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The investigation continues into what police are calling a murder-suicide in Orchard Park.


It has been nearly two years to the day since the New Stadium Working Group met for the first time. It was highly touted following the death of former Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson as a way of keeping the team in Buffalo.

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A young Buffalo man is behind bars charged with shooting eight people, two of them fatally.

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The race for the White House will likely wind through Western New York soon. The state's presidential primary is three weeks away and one of the nation's most powerful Democrats says New York is at play.


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In Buffalo's Delaware Park on Monday, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer said a proposed 30% cut would devastate the Clean Water Act.

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New York's senior senator is taking a cautious approach to claims by some NFL team owners that the Buffalo Bills need a new stadium.


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More local streets need to be "Complete Streets." That's according to advocates pushing to make Buffalo more pedestrian friendly.

New York State

A big addition is on the way for Niagara Falls State Park. It was designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and it's recognized as the oldest state park in the nation.


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A week after Buffalo's Comptroller voiced concerns about the BMHA's outstanding debt the Common Council signed off on another loan for the Housing Authority.


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Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone joined leaders of Catholic Charities Tuesday in announcing the results of Appeal Week 2016. Malone say just over $8 million has been raised, so far.

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Congressman Chris Collins is trying to distance himself from one of the dozen companies "in which he maintains a financial interest." And also from "the workers who receive a paycheck" from the companies.


NYS Board of Elections

In less than a month New Yorkers will be able to weigh-in on the race for the White House by voting in the state's presidential primary. But residents must register to vote by this Friday March 25th.


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Following their monthly meeting - the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners refused to speak to the media Thursday. Several reporters wanted to give the officials an opportunity to respond to claims by the Comptroller that the BMHA owes taxpayers more than $3 million.

People who rent public housing in Buffalo will be barred from smoking in their homes starting this summer.

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The City of Buffalo's fiscal watchdog is taking a closer look at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority after digging up millions of dollars worth of unpaid bills.

Walmart may get on board with Metro Bus after all. Company executives were in town Tuesday to discuss public safety concerns over Walmart's plan for its new Cheektowaga store. 


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Walmart's refusal to give Metro Bus access to its new Super Center in Cheektowaga may provide an opportunity for Buffalo residents.


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With no end in sight to the number of people dying from a fatal drug overdose, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill that she says could help.


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Nearly eight years after a major funding cut for capital improvements, several state lawmakers and labor organizers representing Western New York are calling for a so-called "math error" to be corrected.

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A Milwaukee-based company is moving its Niagara Falls-based molded plastics factory. But the 81 jobs there aren't going very far.

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A plan announced Wednesday would expand Erie County's lead poisoning prevention programs. County Executive Mark Poloncarz is calling on the Legislature to increase program spending by $3.75 million over five years.

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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants to repeal the County's Ethics Code and start over. Created over the decades, the  current code consists of three documents.


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The Buffalo Urban League has filed a notice of claim against Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw over what the group calls "an improperly conducted and fatally flawed report" that has caused harm to the organization.

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By early 2017, the City of Buffalo's rental stock will include nearly 100 apartments in two new buildings overlooking the Buffalo River.


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Applications are now being accepted for the third annual 43North startup competition. New York state is offering $5 million in prizes to help entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.

Newly revised numbers from the State Labor Department show Buffalo's job growth has not been as strong as previously declared. But one local economist is dubious of the new data.

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The busy Elmwood Village will soon have hundreds of additional parking spaces.

Buffalo Public Works Commissioner, Steve Stepniak says, under a new "seasonal parking plan" vehicles can park on both sides of the street in summer months. Stepniak says, new signs are being posted on 17 side-streets. 

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A new Buffalo Police exam will be held in just over 90 days and it could lead to a job for hundreds of city residents. 


UM Flint.edu

Students and staff at UB's School of Public Health received an update on the Flint water crisis from a recent UB graduate.


City of Buffalo

Small companies owned by women and minorities will soon be able to find help bringing their dreams to life.

BNE website

As part of its ongoing effort to attract new companies and jobs to the region, the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise is looking for the latest information about the local workforce.


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