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The Buffalo Bisons play their home opener Thursday afternoon and fans attending the game will notice some new additions at Coca-Cola Field. The organization says it is committed to enhancing the fan experience, but will they knock it out of the park? WBFO’s Ryan Beiter has a preview.

Child Advocacy Center of Niagara

One in 10 children will be sexually abused by the time they turn 18. As Child Abuse Prevention Month begins, the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara is aiming to lower that number.

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Just because ice skating season is over, it doesn't mean all is quiet at Canalside. Events for the spring are currently in the works by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, which includes plans for horse-drawn carriage rides for Easter.

Jeffrey Pirrone

The largest food pantry in Western New York will now be offering more services to help people living in poverty.


“Invest Buffalo Niagara.” Those 3 words will be the rallying cry of advocates who are charged with marketing the region to new and expanding businesses.

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

If you’d like to see some changes made to the local library system, now is your chance to have your voice heard.  The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System is holding a series of public input sessions starting tonight.


Erie County Republican Committee Chairman Nicholas Langworthy announced his endorsement of Donald  Trump Thursday.

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Business owners on Main Street wishing to overhaul the look of their old buildings may be in luck. They can now apply for a program that will match a $300,000 grant in renovations.

Southern Tier Brewing Company

Production at Southern Tier Brewing Company is expected to increase after announcing this week it will join with Pennsylvania-based Victory Brewing in a merger that will create one of the largest breweries in the nation.

Ryan Beiter

You may notice that “new car smell” if you’re driving through downtown Buffalo this weekend. The 2016 Buffalo Auto Show is now underway at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, where more than 250 new vehicles are on display through Sunday.

On this first week of Black History Month, the bureau that promotes tourism locally is looking to stress the importance of Buffalo’s African American heritage.

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As concerns about the Zika virus continue to intensify, New York's senior senator  is imploring federal agencies to take decisive steps to try to contain the threat.

Niagara College

It’s not unusual for schools in the Middle East to separate students by gender. But an Ontario-based college is facing criticism for opening a men-only campus in Saudi Arabia.


As billionaire Warren Buffett has said: "The more you learn, the more you’ll earn.” That’s essentially what a long-running series of seminars is all about, educating small business owners with an eye toward making their enterprises more profitable.

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Taxing the top one percent has been a hot topic for the Democratic Party recently. Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to address that and more during today's State of the State and Executive Budget Address.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Local hunters may have noticed fewer gobbling noises on some excursions. That’s because the wild turkey population in New York has been on the decline for quite some time, according to the State Department of Environmental Conservation.