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Samuel Herbert is on the ballot in the Democratic primary for the Fillmore District Council seat held by David Franczyk.

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Dozens of students, faculty and staff at the University at Buffalo are gearing up for a unique competition. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, it involves building a small, ultra-efficient home, putting it on flatbed trucks and shipping it across the county.  


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If all goes according to plan, there could be some new attractions at Canalside in the not too distant future.


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A new bike path extension opened on Buffalo's Outer Harbor Tuesday. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul joined other officials for a brief ribbon cutting ceremony on the connector at the north end of Furhmann Boulevard near Wilkeson Pointe.

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The investigation continues into the early morning explosion in Wheatfield that seriously injured a man who was making a bomb.


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The deaths of two young residents in less than a year has elected officials calling for greater safety at Walden Avenue and Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.

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A slice of the Buffalo Billion is going into the Western New York Workforce Development Center on the city's East Side. Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading a chorus of local officials, promising the center will provide opportunities for everyone across the region.


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Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo Wednesday to announce plans for a new Western New York Workforce Development Center.


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A tragedy nearly resulted in Chautauqua County Tuesday where creeks are overflowing due to heavy rains. WBFO's Chris Caya was there to witness a dramatic scene as first responders made a heroic rescue.

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Over recent days there have been conflicting reports about a deal reached in Albany over New York's gun control law. However, one top state official maintains there have been no changes to the SAFE Act. 


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Improvements are coming to the banks of the Buffalo River. The $4.7 million project follows the ten year  remediation of toxic sediment from the riverbed.

Fans going to see The Rolling Stones play at Ralph Wilson Stadium Saturday are reminded that the Buffalo Bills' Code of Conduct is in effect for the concert.

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A new effort is looking to improve the region's health by working at the grassroots level. Canisius College and the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo are teaming up to train and certify community health workers.


According to a former council member who is running for Mayor of Niagara Falls, the city is on the verge insolvency.

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The Niagara District's David Rivera has been elected the new majority leader of the Buffalo Common Council.

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The State Department of Transportation has announced that "traffic calming" initiatives will be implemented this year along the Scajaquada Corridor following a tragedy that took the life of a three-year-old boy in May. 

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A brief ceremony was held in Buffalo City Hall Monday to officially change the name of Squaw Island to Unity Island.

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Residents in the Town of Clarence have been dealing with problems on Tonawanda Creek Road for about a decade, as erosion has caused part of the road to collapse. During a stop there Monday, Sen. Charles Schumer warned that unless Congress acts, road funding will run out soon.

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People with post-concussion syndrome may benefit from pioneering treatment developed in Buffalo.

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The 91st Annual Appeal for Catholic Charities has exceeded its goal. As of Tuesday, the final day of the Appeal, just over $11.15 million had been received.

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New incubator space will soon be available for entrepreneurs. Renovations underway at The Foundry will include 12 new studios for startup companies.

City, state and federal elected officials support restoring Fosdick Field at City Honors School. But it appears the community group pushing the plan for the vacant Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority land will not be getting preferential treatment.

Plans have been unveiled for restoring Fosdick Field at City Honors School. Public housing that stood on the land for nearly 35 years was recently demolished.

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Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is pushing to close a serious loophole in drivers license regulations that could pose a danger to the public.

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The newest addition to the Buffalo Zoo was put in to service Thursday.

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A large crowd was on hand Wednesday for the launch of the East Ferry Street Photograph Project.


Amherst Police are investigating two overnight break-ins on Bernhardt Drive in Snyder.

The push for mayoral control of the Buffalo Public Schools is over, at least for the time being.

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Buffalo's redevelopment is spreading beyond the waterfront and the medical campus. The corner of Main Street and West Ferry has been transformed from a blighted eyesore into Fenton Village, a 33-unit luxury apartment complex.

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As lawmakers return to Albany to wrap up the legislative session the dean of the the local delegation says there's little support for giving Mayor Byron Brown control of the struggling Buffalo Schools.


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