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Scores of mothers competing in the Olympics and Paralympics are speaking out about the challenges they face as working mothers in sports. Some are using their platform to make a change.
Australia's Ariarne Titmus narrowly edged her out of gold in the 400 meter freestyle final. Ledecky, the biggest star of U.S. swimming, has a fierce rivalry with Titmus.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Back before an audience: Pappy Martin jazz festival wraps up annual event Sunday
- THEATER TALK: While we wait, SCHMIGADOON! offers great fun for fans of musicals (and anyone who was ever in one)
- Theater Talk: The Artie Awards have a date! Sept. 20 at Shea's 710 Theatre
- Proposed Niagara Studio movie complex asks for more changes
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
WBFO Disabilities Desk
- The Care Crisis: 1 in 4 direct support positions vacant in New York
- Schumer's use of the 'r-word' shows ongoing problem with changing the narrative around disability
- How new mask rules may impact immunocompromised individuals and children with disabilities
- WNY organizations to co-host roundtable on voting and access to the polls
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
- As Delta variant spreads, COVID infections rise in the U.S.
- Getting students vaccinated before school starts takes a different approach in Niagara, Chautauqua counties
- Burstein: Recent spike in Erie County COVID-19 cases due to travel, Fourth of July gatherings
- Spectrum Health opens new South Buffalo Counseling location
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
- State lawmakers discuss support for those with concurrent addiction and mental health issues
- What's your COVID playlist? Mine was Jeff Rosenstock
- COVID quadruples the number of mental health clients in Niagara Region, many children
- Erie County sheriff candidates debate holding center, say mental health needs to be addressed
WBFO Racial Equity Project
WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- Senior group presses for caregiver tax credit
- ‘It’s about time’: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marks year of attention on older adults
- DA Flynn rallies against Elder Parole & Clean Slate, cites Bike Path Rapist
- Nursing homes say safe staffing bill will hurt them. Resident advocates say it didn’t go far enough
WBFO Women's News Desk
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Yes, that was the plan. Then along came the delta variant. And now people who are vaccinated are wondering: Are there circumstances in which a mask would be advisable?
A camera aboard a media boat captured the moment as the start neared — and unfortunately, it kept capturing the moment after the start signal blared, blocking roughly half of the racers.
Attorney Mathew Rosengart, who began representing the pop singer a week and a half ago, wants someone new to look after Spears' estate. For the past 13 years, it's been controlled by her father.
The Justice Department is considering whether the federal officials who spoke at a Trump rally ahead of the insurrection were acting within the scope of their jobs that day.
What do a railway in Iran, a mountainous national park in Thailand and a spa town in the Czech Republic have in common? They're all part of a newly announced group of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
It's too soon to say if schools will see a surge, but they do know that kindergartners are entering their first year of school with a wide range of experience.
Standing atop the podium where no Filipino had stood before, a tearful Hidilyn Diaz, who serves in the Philippine air force, snapped off a salute.
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Buffalo-based apparel company 26 Shirts was presented with a NYS Assembly Resolution after surpassing $1 million in charitable contributions
The debate over vaccines and their certification is far from over in Ontario. Premier Doug Ford has come out strongly against any kind of a vaccine passport, but now the Science Advisory Table believes otherwise.
Erie County Legislative Chair April Baskin's new legislation aims to help minority and women-owned businesses by consolidating five local laws into one.
The New York State Independent Redistricting Commission on Tuesday held its first hearing to hear how New Yorkers want their new legislative districts redrawn.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday announced the extension of its COVID-19 restrictions on travel by land from Canada to the U.S. until at least Aug. 21.
A protest led by Betty Jean Grant took the Buffalo News to task for it's recent reporting on Buffalo Democratic Mayoral candidate India Walton
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