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  1. Ontario asks for exception to NYS 'Buy American' proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WNED

    Two Ontario cabinet ministers are heading to New York Tuesday to urge legislators to exempt Canada from a Buy American policy it plans to introduce. Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid and International Trade Minister Michael Chan are meeting with officials in Albany.

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  2. State report on rape kits lists Buffalo, NYC among "DNR" departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | WNED

    New York State's Criminal Justice Services Division has released a report, indicating how many untested sexual assault evidence kits were in the hands of police departments. But as part of that report, the division identifies numerous police agencies that did not submit any numbers by a late February deadline.

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  3. Theater Talk: WNED|WBFO to present 27th Arties; Buffalo Quickies at 26 continue to delight audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WNED

    There's a lot to celebrate this week on Theater Talk. First off, WNED/WBFO will be the new presenter of the Annual Artie Awards which since 1991 have recognized excellence in Buffalo theater.

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  4. Crisis services training provided to some Buffalo police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | WNED

    A second round of training began Monday aimed at helping Buffalo police officers respond more effectively to people who are grappling with mental health crises. About 30 officers from two police districts in the city began training with experts from Crisis Services.

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  5. Effort launched to force big pharma to pay for drug disposal costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | WNED

    An Erie County Legislator has introduced a local bill that, if passed, would put more responsibility on pharmaceutical companies to pay for the cost of disposing unused medications. The bill is designed to protect a natural resource where, according to the elected official, contaminants from improperly discarded meds are turning up.

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  6. Pharma Water ActRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | WNED

    An Erie County Legislator has introduced a local bill that, if passed, would put more responsibility on pharmaceutical companies to pay for the cost of disposing unused medications. The bill is designed to protect a natural resource where, according to the elected official, contaminants from improperly discarded meds are turning up.

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  7. Local World II veteran receives decorations from US and FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WNED

    A Buffalo-area native and World War II veteran has received numerous decorations from two nations for his participation in the liberation of France. Howard Tobin, now in his 90s, was a member of the Twentieth Corps , part of General George Patton's Third Army, which participated in numerous battles that led to the liberation of many French towns previously occupied by Nazi German forces.

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  8. Depew voters head to polls to decide village's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WNED

    Voters in the Village of Depew will head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to dissolve the municipality and allow the Towns of Cheektowaga and Lancaster to assume control of services, including public safety. Those who favor the dissolution of the Village of Depew argue that it will bring tax relief.

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  9. Local Democrats hopeful as State of the State tour endsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | WNED

    Local state lawmakers, who were in Albany earlier this week, are offering their thoughts on some of Governor Cuomo's offerings in the Western New York version of his State of the State address. While Governor Cuomo was selling his Buffalo Billion Squared and Middle Class Recovery ideas to an audience in Amherst earlier this week, state legislators were in Albany attending scheduled sessions.

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  10. State lawmakers ponder Cuomo's State of the State offerings for WNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WNED

    While Governor Cuomo was in Amherst Monday selling his Buffalo Billion Squared and Middle Class Recovery ideas, New York State Legislators were in Albany attending scheduled sessions. Local representatives are still peering through Cuomo's many proposals to learn more details but they like some of what they're seeing.

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  11. Cuomo details "Buffalo Billion Squared" in State of the State addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WNED

    It's the next phase of state investment in Western New York and, although it amounts to $500 million, is being called "Buffalo Billion Squared." Governor Andrew Cuomo provided hints of the additional development it would fund during his State of the State address Monday afternoon in Amherst.

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  12. Republicans moving full speed ahead to next major electionsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | WNED

    Political parties are like some eternal railroad train, running on forever with slow movements in the election campaign and then speeding up to head for the next one. There is no stopping for a while to celebrate.

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  13. Former Buffalo police lieutenant found guiltyRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | WNED

    A car with four teens had been stopped by a Cheektowaga police patrol. The teens were compliant with the town officers who were investigating a BB gun shooting.

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  14. Medicaid enrollment up 4% per year in Erie County, county report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WNED

    Nearly a third of Erie County residents are on Medicaid and the number is rising at an average 4 percent annually, according to the latest numbers from the County's Medicaid Inspector General. The report also shows numbers that contradict what the Inspector General says are some of the misconceptions about Medicaid and who is using it.

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  15. Buffalo's historic fireboat celebrates 116th year in service and many important rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | WNED

    Buffalo's iconic Fireboat - the Edward M. Cotter - has been defending against blazes all along the city's waterfront for over a century. This weekend, the boat's 116th birthday was celebrating by hundreds of people.

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  16. Statewide program will address zombie home issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | WNED

    The Tonawandas, along with the Towns of Amherst, Cheektowaga and West Seneca will be receiving funds to address the vacant and deteriorating homes in their areas. The Attorney General's office is distributing nearly $13 million across the state to battle this blight.

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  17. Advocates for rounded-up workers show support for the 'Buffalo 25'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WNED

    La Divina cook Antonio Robles said it was a typical day at work last Tuesday. He was doing prep work when officers raided the restaurant and ordered him to get on the floor.

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  18. Heritage Moments: Buffalo picks a polkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WNED

    Polka in the '80s: Steve Krzeminski, bandleader of Big Steve and the Bellares and host of the local cable show Polka Saturday Night, belts out a tune during a taping at the Polish Falcons Hall in Depew. There is no "Buffalo Sound," but if there were, it might well be the lively, happy rhythms of a polka band - music that has provided the region a continuous soundtrack for the better part of a century.

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  19. Scajaquada Creek cleanup on fast trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | WNED

    Scajaquada Creek may flow downhill from Buffalo's eastern suburbs, through the city and eventually to the Niagara River. However, the head of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper says its condition is moving uphill.

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  20. Chronic drunk drivers may face new penalty: vehicle seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | WNED

    The vehicle seizure would be used against a driver who had a prior DWI within the last ten years or three DWI's in 15 years or is charged with violating Leandra's law by driving drunk with a child 15 years or younger in the car. Acting District Attorney Michael Flaherty says the program is being tried in Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, West Seneca and with the sheriff's department.

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