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Dave Debo

Eva Doyle, Cas Rodriguez and Jessica Marinelli share a common trait: they hold a keen interest in local politics. They were quick to volunteer for a panel to review Thursday's debate of the two candidates for Erie County Executive. They offered a variety of perspectives on the candidates' performances. They also highlighted the lack of discussion of one the region's most glaring issues, the number of inmates who have died while in custody at the Erie County Holding Center.


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Buffalo's Uncrowned Queens celebrated their 20th anniversary by honoring local people and groups who help make sure all segments of the local community are recognized and remembered.

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Studies indicate that older Americans who have a greater sense of purpose often have a higher quality of life. WBFO’s Sandy White reports on a 73-year-old retiree whose life’s journey continues to enrich others.


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In a summer of incredible violence, an advisory board to the Council's Police Oversight Committee heard calls last night for change.


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A "golden brick" ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at the site of the former Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company warehouse in Buffalo's Larkinville neighborhood. The building, built in 1910, is being converted into a mixed-income apartment complex.


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The Buffalo Common Council Education Committee held a public hearing Thursday evening on Buffalo Public schools, including the Common Core learning standards that have been backed by the Buffalo school system. Community members who spoke at the hearing in Council chambers said parents have to understand the new rules better.

Celebrating MLK’s legacy: A story of discrimination

Jan 18, 2013
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library hosted the 35th Annual tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. Thursday in downtown Buffalo.  The event featured poetry, storytelling, dance and music.   Some Buffalo School students were in the audience learning about the famous civil rights leader.