Nick Lippa

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Notable players such as Grover Washington Jr. and Sam Noto are names that come to mind when you think of jazz in Buffalo. But what about the teachers who spurred their passion when they were students?

Buffalo police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot on the 2500 block of Main Street.

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Democrat Erin Cole does not consider herself a political person, but has been on a career track to run for political office for quite some time. The 46-year-old said the timing is now right for a run, and she intends to take on Clarence Republican Chris Collins.

National Grid

Could solar energy reduce costs in economically-challenged neighborhoods? That is what National Grid is looking to find out.

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WNY STEM is looking to bridge the gender gap in the computer science field. It's why for a second straight year, they are holding The Girls Coding Project in collaboration with AT&T, Girl Scouts of WNY, and SUNY Buffalo State.

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Free agency started at noon today and the Sabres are keeping busy.

Assemblymember Ray Walter

Assemblymember Ray Walter is kicking off his 6th Annual Christmas in July Toy Drive Monday.

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The 2017 Summer Reading program was announced Saturday by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries.

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2017 3rd round pick.

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The future of public transportation could be on its way to Buffalo. The Sierra Club Niagara Group is asking the NFTA to purchase 10 Zero Emission Buses.

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Sen. Charles Schumer is pushing back against President Trump's plan to privatize the United States Air Traffic Control system, saying it would give airlines more control and leverage to increase airfare.

A Buffalo woman is remembering her artist husband with a special coloring event this weekend.

The fight against multiple sclerosis can be a tough and long one, but several bicyclists are doing their part this weekend in Buffalo, including local rider Brian Joseph.

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Mayoral candidate Mark Schroeder has unveiled the second point of what he's calling his "Compass Plan for Buffalo." It focuses on employee excellence.

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The Buffalo Naval and Military Park unveiled a sculpture and plaque Sunday morning to commemorate Buffalo native C. Wade McClusky’s heroic actions during World War II.

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The NHL Scouting Combine is in Buffalo this weekend. With it comes the Stanley Cup and more than 100 young players looking to impress teams before the 2017 NHL Draft later this month in Chicago.

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There are unseen heroes in the orchestra family. Some of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s heroes work in the basement of Kleinhans Music Hall, but now they are being brought out into the light.


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Buffalo's Outer Harbor will be getting some improvements.

Couples from all over the United States whose lives have been affected by the military are in Java Center this holiday weekend for a retreat sponsored by Project Sanctuary.

Budding young writers came from across all of Western New York to the WNED|WBFO studios to share their stories as part of the PBS Kids Writers Contest.

City residents and some elected officials are pushing hard for Buffalo's new Green Code to be enforced on a number of massive projects developing in the Elmwood Village.

A community group that distributes free meals to the homeless in Lafayette Square was dispersed by police last Monday for not having a permit to do so.

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The American Diabetes Association's annual fundraising bike ride -- the Tour de Cure -- is coming up early next month. Saturday, association members teamed up with riders from the group Reddy Bikeshare to promote the event.

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The Buffalo Bills fired General Manager Doug Whaley and the pro and amateur scouting departments Sunday morning.

The NHL Draft Lottery is tonight. With the Sabres out of the playoffs yet again, they are in the running for a top pick.

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The proposed 97-mile pipeline would carry natural gas from northwestern Pennsylvania to Elma.

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Twenty-one students received top honors this weekend after taking part in the Western New York Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Cheektowaga Central High School.

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Buffalo has seen its fair share of protests the past few months in response to President Trump's policies and actions. Saturday afternoon at Niagara Square, people gathered in support.

Niagara Falls Police responded to a Third Street bar early this morning where four people were reportedly stabbed.

Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite concern over President Trump's immigration policies.

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