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Finding good jobs is a must for young professionals who aim to stay in the region. Just ten years ago, Buffalo was hardly an oasis for young professionals who were looking to make their mark. But things are changing, and many millennials are seeing Buffalo in a new light.


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The original USS Little Rock has been a key waterfront attraction since arriving in Buffalo shortly after being decommissioned in 1976. Next June, the new USS Little Rock will visit Buffalo’s inner harbor to be commissioned alongside its namesake.

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No foul play is expected in the death of an 18-year-old Tapestry Charter School student who was killed on a Metro Rail track at the Utica Street Station Monday night.

Visit Buffalo Niagara

You might call it a show-and-tell to highlight the “New Buffalo.” Meeting and convention planners trekked to the region Thursday as Visit Buffalo Niagara hosted a tour for 23 people who could help generate business for the area.

Ice Creamcycle Dude

A roving local ice cream vendor who has a soft spot for kids has seen his pay-it-forward crusade go viral.

Christmas Tree Farmers Association of NY

Consider it Christmas in July for a special breed of tree growers.

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If you haven't heard about Pokemon Go within the past week, it's time to move out of the cave with all the Zubats you’ve been living in.

Ice Creamcycle Dude

Imagine being a kid on a sweltering summer day. Some friends have just bought an ice cream bar or cone from a bicycle vendor, but you don’t have a penny in your pocket.

People who face ongoing health conditions could benefit from attending self-management workshops, according to medical experts.

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New security measures, including metal detectors, are going into effect this week at Buffalo's City Hall. 


Critics of a plan to build a 23-story tower on Buffalo’s Outer Harbor have filed a lawsuit that aims to block construction until a full environmental study is completed.

Eileen Buckley

This year’s Independence Day festivities on the downtown waterfront will extend to the Outer and Inner Harbors, and will feature what’s being billed as “one of the biggest fireworks displays Western New York has ever seen.”

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York

A business doesn't have to be the size of a national department store chain to become the victim of a crippling cyberattack.

Google Maps

While investigation continues into a fight at The Lodge which led to a temporary mandated closure, the popular West Chippewa Street bar and grill re-opened on Tuesday under new restrictions.

C-SPAN

Despite failing to ignite action from the Senate, Congressman Brian Higgins says the Democratic sit-in at the House chambers “effective in galvanizing public opinion” on what he calls “common sense gun safety measures.”

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The Buffalo Sabres will host the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center Friday and Saturday. At a pre-draft press conference Tuesday morning, General Manager Tim Murray discussed the team’s draft strategy, the possibility of trading their first-round pick, and rumors surrounding the Sabres’ efforts to sign free agent Steven Stamkos, among other topics.

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A new attraction at Silo City aims to connect local residents with Buffalo’s historic waterways. Silo City Paddling Company recently launched its inaugural season along the Buffalo River, renting kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

Buffalo Reading Invasion

An invasion of bookworms continued this summer as reading advocates descended upon Bidwell Parkway Tuesday night in a public flash-mob style event.

If you're among the motorists who have been thumbing their noses at the 30 mph speed limit on the Scajaquada Expressway, Buffalo's top law enforcer says there will soon be a greater chance that you'll be slapped with a speeding ticket.

Buffalo officials insist strong efforts are being made to fight crime in the city after 2015 marked the lowest crime rate in recorded history. On Thursday's National Gun Violence Awareness Day, city leaders and anti-violence activists updated their continuing crusade.

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Only one in 24 cases of elder abuse are reported in New York State, according to the Council on Elder Abuse. June is World Elder Abuse Awareness month and, in New York, local and state officials are working to create a safer community for senior citizens by working to bring those who take advantage of the elderly to justice.

Big Tobacco is frequently accused of searching for new ways to hook younger smokers. Tuesday, May 31 is both World No Tobacco Day and the statewide launch of the Seen Enough Tobacco campaign.