radio

Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges are on strike, affecting more than 500,000 students.

National Public Radio

A Geneseo High School football player is in legal trouble for allegedly giving teammates the addictive painkiller OxyContin.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Parents of children found bullying other minors could face jail time under a new law approved in North Tonawanda.

sabres.com

The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign their franchise player, Jack Eichel, to an eight-year, $80 million contract extension. The contract represents the largest in the organization's history, serving as notice the team is placing its future in the talented hands of a player who won't turn 21 until later this month.

Tech. Sgt. Steph Sawyer / Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base

More than 200 New York Army National Guard soldiers are off on a nine-month mission to train Ukrainian soldiers.

A man caught trying to sneak snakes in his socks across the Western New York border into Canada has pleaded guilty.

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