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  1. Native Americans ask Buffalo, NY, to rename islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Evening Sun

    Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive. Common Council members this week said city lawyers are researching how to go about changing the name.

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  2. Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Evening Sun

    The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain. With roughly the equivalent of six inches of rain tied up in the snowpack, volunteers moved through the area assisting residents.

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  3. As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Evening Sun

    A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. More than 30 roof collapses, most involving farm and flat-roof buildings, were reported overnight, officials said Friday, after snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area's three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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  4. Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Evening Sun

    A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day on Thursday, piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with nearly 8 feet of snow on the ground when it's all done. But the meteorological "kick me" sign on the city hasn't fallen off just yet.

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  5. Officials not ready to call Buffalo snow a recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Evening Sun

    A lake-effect storm that dumped more than 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area trapped people on highways in an area where heavy snow is the norm for most of the winter. More than 2 to 3 feet is forecast to fall Thursday.

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  6. Snow blankets parts of New York; US feels chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Evening Sun

    A massive band of lake effect snow moves through the south of Buffalo, N.Y. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Several feet of lake-effect snow paralyzed the Buffalo area Tuesday, forcing state troopers to deliver blankets and other supplies to motorists stranded on the New York State Thruway and adding an ominous note to a wintry season that s already snarling travel and numbing fingers from the Midwest to the Carolinas.

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  7. 10 Things to Know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Evening Sun

    The recall of air bags made by the Takata Corp. had been regional. Now safety regulators want to extend it nationwide.

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  8. Lake-effect snow pummels New York, closes ThruwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Parts of New York measured the season's first big snowfall in feet, rather than inches, on Tuesday as 3 feet of lake-effect snow blanketed the Buffalo area and forced the closure of a 132-mile stretch of the state Thruway. The waist-high snow blown by strong winds stopped even pedestrians in their tracks and motorists abandoned vehicles where they got stuck.

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  9. WVU suspends fraternity, sorority activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Evening Sun

    West Virginia University has suspended social and pledging activities at its campus-affiliated fraternities and sororities after two problems on campus. They found someone performing cardio pulmonary resuscitation on 18-year-old Nolan Michael Burch of Buffalo, New York.

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  10. Charity report ranks states, cities on generosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The Chronicle, a leading source of news coverage of the nonprofit world, said in a report being released Monday that Americans who earned $200,000 or more reduced the share of their income they gave to charity by 4.6 percent from 2006 to 2012.

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  11. Pennsylvania infant hit by bullet will be blindRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    The family of a 6-day-old Pennsylvania boy who was wounded by a hunter's stray bullet says the infant is expected to survive, but will be blind. Stefanie Iverson says her son Shayne's life was spared when the bullet exited through the orbital area - or eye socket - of his skull rather than hitting his brain.

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  12. East Jerusalem construction plan moves aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    The Jerusalem municipality says it is pressing forward with a plan to build a controversial new housing development in east Jerusalem. In a statement Wednesday, the municipality said Deputy Mayor Kobi Kahlon has signed an order approving the construction of some 2,500 homes in Givat Hamatos.

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  13. Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley says the threat was called in to the school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and the evacuation was ordered as a precaution.

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  14. Slovakia sees 50 pct drop in Russian gas suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Prime Minister Robert Fico says the national gas company, SPP, wouldn't restrict gas supplies domestically. He told reporters Wednesday the government would hold a crisis meeting if the trend continues, adding the Russians blame technical problems.

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  15. Police: Car hit bus at Tyrone Township intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    A Honda sedan ran a stop sign at the intersection of Heidlersberg and Old Harrisburg roads shortly after 9 a.m., said state trooper Megan Frazer, who was at the scene assisting investigating trooper Nikki Gundel. The car struck the mini bus, which then slid into a pickup and RV parked next to a house at the intersection, she said.

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  16. York Women's Show features Hanover's Macy KRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    The Women's Show is returning to the York Expo Center for the 17th year with an eclectic mix of events ranging from live music and dance to seminars on topics such as nutrition, parenting and financial planning. "It's something for everyone, but we have so many components: health, beauty, fashion, finance, parenting, prizes, fun, constant entertainment on the two stages and food," Carbaugh said.

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  17. Correction: Buffalo Silos-Beer Ad storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad.

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  18. Amanda Bynes thrown out of fashion schoolRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Amanda Bynes was thrown out of fashion school last month, after showing up high and trying to pay other students to do her work, according to TMZ. Several students at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Irvine reportedly told the website Bynes has been showing up to class high on marijuana.

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  19. New Mexico hopes 'singing road' curbs speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Tigress Productions is creating the road between Albuquerque and the mountain community of Tijeras for a new National Geographic Channel series dubbed "Crowd Control" that will debut in November. The road uses a series of rumble strips to create music.

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  20. Ello: Is this new social network different from the others?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Ello is the newest social network to hit the internet, and the word has gotten out. A Pennlive.com article answers some of the questions about this new network.

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