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A jury has returned a death sentence decision against Boston Marathon Bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev.

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul expressed her hope Wednesday that a uniform sexual assault policy covering both public and private schools statewide could be in place soon.

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Leaders of Western New York SUNY campuses are calling on the New York State Legislature to 'Invest in SUNY'. They're urging state lawmakers to create a new, SUNY 'Investment Fund' that would help pay for faculty pay raises and offer predicable tuition. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says as more students are faced with poverty, this could key in securing their college education.
 

The Western New York Chapter of the American Red Cross has been hard at work this week after many residents were left stranded and in need of assistance. WBFO’s Avery Schneider tells us more about what the agency has been up to…

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Governor Andrew Cuomo made a rare appearance before the State University of New York Board of Trustees and convinced officials to pass a system-wide set of policies on how to respond to sexual assault and rape on campus.

Conway-Turner appointed Buffalo State president

Jun 17, 2014

The State University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner as the ninth president of SUNY Buffalo State.

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A bill unveiled Tuesday by a local state senator would help veterans earn academic credit for coursework they completed as part of their military training.

Buffalo State president stepping down

Jul 22, 2013
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Buffalo State College President Aaron Podolefsky is stepping down. Podolefsky has been on sick leave since May as he undergoes treatment for prostate cancer. On Monday, he announced that he will step down as president July 31.

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On the Buffalo State College campus Monday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the recently-passed Start-Up NY legislation into law. 

Cuomo plan links SUNY tax-free zones with new business

May 22, 2013
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Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined a plan while visiting the University at Buffalo campus Wednesday to encourage new businesses to locate near SUNY campuses. The initiative called “Tax Free NY” would allow businesses to operate without paying income, sales, property, or business taxes for ten years.

Program aims to boost entrepreneurship in region

May 8, 2013
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The SUNY Research Foundation is funding several institutions of higher education, including five in upstate. The funds will be used to foster entrepreneurship across New York State.

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SUNY has stepped up its self-promotional efforts.

In an attempt to paint the university system in a better light - and perhaps to justify its $10.8 billion budget in tight economic times - SUNY staged a regional “showcase” in Buffalo Tuesday. It was one of ten similar events thrown over the past year.