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In the days leading up to Easter, thousands of Western New Yorkers will travel to the Broadway Market to pick up supplies for their celebrations. There, shoppers can buy everything from pierogies and polish sausage, to unique items such as butter lambs.

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Western New Yorkers are ready to shake their shamrocks in what is now the 4th best city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, according to a recent study by a personal finance website.

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New York’s economy benefits from immigrants more than any other state, according to a new national study.

WalletHub, a personal finance website, analyzed 19 metrics and assigned each state a score based on  the economic impact of immigrants. New York topped the list, followed by California and New Jersey.

The data weighed included immigrants’ household incomes, the number of jobs created by international students and their contributions to innovation.

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When it comes to identity theft and fraud, New York has the dubious distinction of ranking as the ninth most vulnerable state in the nation.

New York ranked best state for teachers

Sep 28, 2017
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Teachers often feel overworked and underpaid. But local educators may be happy to learn one research firm has determined New York to be the best state for teachers.

Keep St. Patrick's Day happy - and safe, says NYS

Mar 17, 2017
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Police around New York State will be cracking down on drunken driving and underage drinking this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

If you’re looking for a job, a popular personal finance website says Buffalo is one of the worst cities to conduct your search.

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We all know Buffalo is often called the "Queen City." But how about “Fun City” as a backup name?

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If you’re looking for a way to take a break from everyday life but don’t want to break the bank, look no further than your own backyard.

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As numerous controversies have thrust a national spotlight on policing, a recent study has placed Buffalo in the top 10 cities in the nation when it comes to efficient spending on public safety.

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When it comes to picking the best and worst cities for summer travel, one website gives Buffalo a low rating.