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In an effort to clear its name, the Buffalo Urban League is taking the Office of Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw to court. The Urban League contends that Mychajliw's December 9th report is "filled with factual errors - and does not follow accounting standards."


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Cory Booker, a U.S. Senator from New Jersey, talked to a small group of seniors in Buffalo on Monday about the upcoming election.

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Hillary Clinton expressed her faith in Buffalo's future and took some credit for helping spur the city's economic rebound while serving as a U.S. Senator while making a campaign push in downtown Buffalo Friday.


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Hillary Clinton is scheduled to bring her campaign for president to Buffalo Friday. Despite Clinton's sizable lead in delegates, the stakes are high for her in New York.


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An effort to save lives sparked a lengthy and heated discussion in Old Erie County Hall on Thursday.


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The new state budget includes several projects designed to transform Buffalo's transportation infrastructure. Gov. Andrew Cuomo provided highlights Wednesday before a packed house at the Buffalo Museum of Science. 


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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is gearing up for what's being called a "monumental" public art installation this summer, one that's going to alter several structures across the City of Buffalo.


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A new branding campaign is in the works for Niagara Falls. The President and CEO of Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation, John Percy, says removing the Robert Moses Parkway downtown and the upgrades being made to the State Park will put a green focus on the American Falls.

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Ahead of New York's presidential primary April 19th, a new Quinnipiac University Poll shows a "home-court" advantage for each party's front runner.


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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.

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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.


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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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