Erin Cole

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Vice President Mike Pence will be coming to Buffalo on October 17. He will be here to support local Republican incumbents and candiates.

Empire State Development Corporation

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.

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Interest in exporting locally-made products overseas appears to be growing. An organization that helps companies navigate international trade has been gaining new members.