Chris Caya

Reporter (Lead reporter for WBFO Business & Economy Desk)

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Consumers may be shelling out more money for a range of products in the coming months. Many companies are considering raising prices to offset the cost of proposed new tariffs with China.


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Tesla's latest earnings report barely mentions the company's South Buffalo solar factory.

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A judge tossed out some charges, Wednesday, against nine people arrested in downtown Buffalo for protesting detention camps on the southern border.


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General Motors has chosen its Tonawanda engine plant to build the next generation V-8 for the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.


NASA

The U.S. flag was first planted on the Moon 50 years ago Saturday, July 20. And as WBFO's Chris Caya reports - the crew of Apollo 11 went out of their way to thank all of the American workers who made their historic journey possible.


NASA

Inventions made within view of the Niagara Falls Airport not only helped the Apollo 11 astronauts land on the moon 50 years ago - but they also played a vital role in bringing the astronauts home. WBFO's Chris Caya has more on what some call the region's most important contributions to the Apollo program.

NASA

The 50th Anniversary of the first Moon landing is coming up Saturday, July 20. WBFO's Chris Caya 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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A high school student shot and killed early Saturday morning was remembered during a brief prayer service in South Buffalo this morning.


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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Sen. Charles Schumer says M&T Bank's plan to create 1,000 new jobs in downtown Buffalo may help complete the Cars on Main Street project.


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A visit by a fleet of a dozen tall ships to the Buffalo waterfront over the holiday weekend was a huge hit. Buffalo Police estimate 125,000 people attended the Port of Call event.

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With little progress being made, in Washington D.C., on how to pay for fixing the nation's crumbling infrastructure - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - which bills itself as the world's largest business organization - is traveling the nation pushing a solution. WBFO's Chris Caya has an overview with the Chamber's Vice President of Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer.

  

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Local opposition against building offshore wind farms on Lake Erie is growing. Members of the Erie County Legislature are slated to take up the issue Thursday.

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The Sabres' first-round NHL draft picks are in Buffalo for their first development camp.

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The first phase of reconstructing Allen Street, in Buffalo, is moving along on schedule. But before the next step in the project is taken - engineers are asking for the public's help.

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A former local man who says he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest in the 1980s is taking the Diocese of Buffalo to court.


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Elections officials are reminded voters that Primary Day is next week, a big change from the past several decades.

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In Niagara County, Monday, Senator Charles Schumer announced a plan to help combat flooding along Lake Ontario.

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Corporate training for employees can be dull and tedious. But as WBFO's Chris Caya reports, an entreprenuer based at the Innovation Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has developed a new way to train workers. 


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A new trade school has opened its doors near the former Central Park Plaza, on Buffalo's East Side.

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Habitat for Humanity is planning to increase the number of affordable homes it builds in the City of Buffalo.

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The owner of thousands of apartments across Western New York has been indicted in a major fraud scheme.

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With the level of Lake Ontario expected to keep rising, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is declaring a State of Emergency for lakeside communities. Cuomo made the announcement at the Newfane Marina in Olcott Monday.

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Tesla says it has hired more workers than required under a deal with New York state. To reach its goal, the company has started making more than just solar roofs at its Gigafactory 2 in South Buffalo.

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Online shoppers are getting ripped off and its hurting the economy and workers, according to a new report issued Tuesday by the Better Business Bureau.


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New York state officially kicked off the competition for alternatives to the Buffalo Skyway on Monday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is inviting urban planners, architects, community groups, and others to submit their ideas.

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Despite the Do Not Call Registry, Sen. Charles Schumer says local residents have received more than 200 million robocalls since Jan. 1.

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Buffalo's historic Central Terminal is moving closer to becoming a year-round destination after state awarded a $5 million grant for a signficant project. 


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Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is busy hosting its third annual Women Build Week. This year's project list includes renovating one older house and constructing two new homes. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports dozens of women are volunteering their time and their talent. 

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Pay raises could be on the way for Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, School Board members and other city officials.


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