Chris Caya

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The Buffalo City Mission is moving ahead with a major addition.

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A project designed to control invasive species in the Niagara River Gorge, and boost tourism, is set to get underway in Niagara Falls Tuesday.

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The New York Times has placed Buffalo on its latest list of "52 Places to Go in 2018."

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The push is on to save a nearly 140-year-old building near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

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Player evaluations are underway at One Bills Drive, in Orchard Park. During their end-of-season press conference, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane, and coach Sean McDermott said, it's too soon to say what offseason roster moves the team might make.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made a quick stop in the Buffalo area Monday to hear about the benefits of working for an employee owned company.

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A local member of the state delegation is calling on New York's Department of Labor to abandon a proposed Employee Scheduling rule. Opponents of the rule say it could do more harm than good.

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The long wait is almost over for Buffalo Bills fans. For the first time in 18 years the Bills are in the playoffs and will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in a wild card game Sunday. Win or lose, the game should give some local businesses a reason to shout.  


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Several startups are beginning the New Year settling in to their new home on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Wednesday marked move-in day for the newest class of 43North winners. 

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Plans are set to be unveiled Wednesday for bringing new life to an old rail corridor in Buffalo.

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Not everyone's on board with shoring up the Central Terminal with  funding from the second round of the Buffalo Billion.

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Even though temperatures are expected to be in the single digits Sunday - families can still get out and celebrate New Year's Eve in comfort. The community is invited to the 29th annual First Night celebration inside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

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Frigid temperatures that settled across the region this week are starting to cause lakes and other bodies of water to freeze over. And that means the start of ice fishing. WBFO’s Chris Caya reports on some important tips for anglers.  

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A new campaign is underway to promote the positive impact that adaptive reuse projects have had in the City of Buffalo. The goal is to prevent potential changes that supporters say could derail the city's renaissance.

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Hundreds of donated stuffed animals are now in the hands of young patients at John R. Oishei Children's Hospital.

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City of Buffalo residents who want to prepay their 2018 state and local taxes can do so at the Erie County Clerk's Office.

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The list of outdoor activities at Canalside, in downtown Buffalo, is a little longer this winter. But the new attractions are only up for a limited time.

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Security is tight in and around Canalside, in downtown Buffalo. Dozens of police officers, some dressed in camouflage and carrying high-powered rifles, were on duty outside KeyBank Center on Tuesday, the first day of the eleven day World Junior Hockey Championship.

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Under a new state policy taking effect January 1, workers across New York will be eligible for Paid Family Leave. 


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Jorge Suarez has been sentenced to the maximum 25 years to life in prison for murdering Anchor Bar employee Freddie Dizon in May of 2016.


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A plan is in the works to help prevent more "black water" and other illegal discharges into the lower Niagara River. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be calling on the State Legislature to fund major improvements to the Niagara Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

 

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The Jefferson Avenue business district, in Buffalo, is slated for some major improvements. And it's starting out with free Wi-Fi.

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Albany is helping the Town of Cheektowaga in its ongoing effort to reduce sewer overflows into Scajaquada Creek.

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Basic life skills that many take for granted can often be challenging for people with developmental disabilities.

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Where do you go if you've got a great idea for a new product or business but need advice on how to get started? And how to fund your dream? A local organization is giving entrepreneurs across the region a leg up.

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Plans are in the works that will change the look of Canalside. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has approved what it's calling the "Interpretative Structures Project."

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A new database is being tested that allows airlines to check a pilot's credentials before they're hired. It's required as part of the safety regulations enacted after the crash of Flight 3407, in Clarence Center, that killed 50-people.

One of the region's largest construction companies is downsizing its operations, with LPCiminelli announcing it is closing its general contracting business.

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Oral arguments in a case against suspended Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett are set to begin next month.

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A free shuttle service has given some local businesses a shot in the arm. A new report shows the Discover Niagara Shuttle had a $35 million economic impact in Niagara County in 2016.

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