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Bishop Timon-St. Jude community gathers to mourn death of student

A high school student shot and killed early Saturday morning was remembered during a brief prayer service in South Buffalo this morning.

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Chris Caya / WBFO News

A high school student shot and killed early Saturday morning was remembered during a brief prayer service in South Buffalo this morning.


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The New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia announced Monday afternoon that she will resign, effective Aug. 31.

The City of Buffalo has completed the sale of a key piece of downtown land that will be used for a major mixed-use development.

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A budget watchdog group says New York’s budgeters used a sleight of hand to make it to seem as though the state was adhering to a legal cap on the growth of health care spending, by shifting a Medicaid payment from last fiscal year to this year.

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The Town of Amherst is looking at tens of millions of dollars in spending to bring its sewage treatment plant and its network of sewer lines up to today's standard.

North Park Theatre

Movies about hope have been around since the image started moving on a screen. Now there is a new local film about hope and children undergoing major medical treatment.

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Under a blue sky, with temperatures what they should be in mid-July, hundreds of thousands of people ate and drank and listened to music in between noshing at the 2019 Taste of Buffalo.

Updated July 15 at 8:55 a.m. ET

A group of four minority Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump in a series of Sunday morning tweets denounced his racist remarks and accused him of "stoking white nationalism."

Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

The Child Victims Act fully becomes New York law on Aug. 14. It is expected to bring a new wave of sexual abuse cases into the light, as the law allows more survivors their day in court. It also adds more urgency to the work currently underway to transform the Buffalo Catholic Diocese into a place of healing for those who have lost faith in the church.


NASA

Saturday, July 20, marks the 50th Anniversary of the first Moon landing. All this week, WBFO is taking a look at some of the local companies that played critical roles in the success of the Apollo program.


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Somali Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh loved to share positive stories about her homeland and celebrate its beauty.

With aviation authorities around the world still months away from allowing Boeing's 737 Max planes to fly passengers again, two major airlines are now extending Max flight cancellations into November.

American Airlines announced Monday it is pulling the 737 Max from its schedule through Nov. 2, canceling about 115 flights per day. American reported last week that the Max grounding has already cost the airline $185 million in lost revenue.

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