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4:11 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

More relentless wintry weather headed to region

Snowy 2015 winter season in Buffalo.
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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory. It will be posted from noon Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday for Western New York.

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Developing
3:39 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Sabres deal Neuvirth on trade deadline day

Monday marked trade deadline day in the National Hockey League.  WBFO'S 'Behind The Bench' Sabres beat reporter Bill Hoppe says the Buffalo Sabres have traded Goalie Michal Neuvirth to the Islanders for Chad Johnson.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Buffalo's First Ward: A rich history and promising future

Grain workers along the First Ward's waterfront
Credit Courtesy "Buffalo's First Ward"/WNED-TV

Buffalo's First Ward has a rich history and promising future.  Monday night WNED-TV airs the story of the "Old Neighborhood" through the eyes of those who live there.


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Local
6:00 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Making a Difference: Former teacher makes learning possible

John Mika helps a teacher load her car with free school supplies.
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference.”


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Local
3:30 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

NFTA fares would be cut for 2 years under proposed pilot project

Metro Rail's long-term future would be strengthened by proposed plan, supporters argue.
Credit WBFO News

A pilot program that would cut NFTA fares in half for two years is being touted as a way to strengthen the local transit system.

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Developing
3:26 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Settlement reached in Corasanti civil case

Attorney Richard Sullivan announced that a settlement has been reached in the Dr. James Corasanti civil trial. He says Corasanti is "sorry" and "feels remorse" for what has transpired.
Credit Chris Caya/WBFO news

Both sides have agreed on a settlement in the civil trial against Dr. James Coarasanti. The parents of teenager Alix Rice filed the wrongful death suit against Corasanti, who was driving while intoxicated when his vehicle struck and killed Rice on Heim Road in 2011.

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Crime
11:51 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Basil sentencing adjourned until April

Basil and his attorney Joel Daniels will be back in court on April 7.
Credit Chris Caya/WBFO News

The sentencing of Jeffrey Basil, the man convicted of killing an Air National Guardsman William Sager Jr. at Molly's Pub in 2014, was adjourned Monday morning at the request of his attorney. 

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Local
10:53 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Film crew begins shooting movie in East Aurora

Film crews begin shooting "Small Town Prince" in East Aurora.
Credit Rich Wall, Buffalo Niagara Film Commission

If you saunter along Main Street in East Aurora today and spot Christmas trappings, there's no need to worry. You're not 10 months behind schedule. It's just that you've landed in the middle of a movie set.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Making a Difference: PUSH Buffalo founder boosts city's west side

PUSH Buffalo works to rebuild homes.
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February, WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference.”


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Local
5:36 am
Mon February 23, 2015

School closings for Monday, February 23, 2015

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The following schools are closed or delayed for Monday, February 23, 2015:

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Local
6:00 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Making a Difference: Grieving father honors his daughter's memory

Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February, WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference”.


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Local
6:00 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Making a Difference: Colombian native celebrates cultural diversity

MarCe Zerrate teaches children cultural diversity
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference.”


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Local
9:38 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Brrrrrrr! It’s cold!

Temperature dipped to minus 1 Friday morning in Buffalo.
Credit WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Severe cold and brutal wind chills are gripping the Buffalo Niagara region.  A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect until noon Friday.  A Wind Chill Watch will remain posted from Saturday evening through Monday morning. 

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Local
5:17 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Closings for Friday, February 13, 2015

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The following schools are closed Friday, February 13, 2015:

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Crime
4:40 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Eden swim coach accused of 'sexting' teenage girl

An Eden swim coach was arrested Thursday by Village of Hamburg police and charged with inappropriate contact with a minor.

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Cultural
12:15 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

WBFO’s Buffalo Blues Bash returns on Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m.

WBFO’s Buffalo Blues Bash returns on Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m. Join us for another fantastic night of music in our studios!

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Local
8:16 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Local leader will speak to White House panel today

Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker is the president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Credit photo courtesy of CFGB website

Public-private initiatives in the city of Buffalo, like Promise Neighborhoods and Say Yes to Education, are drawing national attention. Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, will discuss those programs at a White House panel today.

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Local
8:09 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Crowd gathers as Buffalo School Board considers fate of low-performing schools

A rally outside the Buffalo School Board meeting yesterday as Board Members considers plans for four low-performing schools
Credit Mike Desmond/WBFO News

The Buffalo School Board heard from a large crowd of parents, teachers and others Wednesday night as school board members consider plans for four low-performing schools.

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Local
6:00 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Making a Difference: Former NBA Player makes learning fun for underserved youth

Willie Hutch Jones teaches kids basketball skills as part of his sports and education programs for underserved youth.
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference."


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Local
5:10 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Buffalo food truck goes national

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Lloyd Taco Truck will be featured at 10 p.m. on CNBC's "Restaurant Startup." Lloyd co-founder Peter Cimino says the show gives contestants a chance to attract investors as they seek to open a new restaurant.

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Legal
5:28 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Fahey confirmed to serve on state's highest court

Judge Eugene Fahey was unanimously approved by the state Senate Monday to serve on the Court of Appeals.
Credit nycourts.gov

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has announced that his two nominees to the state's highest court, the Court of Appeals, were unanimously confirmed by the state Senate on Monday.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Making a Difference: Buffalo doctor goes beyond healthcare for refugees

Dr. Myron Glick
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference”.


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Local
6:45 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Making a Difference: Buffalo woman guides teen girls in need

Sister Janet DiPasquale provides support to young girls in need of support.
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand.

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Local
4:42 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory issued for WNY

After a cold, dry Tuesday, area drivers should be prepared to deal with difficult conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory through 4 a.m. Thursday.

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Making a Difference
6:00 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Making a Difference: Lancaster boy pays it forward

Greg Kowal with his mom, Lisa, work on Make-a-Wish Stars
Credit Courtesy Making a Difference/WNED-TV

Throughout February, WNED/WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to lend a helping hand.

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Local
5:45 am
Mon February 2, 2015

School Closings for Monday, February 2, 2015

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The following schools are closed or delayed on Monday, February 2, 2015:

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Local
5:30 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Winter Storm Warning for Western New York

Wintry weather in downtown Buffalo & metro Buffalo Monday morning.
Credit WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The National Weather Service says a Winter Storm Warning will be in effect until 4 p.m. Monday for most of Western New York. That warning extends to 7 p.m. for Niagara and Orleans counties.

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Local
4:51 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Silver's days as Assembly Speaker ends Monday

Sheldon Silver's 21 years as the leader of the New York State Assembly are coming to a close. The Manhattan Democrat will resign late Monday following his arrest on federal corruption charges.

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Local
4:46 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Corasanti heads back to court today

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Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for a civil suit against Dr. James Corasanti, who previously served jail time for the drunken driving death of a skateboarder. 

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Local
4:38 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Local ad executives prepare for Super Bowl

For many, the commercials shown during the Super Bowl are the most compelling part of the game. The Advertising Club of Buffalo acknowledges that sentiment again this year with the 6th annual "Uber Bowl."

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