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History is a cornerstone of education and visitors to Buffalo's main library can now walk through a gallery that showcases centuries of brilliant minds.

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Just because ice skating season is over, it doesn't mean all is quiet at Canalside. Events for the spring are currently in the works by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, which includes plans for horse-drawn carriage rides for Easter.

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The Buffalo Police Department is being sued by the New York Civil Liberties Union for withholding information the organization says should be available to the public.

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Your trips to the supermarket could be impacting the water you drink. That’s one reason why Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is proposing a ban on plastic bags at all stores in the county.

Andrew Beiter

Messages of hate have plagued society for many centuries, but they’ve never spread more rapidly than in today’s Internet society.

U.S. Army Center of Military History

From Vietnam to the City of Tonawanda, a helicopter once shot down could become a local monument in the near future.

There are plenty of reasons to call Buffalo “hockey heaven.” The Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament at Buffalo RiverWorks is one of them.

Motorists on the Thruway are seeing signs near the site of the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn in an initiative that pays tribute to an icon in African-American history.

Blossom Fire Department

It’s not your average emergency vehicle. It can float on water and glide over huge snow mounds, helping emergency responders get to places that are difficult or impossible to access by foot.

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Many are familiar with the 43North competition, which has been awarding millions in prizes to new Buffalo businesses in recent years. Now the state is providing $20 million over four years, including $10 million in prize money, for the new 76West clean energy competition in the Southern Tier.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Biking, carpooling, and public transit are among the ways that some people get around the region.

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They call them food deserts. Many of Buffalo’s east side residents are more than a mile away from a supermarket. This can often lead to poor eating habits.

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