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Federal law enforcement agencies are warning consumers about fake goods flooding the market.

US Navy

People thinking about getting tickets for next month's commissioning of the USS Little Rock LCS 9 have missed the boat. The event's organizers have suspended ticket registration. 

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A new relief effort is underway to help Hurricane Maria survivors now living in Buffalo.

Crisis Services

Crisis Services is settling in to its new home this week. After 30 years on Main St., near Hertel Ave., Buffalo and Erie County's only 24 hour crisis center outgrew its former space.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership

For the first time ever, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce, has released a survey showing how employers view the area's business climate.


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With the arrival of colder temperatures, the City of Buffalo has implemented Code Blue, the city's emergency weather safety plan for the homeless.

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People Inc. is now offering affordable housing in the City of Tonawanda. A brief ribbon cutting ceremony, with state and local elected officials in attendance, was held Tuesday for the new the Highland School Apartments.

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The former Women and Children's Hospital is in new hands. Kaleida Health sold the property just a few days after successfully moving into the new Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. A pair of local developers are partnering to breathe new life into the old hospital site in the Elmwood Village. 

National Public Radio

Following the mass shooting in a Texas church Sunday, some public comments essentially made mental illness the scapegoat for the tragedy. However, a local expert says that is harmful in many ways.

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Choco-Logo Confectionary Design is once again making chocolate in downtown Buffalo.

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Technology is now helping to improve cross border traffic on the Peace Bridge. And more improvements could be on the way. 

MHPC

A new campaign is underway by Mental Health PEER Connection to help more people recover from opioids and other addictive substances.

With no major party opposition, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is expected to cruise to victory in Tuesday's election. However, the lack of a big citywide race in Buffalo could impact Erie County races.

Buffalo based M&T Bank is number one in the Northeast for small business banking satisfaction according to the latest study by J.D. Power.

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A local cab company is not yielding to the new kids on the block, Uber and Lyft, without a fight. Liberty Yellow Cab is turning to technology to stay competitive with the ride-hailing companies. 

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The City of Buffalo is taking steps to address concerns about speeding in residential neighborhoods.

New York State

Motorists who travel the I-190 can expect overnight and weekend lane closures on Grand Island over the next few weeks. The first phase of replacing the Grand Island Toll Barriers is underway.

Seneca Nation of Indians

Clean renewable energy is now flowing on the Seneca Nation's Allegany Territory.

M&T Bank

M&T Bank has named a new leader for its middle market banking group.


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The 2018 budget proposed by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz cuts the county's property tax rate by one penny to $4.94 per $1,000 of assessed value.

Buffalo Automation Group

A sea change could be on the way for lake freighters and other watercraft. A local start up is developing technology that could revolutionize how ships navigate from port to port. 


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Improvements are on the way for the Clinton Street Business District in Buffalo's Kaisertown neighborhood.

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Buffalo Public School officials and local elected leaders cut the ribbon on the District's newest Community School on Thursday.

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New housing will be going up soon on the site of the former Central Park Plaza on Buffalo's East Side. LPCiminelli, Mayor Byron Brown and community leaders broke ground Wednesday on the $90 million Highland Park project.

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A fully restored diner is now open for business in Buffalo's Larkinville neighborhood. The Swan Street Diner, near the corner of Seneca Street, began serving breakfast Tuesday morning.

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For the first time, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi is speaking publicly about two former employees who stole thousands of dollars from UB.


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During his sixth State of the University Address Friday, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi called UB "an institution on the rise," but said more private donations are needed keep momentum going.

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Parent Facilitators, who recently learned they're out of a job with the Buffalo Public Schools, are calling for the program's restoration. Advocates say the facilitators played an important role in city schools.

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Jack Eichel, the Buffalo Sabres star forward, says he's looking forward to being apart of the city for years to come. The 20-year-old Eichel, and his boss, met with reporters in Key Bank Center Wednesday after agreeing to a contract extension that makes him the highest paid Sabre in team history.

Buffalo Police Department

As a pair of civil rights organizations prepare to sue the city of Buffalo for information on police checkpoints, Mayor Byron Brown says he "feels very comfortable" with police actions.

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