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Consumers may be shelling out more money for a range of products in the coming months. Many companies are considering raising prices to offset the cost of proposed new tariffs with China.


When the big corporate decisions are made, who do you want sitting around the table? Glenn Jackson says he wants as diverse a group as possible, a group representative of M&T Bank's customers.

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Doris Cummins Ford is a former military intelligence officer who left Buffalo after high school. She returned in 2007 and bought a house on Highgate Avenue in the University District.

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Sen. Charles Schumer says M&T Bank's plan to create 1,000 new jobs in downtown Buffalo may help complete the Cars on Main Street project.

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Seneca One Tower has its first tenant since being purchased three years. M&T Bank announced today they signed a long term lease in the building to create a tech hub to continue to diversify the region’s economy.

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M&T Bank's Plaza Event Series celebrated the beginning of its 50th season Monday, announcing it is believed to be the longest-running free concert series of its kind in the United States.


New jobs in the technology field are opening up across Western New York and it happens to be in the banking industry.

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M&T Bank is donating cash to the City of Buffalo to help the city collect money it is owed.

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Some young east side children are now part of a new early childhood center thanks to Buffalo Promise Neighborhood. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says they celebrated the opening of a second new Children's Academy at Gerard Place on Bailey Avenue, giving kids an early jump-start to education.  


The latest Labor Department figures show the U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to 3.7 percent - the lowest level since December 1969. That's causing challenges for some businesses. But a new survey shows optimism about the economy continues to grow. 

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Philip Smith is a physical education teacher in the Buffalo school system  -- and a longtime renter.

But he wanted to build some capital, so he started looking to buy a house. “I was a renter for six or seven years, so I was sick and tired of not gaining any equity in my money and just paying my landlord.”

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Progress continues in the construction of Jericho Road’s third community health center, expected to open this summer in the heart of Buffalo’s Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood.

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With the music of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the singing of the Westminster Presbyterian Church choir, the community remembered M&T Bank Chairman Robert Wilmers, who died in December at the age of 83.

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M&T Bank Chairman Robert Wilmers was remembered during a memorial service Monday, but one of the bank's top officials says his way of running the bank and the way he treated people both inside and outside the bank will continue.

Robert Wilmers: an education legacy

Dec 21, 2017
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A funeral mass will be held in New York City Thursday for the late M&T Bank Chairman Robert Wilmers. Wilmers, who died last Sunday at the age of 83 at his home in New York City, leaves a lasting legacy in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the high-profile banker remained a longtime advocate for Buffalo Public School students. 

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One of Western New York's most powerful business and civic leaders has died. Robert G. Wilmers, the CEO and chairman of M&T Bank, died unexpectedly Saturday night in New York City.

Buffalo based M&T Bank is number one in the Northeast for small business banking satisfaction according to the latest study by J.D. Power.

Morning Edition—October 18, 2017

Oct 18, 2017

A portion of WBFO's Morning Edition on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

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M&T Bank has named a new leader for its middle market banking group.


The latest survey from Buffalo based M&T Bank shows small and mid-size businesses are growing more optimistic about the economy. But there are also signs of caution.

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A regulatory matter involving M&T Bank, raised four years ago amidst a major bank acquisition, was formally resolved Thursday when the Federal Reserve lifted a "letter of agreement" related to it.

Touchdown for Teachers contest kicks off

Mar 14, 2017
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Do you know an outstanding educator? The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank are calling on fans to nominate Western New York’s “Hall of Fame-caliber” educators for the ninth annual Touchdown for Teachers contest.

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The Food Bank of Western New York has seen an 11 percent increase in the number of families it serves over the past year.

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Amidst upcoming changes in Buffalo's banking market, one of the city's longtime banks is marking an anniversary.

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While some challenges remain, one expert believes there have been many positive economic developments for the Niagara Falls area.

M&T merger passes another regulatory hurdle

Oct 12, 2015

The next expansion of Buffalo's M&T Bank has taken another step toward reality. New York state regulators have approved M&T's application to acquire Hudson City Bancorp Inc. 

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Shopping and spending with plastic is going to change a lot, as the new "chip and pin" cards started into use yesterday. They are in wide use in Canada and much of the rest of the world but are coming late to the U.S.

M&T Bank is days away from becoming the 14th largest bank in the nation. The Federal Reserve Bank, on Wednesday approved the merger with Hudson City Bancorp, more than three years after application.

Buffalo reading program receives national recognition

Jul 29, 2015
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An effort to teach young Buffalo children to read and attend school is slowing paying off. A leader from The Annie E. Casey Foundation has delivered a Pacesetter Community Award for Buffalo's Read to Succeed program.

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The University at Buffalo is holding its 169th commencement ceremony today.