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DL&W corridor design winners revealed

The DL&W rail corridor touches some of Buffalo’s most iconic areas, including the Old First Ward and Canalside. After years of work and reviewing 98 design idea proposals, the Western New York Land Conservancy on Friday announced the winning ideas that will lay the groundwork for the mile-and-a-half of land’s new look.

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A Frontier High School student died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Southwestern Boulevard near Transit Road in West Seneca.

The WBFO News department is celebrating three national awards.

On Saturday night, News Director Dave Debo was in Washington to accept two PRNDI Awards -- PRNDI stands for Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated.

Bills Announce 2019 Training Camp Schedule

Jun 15, 2019

The Buffalo Bills announced their training camp schedule, which is held every summer at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, just outside of Rochester, New York.

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From pierogis to cannolis, and fried chicken to chicken tandoori, there’s something for everyone at the Taste of Buffalo festival. The beloved event is coming up on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14.


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The DL&W rail corridor touches some of Buffalo’s most iconic areas, including the Old First Ward and Canalside. After years of work and reviewing 98 design idea proposals, the Western New York Land Conservancy on Friday announced the winning ideas that will lay the groundwork for the mile-and-a-half of land’s new look.

Thomas O'Neil-White

One of the largest Juneteenth festivals in the United States is set to kick off Saturday in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and the surrounding neighborhood. Work crews were out in the neighborhood on a cool and blustery Friday, sprucing up the greenspace.

A Buffalo woman has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, reckless driving, and several other charges in a crash that killed her passenger as they attempted to flee following an alleged shoplifting.

Adapting play for children of all abilities to enjoy

Jun 14, 2019
The ARC of Erie County

How does a child in a wheelchair enjoy a ride on a merry-go-round? Joyfully, if it's an adaptive merry-go-round.

Center for Inquiry

A new lawsuit accuses Walmart of misleading customers seeking treatments for a variety of ailments from colds to asthma. The Amherst- headquartered Center for Inquiry is suing the retail giant over how it markets homeopathic products. "There's no scientific evidence whatsoever that homeopathic products work for any disease," said Nick Little, Center for Inquiry's Vice President and General Counsel.


The Park School

The Park School of Buffalo will dedicate a new science center at its campus in Snyder on Friday. The facility incorporates extensive landscaping and is designed to give students greater access to the outdoors.

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PHOTOS: The 2019 Artie Awards

The 2019 Artie Awards ceremony was held Monday night at Shea's 710 Theatre. WNED|WBFO photographer Eileen Koteras Elibol captured the glitz and glamour of the night, from the red carpet to the stage.

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We're going to stay in Hong Kong a little longer to hear from one of the protesters who was out in the streets all day. Galileo Cheng is a social affairs executive for the Hong Kong Catholic Institution Staff Association, and he is with us now.

Welcome. Thanks for talking to us.

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MARTIN: The government says that they've shelved this bill for now. Why is it that so many people still felt they needed to come out to protest?

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We're going to stay in Hong Kong a little longer to hear from one of the protesters who was out in the streets all day. Galileo Cheng is a social affairs executive for the Hong Kong Catholic Institution Staff Association, and he is with us now.

Welcome. Thanks for talking to us.

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On Wednesday, a judge ruled that the publisher of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer must pay American Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah $4.1 million for falsely portraying him as a terrorist.

In 2017, Obeidallah, a Daily Beast contributor, wrote an article for the site questioning President Trump's response to white supremacist violence.

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Heritage Moments: Farm girl at the Lockport library, 7-year-old Joyce Carol Oates discovers books

In all of world literature, few authors are as highly esteemed and abundantly prolific as Joyce Carol Oates. Several of her more than 40 novels and numerous short stories, essays, and poetry collections have won honors including the National Book Award, the O. Henry Award and the Pushcart Prize, and she herself was awarded the National Humanities Medal. From the early ’60s to today, her works have often been dark, brooding, even Gothic – but always revelatory and ineffably beautiful.

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