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One of Buffalo’s oldest sister city relationships was celebrated this weekend with a visit by special guests. A delegation from the city of Dortmund, Germany toured the town in honor of their 40 years of friendship with the Queen City – a friendship that has deep roots.


Testimony at an Assembly hearing Monday grew heated as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s economic development chair defended some faltering job creation programs.


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Following a $7 million investment, the Oscar A. Silverman Library in UB's Capen Hall reopened Wednesday. It's a library without books, but has plenty of the computers and open space that modern students have been seeking.


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As lawmakers return to Albany to wrap up the legislative session the dean of the the local delegation says there's little support for giving Mayor Byron Brown control of the struggling Buffalo Schools.


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A major area relic of the industrial age is gone. Officials are now hunting for new industry to locate on the Tonawanda site.

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Although New York's legislative session wrapped up last week, angling for new public policy hasn't ceased.

Tuesday, the Business Council of New York State (BCNYS) tried to regain traction for its agenda by re-releasing a report from May.