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Delaware North is settling into its new world headquarters in Buffalo's Entertainment District.


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While some challenges remain, one expert believes there have been many positive economic developments for the Niagara Falls area.


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Changing Albany's revenue sharing formula for the Seneca Niagara Casino is going to take cooperation, according to Assemblyman John Ceretto (D-Lewiston). Ceretto says he heard about Senator Robert Ortt's recent proposal in the media. 

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Now that the holiday shopping season is underway some people may be wondering what to buy. Despite advances in digital technology, old fashioned print books remain a popular option. 


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Area residents who helped build the atomic weapons of the Cold War may now qualify for compensation. Rep. Brian Higgins says says workers at Hooker Chemical and other local factories were exposed to radiation without adequate monitoring or protection.

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Senator Charles Schumer is calling for a ban on green lasers following an incident where a FedEx plane flying high over Jamestown was "lit up" by a laser.


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The memory of former Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson will live on for years in to the future. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has announced $7 million in gifts for local groups.

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Ted's Hot Dogs is officially back in its hometown. The new downtown location of one of Buffalo's oldest fast-food establishments opened Monday morning on West Chippewa Street near Elmwood Avenue.

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The former chief operating officer of the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus is now working to boost Niagara Falls. The Niagara Global Tourism Institute has tapped Patrick Whalen as its interim director.


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To ease parking in the Elmwood Village this holiday season, the City of Buffalo is rolling out a new shuttle service.


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Buffalo-based Delaware North is giving Explore & More a big lift towards opening a new children's museum at Canalside. The company has made a $1 million commitment to the project's capital campaign.

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Support is growing for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan for increasing the minimum wage for all New Yorkers. During Cuomo's stop in Buffalo on Wednesday, Mayor Byron Brown pledged to follow the governor's lead. 


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A small bakery is planning to grow on Buffalo's West Side. Since Bread Hive, a worker cooperative bakery, formed last year, its products have been available at a walk-up window at the bakery at 123 Baynes Street and at select stores, restaurants and farmers markets.


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The Rebuild New York Now campaign stopped in downtown Buffalo on Monday and warned about the dangers of crumbling infrastructure.

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A new group has been launched to help expand Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing platforms across the state. The effort is being led by the Internet Association, which represents dozens of well known companies, from Amazon to Zenga.

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The new owner of Rural Metro is vowing to improve ambulance service.

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A homecoming of sorts gets underway at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery this weekend. A new exhibit titled "Monet and the Impressionist Revolution" opens to the public Sunday.

New York's Attorney General is being criticized by Rep. Chris Collins after Eric Schneiderman ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop taking bets in New York.


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Cease-and-desist letters have been sent to Daily Fantasy Sports leaders FanDuel and DraftKings. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the companies have five days to stop accepting bets in New York.

Thousands veterans who suffered a "dishonorable discharge" may get the chance to clear their record. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she's introduced a bill to help veterans discharged because of their sexual orientation.


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Fast food workers in New York state are scheduled to get a pay increase to $15 an hour in 2021. Now, the push is on to include other low-wage workers nationwide.


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Federal dollars that help the NFTA and other mass transit agencies across New York state are "under attack," according to Sen. Charles Schumer.


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Some members of Western New York's congressional delegation are split over President Barack Obama's recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline application.


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Dozens of family, friends and well-wishers turned out for a homecoming celebration Friday for World War II veteran Johnnie Hodges.

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A new nursing lounge is available now available for mothers to feed their children while at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport.


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A Cheektowaga intersection linked to the recent deaths of two teenagers is getting an overhaul. The New York state Department of Transportation plans to make several safety improvements at Walden Avenue and Harlem Road.

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Developer Mark Croce is offering one floor of the Statler to help convince the University at Buffalo to return its Law School downtown.

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The evolution of downtown Buffalo's waterfront continues tonight. The Erie Canal Harbor Corporation will be lighting the Connecting Terminal Grain Elevator.


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The expansion process for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is moving forward.


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The Common Council is expected to begin a lengthy review of  Buffalo's new Green Code today.


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