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  1. Late teacher still inspires many through self-expression of jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WNED

    For many young players in Buffalo, the late Floyd Fried was that teacher, and his influence can still be felt today. Ariana Jones is a bass player in the Buffalo Public Schools All City Jazz Ensemble , a band Fried put together decades ago.

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  2. A changing student population means less football, more soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WNED

    Buffalo Public Schools may have as few as four high school football teams this fall, as the district grapples with a changing population that is more interested in soccer. Buffalo is in the midst of a major reorganization of its high schools.

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  3. Families celebrate WNY wind and air with "Sky's The Limit"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WNED

    Kites were flying in abundance and the breeze was just right Friday afternoon along Buffalo's waterfront, where Tifft Nature Preserve and Buffalo Harbor State Park hosted an annual celebration of the air, sky and things that fly. It was a fourth annual hosting of Sky's The Limit.

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  4. Documentary opening gives Lance Diamond one more standing ovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WNED

    Buffalo legend Lance Diamond received one more standing ovation Thursday night at the North Park Theatre. It was opening night for the new locally filmed documentary about his life and career, "A Diamond in the Buff."

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  5. Green Code variances approved for controversial North Buffalo projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WNED

    The Buffalo Zoning Board of Appeals began its day Wednesday in a meeting room high up in City Hall and finished late in the evening in a sweltering Common Council Chamber, dark from some light bulbs that were not working. In the end, the board approved a controversial grocery store on Hertel Avenue and a major residential development at Elmwood and Hertel.

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  6. Large crowd turns out to argue two Elmwood Village projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WNED

    The Buffalo Zoning Board of Appeals began its day Wednesday in a meeting room high up in City Hall and finished late in the evening in a sweltering Common Council Chamber, dark from some light bulbs that were not working. In the end, the board approved a controversial grocery store on Hertel Avenue and a major residential development at Elmwood and Hertel.

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  7. Familiar developer approved for Emerson Two hospitality schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WNED

    The school is about to take in its third class and is operating out of a converted elementary school in South Buffalo that has been fitted with an educational kitchen. The plan had been to have a permanent site picked in February and have the school open for the fall of next year.

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  8. Forest Lawn launches app to help people explore cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WNED

    A new app is helping people find the graves of President Millard Fillmore, former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, singer Rick James, and other prominent figures from Western New York's past. The app was developed by Forest Lawn Cemetery and allows visitors to take self-guided tours of the grounds.

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  9. Infrastructure projects announced for Abbott Road and Cazenovia ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | WNED

    The two-part project includes work along Abbott Road, between Southside Parkway and Potters Road, and the Warren Spahn bridge, which crosses over Cazenovia Creek in Cazenovia Park. A view of Abbott Road from Warren Spahn Drive at the entrance of Cazenovia Park.

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  10. Judge issues temporary restraining order on Children's Psych Center moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WNED

    Moving the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center is on hold. State Supreme Court Justice Catherine Nugent Panepinto issued a temporary restraining order Monday, stopping "all construction and related activities" for moving the facility to the Buffalo Psychiatric Center.

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  11. Flash Flooding impacting Western New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WNED

    POSTED 12:30 p.m.: Flash flooding has closed roads and damaged area buildings around Western New York. Buffalo Fire reported a number of swift water recoveries at underpasses, as motorists were urged to use caution with and not drive through rising waters.

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  12. Student Journals: Amherst Central High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WNED

    What happens when we lend high school students our recording equipment and let them do interviews on any topics they choose? As part of WBFO's ongoing education reporting we continue our series: Student Journals. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley says an ambitious student at Amherst Central High School conducted a number of interviews with classmates.

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  13. Labatt celebrates decade of calling Buffalo home with city-boosting plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | WNED

    Labatt USA is celebrating its tenth anniversary of being headquartered in Buffalo. In honor of the milestone, Mayor Byron Brown declared July 12, 2017 Labatt Blue Day, and declared this weekend, Labatt Blue Weekend.

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  14. NFTA expects $2M loss from ride-hailing at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WNED

    The arrival of ride-hailing is apparently upsetting the airport finances of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and potentially upsetting finances of the overall authority. Upset Erie County legislators asked the authority to explain its planned fees for ride-hailing drivers using its airports, especially Buffalo Niagara International Airport, since the authority receives significant revenue from its cut of sales tax and from a mortgage recording tax.

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  15. Report: More than half of local jobs not accessible by public transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WNED

    How can you get a job if you can't get to the job? That was the theme of a new report from the Partnership for the Public Good. More than 50,000 households in the region lack access to a car and around two-thirds are people of color who cannot get to job concentrations outside the City of Buffalo because there is limited or no Metro Bus service there.

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  16. Theater Talk: New mics for Shakespeare's Wives; Pretty Funny opens next; Noises Off is spot onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WNED

    "The show must go on!" If Shakespeare himself didn't say that, Shakespeare in Delaware Park did, and hours after having their sound equipment burgled by varlets, they were back up and running with an all-woman production of THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Peter went back, as he said he would, for a second night, and found the story easier to follow and also thought that the secondary characters had grown into their parts.

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  17. Homicide victims getter younger, arrests getting fewer anti-violence activists lamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WNED

    Right after his graduation from Buffalo's Math, Science, Technology Preparatory School at Seneca, Jequan Wilson posted the image of his high school diploma on Facebook. Hours later, he became another victim of Buffalo's street violence. 5 comments

  18. Termini planning rebirth of Buffalo's Chandler StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | WNED

    The city Planning Board has approved developer Rocco Termini's plan for another business incubator at 166 Chandler Street, mixing a new building to house the Thin Man Brewery with a renovated building to house facilities serving the brewery and two floors for startup businesses. Across the street, Termini is already rehabbing yet another startup building, which he said is already fully leased.

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  19. Water service to Outer Harbor being expanded for future developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2013 | WNED

    Buffalo is getting more water service to the Outer Harbor, making certain there is enough water for any future development. The city has extensive water service beyond Fuhrmann Boulevard, running from the Coast Guard station down to the Lackawanna city line, with the water line connecting at Ohio Street to the main system.

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  20. Search for new Buffalo fire commissioner expected to be competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WNED

    Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says it will be at least a month before a formal search process starts to replace Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield, who retired last week citing family obligations and health issues. The mayor says he expects much competition for the position since the new commissioner will inherit a department with completely new equipment and new fire houses.

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