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The National Women's Hall of Fame has chosen 10 women to be inducted this year. The class of 2017 was announced Tuesday in Seneca Falls, the site of the first women's rights convention, where the hall is located.

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City officials in Buffalo have shut down a bar where a man was shot outside in the latest of dozens of incidents reported at the tavern over the past year. 

Two western New York brothers have died after their snowmobiles went through thin ice on an Adirondack lake.

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Facebook is heading to New York State's highest court to challenge search warrants seeking information from user accounts.

Two suspects have been charged after police say a dog was dragged by a car for nearly a half-mile in Welland, ON.

They don't mean to sound ungrateful, but ... New York public college students who stand to gain from the nation's most ambitious free-tuition proposal point to a sobering reality: free tuition doesn't mean free college.

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Congressman Chris Collins has written a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, asking it to examine the biometric entry-exit system announced by the Trump administration for U.S. borders.

New York State Police say they have charged a Chautauqua County woman and her 26-year-old son with fatally shooting the woman's ex-boyfriend in his home.

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Three states are now suing the Trump administration over the executive order restricting refugees and immigration. New York and Massachusetts have joined Washington State in announcing the legal challenges to Donald Trump.

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A man who jumped out of a third-floor window at Buffalo Police Department headquarters while being questioned about sexual assaults has pleaded guilty to rape charges.

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The New York Power Authority is looking to use drones instead of helicopters or boats to inspect the ice boom between Lake Erie and the Niagara River.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggests his nation's peacekeeping decisions will be made with the Trump administration's particular world view in mind.

Clarence Congressman Chris Collins is calling for the United States to broker a bilateral deal with Canada as opposed to updating the three-party North American Free Trade Agreement.

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after his vehicle veered into the path of an oncoming tour bus in Chautauqua County.

New York lawmakers will soon begin several weeks of hearings on Governor Cuomo's $152 billion state budget proposal.

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New York Attorney General on Thursday issued guidance to local governments on how they can put laws and policies in place to limit their participation in federal immigration enforcement activities under Republican President-elect Donald Trump's administration.

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A Buffalo man brought his murder trial to a halt when he pleaded guilty to beating and strangling his estranged girlfriend.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to tweak one of his signature economic development programs.

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A former Boy Scout leader who tricked a troop member into sending him sexually explicit pictures of himself has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. 

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The Buffalo Zoo has announced the birth of an ocelot kitten.

An expansion of industrial hemp farming was one of Governor Cuomo’s proposals at his regional State of the State address in Syracuse. The proposal comes the same week the state allots more money to fight drug addiction.

New York's $18.8 million Riverway project will be completed this summer after the discovery of contaminants in soil nearby delayed work for several months.

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A helicopter carrying New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to New York City was forced to make an emergency landing after the cabin filled with fumes.

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New York lawmakers will again face a proposal this year to lift the statutes of limitations on sex abuse crimes.

New York state lawmakers have gathered in Albany Wednesday to begin their work for 2017. The Senate and Assembly both convened for the first time since they adjourned last summer.

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An East Aurora woman has been charged with stealing more than $1 million from the auto dealership where she worked. 

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Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula has full confidence in general manager Doug Whaley's ability to turn around his franchise, and outlined the reasons coach Rex Ryan was fired in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has awarded $3.5 million for the final design of the Niagara Gorge Project. 

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Eastern Air Defense Sector personnel in central New York are training in preparation for Santa Claus tracking operations on Christmas Eve.

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is turning up the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users.

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