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Developer Carl Paladino and his partner Victor Liberatore are the proud new owners of a prime piece of Buffalo riverfront property.

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Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore and school board member Carl Paladino don't always agree on very much, but both see new State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia as a positive sign of change in the Board of Regents.

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Led by Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore, there were teacher pickets in front of the South Buffalo home of School Board member Carl Paladino on Tuesday. The developer reacted by ordering in pizza and pop for the picketers.

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With little time left in the State Legislature session, it's not clear if there is time for any action on Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes' proposal to shut down the elected city school board and replace it with one appointed by the mayor.


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A controversial idea is gaining traction in Buffalo as a means for improving education for city students.

Ogilvie 'disappointed' to be Paladino's latest target

Mar 25, 2015
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Buffalo School Board Member Carl Paladino is calling for the ouster of interim Schools Superintendent Don Ogilvie.  But Ogilvie plans to stay at least until the end of the school year.

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The Buffalo School board's fighting continues. The situation could push out Interim Superintendent Donald Ogilvie before the board has settled on a replacement

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Buffalo's Joint Schools Construction Board is involved in an escalating fight over how much profit LP Ciminelli made in managing the 11-year old project. Nearly $1.5 billion was spent in updating Buffalo schools.

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The Buffalo School Board twists and turns continue, with the general counsel suing School Board Member Carl Paladino. In turn, Paladino is threatening to go after her license to practice law.

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Three charter schools shared their plans Monday night over how they would use current public school buildings.  The public hearing at West Hertel Elementary School sets the stage for a key decision at Wednesday's meeting of the Buffalo Board of Education.

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Even by the often-chaotic standards of Buffalo school board meetings, last night's was unusually hectic.

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With the gubernatorial election little more than a month away, Republican Rob Astorino continues on the campaign trail. His Tuesday night fundraiser at Buffalo's Ellicott Square Building featured Texas Governor and probable presidential candidate Rick Perry.

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The decade-long fight between Buffalo's school system and the Buffalo Teachers Federation over a contract surfaced at Wednesday's Buffalo Board of Education  meeting where hundreds of teachers protested.

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Buffalo schools spend millions and millions of dollars each year on consultants. Now, school board members are raising sharp questions about their value.

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Over recent years, there have been a series of fights about development along Elmwood Avenue in the Elmwood Village. Some of the standard issues surfaced again last night as details of a major project at Elmwood and Delavan were explained at a public meeting at the Buffalo History Museum sponsored by the Elmwood Village Association.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz bucked prevailing opinion recently when he challenged the NFL's assertion that the Buffalo Bills need a new stadium. In this week's Press Pass on WBFO, Jim Fink of Business First discussed the delicate politics connected with the issue.

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Local developer Carl Paladino says Fort Erie Race Track will stay open as a tourist attraction. He has a say now that he and his partners are buying the entire 338 acres of land from an Israeli firm.

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The new majority on the Buffalo Public School Board went into special meeting Wednesday afternoon with the five votes needed to make Donald Ogilvie, former Erie 1 BOCES superintendent, the interim city schools superintendent. After two nasty hours of discussion, his appointment was approved.

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The Buffalo Board of Education met in special session Monday afternoon to select an interim superintendent.  The board named Will Keresztes as the temporary successor to Superintendent Pamela Brown.

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The Buffalo School Board voted Wednesday night to Martin Luther King School 39 and convert it into the Martin Luther King Junior Medical Campus High School.

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The Buffalo School Board showed Wednesday that its members don't share the same view when trying to decide what to do about the impending departure of Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown.

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The Buffalo School Board is meeting Wednesday afternoon to find out if a deal has been worked out for the resignation of Buffalo Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown.

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A state Supreme Court judge has denied Carl Paladino's attempt to remove Buffalo School Board president Barbara Seals Nevergold.  In a ruling issued Monday, Supreme Court Justice Tracey Bannister ruled against board member Paladino's motion. 

Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino is now throwing his full support behind Republican gubernatorial Rob Astorino. 

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Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino tells WBFO News he has uncovered more district employees lacking proper credentials.

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A day after he announced that he will seek the GOP nod in the 2014 governor's race, Rob Astorino will make his way to Buffalo. His candidacy, however, is not getting the endorsement of one notable area Republican, Carl Paladino.

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The former co-owner of the Buffalo Sabres has thrown his hat into the rink for the Buffalo School Board elections.  Larry Quinn, a long-time business leader, said he will run for an at-large seat.

Press Pass: Investigative Post examines RINOs

Feb 24, 2014
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We're talking about RINOs in this edition of Press Pass. Investigative Post's Jim Heaney looks at the campaign contributions made by Buffalo School Board member and former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino.

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The Republican gubernatorial candidate from four-years ago says he wants Donald Trump carrying his party's banner this year. 

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For weeks, Carl Paladino has been seeking the removal of Buffalo School Board president Barbara Seals Nevergold.  Now, a resident is taking similar steps in an effort to have Paladino removed from the board.

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