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Summer vacation is over for thousands of children across the region and the AAA and local law enforcement are reminding motorists that "School's Open, Drive Carefully."

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The Niagara Falls City Council is holding a special meeting Thursday to vote on replacing a water pipe that's been causing plenty of headaches for the city and dozens of residents.


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More Niagara Falls police officers will soon be wearing a body camera.

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To meet growing demand, a new compressed natural gas fueling station is open to the public in the Town of Tonawanda. Nexus Natural Gas cut the ribbon on its new self-serve station on Grand Island Boulevard near Kenmore Avenue Tuesday.


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A West side Buffalo barbershop is now a murder scene. 

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After working years without a raise or a contract, some of the NFTA's 1,100 unionized employees are turning to the public for support.

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The move to greener mass transit is underway across metro Buffalo. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority broke ground on a new compressed natural gas fueling station at its bus garage on Military Road in the Town of Tonawanda on Monday.

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More signs calling out banks that are being bad neighbors will be going up this week. State Assemblyman Michael Kearns says he started the "shame campaign" to expose lenders that foreclose on homes and let them rot for years.


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If some lawmakers had their way 45 years ago, the home of the Buffalo Bills would have been in Lancaster.


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Several hundred job seekers packed an informational session in Buffalo about opportunities at Solar City.


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Plans for the 14th annual National Buffalo Wing Festival were announced Wednesday. Wing Fest founder Drew Cerza says more than 30 local, regional, national and international eateries will be serving up more than 120 styles of wings.

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A proposed new law would protect some veterans from housing discrimination.


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History is being made in Buffalo, as demolition of six old drug houses gets underway, paid for by criminals.

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Buffalo's tallest building could have a new lease on life soon. A court-ordered foreclosure auction is set for October 1 for One Seneca Tower.


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Monday's rocky ride on Wall Street is nothing for long-term investors to worry about, according to expert Cristian Tiu.

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The Seneca Nation of Indians officially opened the new "Gateway to the Western Door" on their Cattaraugus Territory in Irving Friday.

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The family of Jay J. Bolvin wants the public to be aware that his father has been released from prison, highlighting Jeremy Bolvin's criminal past which includes two convictions for savagely beating babies. 


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A popular concert series is returning soon to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and a new one is just around the corner.


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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of Western and Central New York today.

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An accused Wheatfield bomb-making has pleaded not guilty after being indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury.

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Critics say a task force to investigate odors in downtown Niagara Falls is an election year stunt by Mayor Paul Dyster.


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In a rare split, New York's two U.S. Senators have differing opinions on the proposed Iran nuclear deal.  Senator Charles Schumer has come out against the pact, while Kirsten Gillibrand says she supports it. 


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Small businesses would have easier access to capital under a bill being pushed by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

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A Niagara County state assemblyman announced Tuesday he is changing his party affiliation. John Ceretto is switching from the Republican to the Democratic conference.

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The state is helping the City of Lockport complete another step in its Locks District Redevelopment Plan. The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has awarded an extra $615,000 for the "Flight of Five" restoration project.


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A preliminary hearing was held in federal court Monday for alleged ISIL sympathizer Arafat Nagi. Nagi was detained in late July after his Lackawanna home was raided. Authorities say he was attempting to join and recruit for the notorious terrorist organization.

It appears Buffalo may have a powerful friend in Albany in Speaker of the State Assembly Carl Heastie.

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The State Assembly will likely take up legalizing mixed martial arts in 2016, according to Speaker Carl Heastie.

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According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease and that number is expected to keep growing as the population ages. But now, primary care doctors may soon be able to diagnose dementia earlier.  
 


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The University at Buffalo has received a prestigious recognition from the National Institutes of Health, a four-year $16 million Clinical Translational Science Award.

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