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Fresh from losing the mayor's race last month, Sergio Rodriguez is ramping up another campaign.

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Republican Sergio Rodriguez says if elected Mayor of Buffalo, he will create a Public Advocacy office.

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License plate readers installed at intersections in the City of Buffalo are "in a test phase," according to Mayor Byron Brown.

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Byron Brown rolled over his opponent Bernie Tolbert in last week's Democratic primary race, but the mayor still faces opposition in the November election. 

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Changes are already being made at The Hatch restaurant and other Erie Basin Marina operations, according to Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.

Mayoral candidates take part in contentious debate

Aug 28, 2013
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The three candidates for mayor of Buffalo debated the issues during an hour-long forum at the WNED studios Tuesday night. The candidates traded attacks throughout the program.

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"No knockout punch was thrown," says Buffalo News Political Reporter Bob McCarthy, though he says he believes the three candidates performed well in Tuesday night's mayoral debate at the studios of WNED-TV.

All three Buffalo mayoral candidates will be facing off Tuesday evening in a WBFO & WNED-TV debate. Incumbent Democrat Byron Brown will face off against Democrat Bernie Tolbert and Republican Sergio Rodriguez. WBFO's Eileen Buckley explores their campaign styles with a Buffalo State political science professor.

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Familiar issues like crime, education and economic development were debated as the Mayoral candidates met Thursday night in an event hosted by the Parkside Community Association.

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With the Democratic primary only weeks away, there were some harsh words exchanged Wednesday night during a Buffalo mayoral debate at The Buffalo News.

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Two Buffalo mayoral candidates took their campaigns up a notch Thursday, hurling tough accusations at incumbent Mayor Byron Brown.

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Three candidates are vying for the office of Mayor of Buffalo, two Democrats and one Republican. But it appears one of the candidates may have been offered a job if he agreed to not run.

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The mayoral race in Buffalo has gotten a bit more competitive.

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Former FBI special agent-in-charge Bernie Tolbert appears to be ready to announce a run for mayor of Buffalo. Tolbert says he will be making an announcement Saturday morning.  But as WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports, Tolbert would not confirm that he will be launching a campaign.

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As Buffalo's mayoral race begins to take shape -- there was an usual pairing on the steps of City Hall Monday.  A rally against child abuse brought out citizens, politicians and candidates. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports that standing near one another was incumbent Mayor  Byron Brown and declared candidate for mayor Sergio Rodriguez.

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The Buffalo News is reporting that Mayor Byron Brown is expected to officially launched his reelection bid for a third term this weekend.

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Mayor Byron Brown has a hefty war chest as he prepares to launch his campaign for a third term. But that's not stopping a couple of challengers from entering this year's mayoral race.

Tolbert expected to challenge Mayor Brown

Mar 5, 2013
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The former special agent in charge of the Buffalo FBI office, Bernie Tolbert, will reportedly run for mayor.

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A republican has declared his candidacy for Mayor of Buffalo. Sergio Rodriguez kicked off his campaign in Niagara Square Wednesday afternoon. Rodriguez is a 32-year-old, single, former Marine, born in Santiago. After launching his campaign, Rodriguez visited our studios to talk with WBFO's Eileen Buckley about why he is running for mayor.  

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Community leader Sergio Rodriguez announced Wednesday afternoon he will run for the office of Mayor of the City of Buffalo.

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Mayor Byron Brown held a fundraiser Thursday night in Buffalo. Brown has not launched his re-election campaign, but the fundraiser is an indication that he is gearing up for another campaign. 

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With an Albany fundraiser this week adding to his million dollar campaign treasury, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown appears ready to run for a third term in November.