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A traveling project that has collected tens of thousands of stories by everyday people has rolled into Buffalo. StoryCorps's mobile studio is now parked at Canalside and, for the next month, will be welcoming local people from all walks of life to share their stories.


WBFO launches collaboration with Investigative Post

Oct 22, 2015

WBFO and Investigative Post have joined forces in a one-year collaboration that will provide innovative news content to our listeners.

Reporter debrief: Reviewing the debate

Oct 23, 2014
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Four candidates for New York governor squared off in a debate last night from the WNED|WBFO studios. Afterward, the debate's moderator, WBFO News Director Brian Meyer, and one of its panelists, New York Public Radio Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt, talked about what they saw and heard during the hour-long forum.

McCarthy previews gubernatorial debate

Oct 22, 2014
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Buffalo News Political Reporter Bob McCarthy will be one of the panelists who will be asking questions of the candidates during tonight's gubernatorial debate at the WNED/WBFO studios. He shared some thoughts on what to expect during a conversation this morning on WBFO.

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Luring new entrepreneurs to Buffalo is the mission of 43North, a major business competition supported through the Buffalo Billion. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer explore the effort. Meyer says there is now significant international interest in Buffalo. 

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Brian Meyer has been named as News Director at WBFO-FM 88.7. Meyer, of Buffalo, has previously served as a city government writer, business writer and most recently, a digital media producer at The Buffalo News. 

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Major restoration of Buffalo's historic Central Terminal is underway.  For years devoted citizens have worked to preserve the East Side landmark.  This week in our Press Pass conversation WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss the millions of dollars still needed for restoration and what the future could hold for the Terminal and nearby neighborhood. 

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Any type of sustainable economic development has consistently passed over the City of Niagara Falls.  But Mayor Paul Dyster says there are eight big projects in the works and insists there will be changes to boost tourism. 

Press Pass: Kaleida's future leadership

Feb 10, 2014
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Kaleida Health is now operating under new leadership. The board of directors recently voted out CEO James Kaskie and named Erie County Medical Center CEO Jody Lomeo to run Kaleida in the interim.

Press Pass: Time to strengthen tourism

Oct 28, 2013
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Major development projects are underway in Buffalo and in Niagara Falls. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss how economic development could spur tourism in the Cataract City.

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There is a new leader at the helm of one of the region's largest business organizations. Dottie Gallagher-Cohen took over as president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership in June after long-time leader Andrew Rudnick retired.

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The mammoth Richardson Olmsted Complex on Forest Avenue in Buffalo is part of a major preservation project. 

On this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer about his recent tour inside the complex. Meyer talks about the rehab and project price tag.

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First Night festivities begin at 5 p.m. Monday at the Buffalo Niagara Convention.  The event is designed for families to celebrate the New Year.

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Buffalo Schools Superintendent Dr. Pamela Brown is confident she can lead the district through challenging times. 

That is just one of the topics in this week's Press Pass conversation. 

WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer about his online "In Focus" video interviews with newsmakers.

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Efforts are underway to boost tourism through projects to make Buffalo more visitor-friendly. 

In this week's Press Pass conversation WBFO & AM-970's Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer, who has been focusing on the issue.

Press Pass: Affordable Care Act

Jul 2, 2012
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Now that the Affordable Care Act has been deemed constitutional, it is expected to set off plenty of debate in the political arena. 

In this week's Press Pass conversation WBFO & AM-970'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer talk about the reaction that is underway over the new healthcare law.