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Buffalo Beauts

Women’s ice hockey is in an entirely different place than it was only a decade ago. Across the country, leagues have formed at youth levels and more girls are playing the sport than ever.


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Wheatfield is the latest community to introduce a bill that would impose new regulations on solar energy.

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It’s not every day that a hospital relocates to a new spot, but that’s what is happening at Women & Children’s Hospital. The hospital will move from its current location on Bryant Street to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in several stages beginning on January 3.

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Thanksgiving dinner is one of the biggest meals people cook each year. With it come challenges in preparing the food.

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The Christmas tree farming industry is in full swing with many people selecting their tree for the upcoming holiday season. A local farm will be providing a tree to be displayed in front of Lincoln Center in New York City.

Veterans Day is getting special recognition at Genesee Community College. Over the next two days, a number of events will be staged as a part of the school’s annual events.

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When you walk into many corner stores, it’s often a cinch to grab sugary-sweet or high-sodium items. Finding more healthy food options in some of these stores isn’t as simple.

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You might call it “show-and-tell” for some local craft breweries and wineries. The industries are thriving in Western New York and some potential investors are taking notice.

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As the cost of child care continues to grow, many families are stuck making the choice between earning a living or taking care of their young children.

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The day has arrived when ghouls and goblins make their door-to-door journeys in search of candy and other treats. While Halloween festivities are filled with fun, experts remind people to be aware of some dangers.

For the first time in more than two years, the national average price for a gallon of gasoline this week is higher than it was a year ago. According to a survey by GasBuddy, a company that compiles data on gas prices, national prices are up a penny from last year at this time.

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In an effort to promote farm-to-school programs across the state, New York’s top fiscal watchdog has released a study that chronicles the growth of these initiatives and pinpoints the challenges they face.

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The figures are jolting. Teen drivers were involved in nearly 14,000 fatal crashes over the past years, according to figures released by AAA. About 30% of these tragedies involved speeding.

Ahead of the most common time of the year for fires in the home, a new campaign to promote fire safety has been created. CSAA Insurance Group, AAA of Western New York and the American Red Cross are partnering together to inform people on fire safety.

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As Hurricane Matthew sweeps through Haiti, the regional branch of the American Red Cross is playing a role in relief efforts.

Tonight it will be the vice presidential hopefuls’ turn to debate. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Indiana Governor Mike Pence haven’t received nearly the attention that their running mates have gotten thus far, but tonight’s debate could help determine who is elected this November.

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The Muslim community in Niagara Falls will soon have a brand new mosque. The $1 million project was approved by the city’s planning board at a meeting this past week.

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Pet owners who want to spend eternity with their beloved companions will be able to do so in many cemeteries under a new law signed this week by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Some key roadwork projects in the City of Buffalo are taking place this week, with officials working to get jobs completed before the weather turns colder.

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A new study has ranked Buffalo as having the ninth most effective public transportation system in the nation among mid-sized cities.

College students in New York have more student debt than the national average, according to a report released this week by the state comptroller’s office.

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A new mural unveiled Monday by the Albright Knox Gallery was created as an ode to unity between Buffalo's east and west sides.

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America’s largest oral history project has set up at Canalside and will transform the downtown waterfront into the region's storytelling capital over the next month.