Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo

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The legalization of marijuana has been a talking point for many politicians over the past few months. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes were in downtown Buffalo Friday to discuss when it may become a reality and what it would mean.

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Members of Buffalo's Burmese community are raising concerns about a large number of unsolved crimes on the city's West Side. Dozens of new residents turned out for the Common Council's Police Oversight Committee meeting.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo is celebrating a major milestone today.  It's the 100th anniversary of the center that provides legal assistance to citizens. 

WBFO'S Eileen Buckley visited the downtown office to explore the areas of law provided for a century.

Marie Willet answers phone calls inside the reception area of the Legal Aid at the Main-Seneca Building.  It was mid-Monday morning and the rush of calls slowed from earlier.