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Uber and the NAACP issued a joint report Monday that calls on state lawmakers to approve ride-hailing service - or ride-sharing - across Upstate.

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A unique asset in Buffalo's Theater District may become the victim of downtown's growing success. City Hall is looking sell a building that serves thousands of international  travelers annually. 


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March Madness will draw thousands of college basketball fans to Buffalo this week. It's the sixth time since 2000 that the city is hosting the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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A new campaign to help steer more tourists to see Buffalo by bicycle is getting underway.

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A sure sign that spring is just around the corner can be seen on the waters off of Buffalo. Crews from the New York Power Authority started the process of removing the nearly 1.66 mile long Lake Erie - Niagara River Ice Boom on Monday.

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People continue breathing new life into the many "irreplaceable assets" found in one older, smaller neighborhood on Buffalo's West Side.


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The Buffalo area can claim the new leader of Somalia as one of its own. 

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The leader of the region's private sector economic development organization is concerned about President Trump's executive order on immigration. And the impact it will have on Buffalo's refugee community.


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Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation's controversial Elmwood Village project is undergoing a "major shift." The Williamsville based company is pulling its demolition permits for the Arbor site, on the west side of Elmwood Avenue, between Potomac and Bidwell.

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The public's first chance to weigh in on a site for Buffalo's proposed new train station is Thursday in Common Council chambers. Plans will be presented for an alternative to the much talked about Central Terminal and Canalside locations. 

Tesla's stock closed higher Tuesday after the company announced a deal with Panasonic to produce solar panels in Buffalo. The Japanese electronics giant is making a major investment in Tesla's giga-factory along South Park Avenue.


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The Food Bank of Western New York has seen an 11 percent increase in the number of families it serves over the past year.

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Some Buffalo Common Council members are concerned that city residents are being shut out of SolarCity's hiring process. But not everyone in City Hall feels that way.


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Labatt USA is teaming up with other local businesses to urge Albany to pass legislation that would allow ride-hailing in Western New York.


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Congress is expected to vote Friday on extending a program that provides a pathway to citizenship for wealthy foreigners. The program is important because it's helping fuel some of the new growth in Buffalo and across the nation.  


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Advocates with PUSH Buffalo are urging residents to attend a public hearing on National Fuel's proposed rate hike.

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A rare carousel, that was made in North Tonawanda more than 90 years ago, is moving closer to having a new home at Canalside.

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The federal government is creating some new jobs downtown. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports - the Buffalo Passport Agency is among 29 such centers across the country that will be hiring new workers over the next few months.


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Commuters who drive the Buffalo Skyway should expect lane closures in both directions for the next several weeks. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports - it's part of a plan to increase safety and determine the future of the mile-long bridge. 


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Downtown Buffalo should continue smelling like Cheerios for years down the road.

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An Erie County grand jury has indicted two men in a fatal shooting inside Buffalo's famed Anchor Bar restaurant.


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Buffalo's old Central Terminal could finally be brought back to life if the community goes along with plans for reusing the iconic structure.


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The Buffalo Zoo is embarking on the next phase of its master plan, which includes building a new amphibian and reptile house.


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Mobile computers made in Buffalo, by Bak USA, are now available through Microsoft Direct across the U.S. and Canada. The new partnership coincides with the launch of Bak's newest product geared for young students.


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New and expanded offerings and lots of dry hot weather led to a very busy summer on Buffalo's waterfront. Canalside saw a 50% increase in visitors.

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It's the end of the line for several First Niagara Bank branches in the Buffalo area. As part of its acquisition by Key Bank, First Niagara had to sell more than a dozen locations to Northwest Savings Bank and Northwest is ready to move in.  


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A new patient-centered healthcare organization is opening in Buffalo.

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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is offering Metro Bus and Rail riders a nice reward for sharing their thoughts on its new fare system. The old one is being replaced with technology.


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Canalside is hosting the second annual Auto and Boat Show this weekend.

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As part of a multi-state tour, including both major party conventions, the Nuns on the Bus made a stop in Buffalo on Wednesday. The nuns are using this presidential cycle to call for a new politics of inclusion.


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