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The New York State Assembly’s impeachment inquiry signaled Thursday that it is in the final stages, requesting attorneys for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to submit any additional evidence by the end of the day on Aug. 13.
Local entrepreneurs discuss their hopes and fears for the upcoming cannabis market.
The rodeo bulls and horses and riders have assembled in the small Chautauqua County town of Gerry this week, despite a pandemic that's canceled may other public events.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Major live arts & cultural events trumpet their long-awaited return
- Theater Talk: Michele Ragusa at Lincoln Center, Actors' Equity launches "OPEN ACCESS" (extended web version)
- 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)
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
- Catholic Health workers call proposed new union contract 'insulting'
- Poloncarz takes COVID message to businesses as cases rise: they can - and should - require masks
- National Chicken Wing Day brings out the Mumbo Sauce on who originated the Buffalo essential
- Cuomo encourages businesses to deny unvaccinated people, bring workers back
WBFO Disabilities Desk
- WNYers mark 31st anniversary of ADA through virtual Disability Pride celebration
- 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
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
WBFO Racial Equity Project
- Community organizations call for more transparency from Common Council regarding Rescue Plan funds
- Police Advisory Board, Buffalo Police discuss concerns of a white supremacist infiltration on the force
- Western New York Conversations on Race: The Judicial System
- Taking a look back at last year's summer of unrest
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
- READ & LISTEN: Attorney general's report into allegations of sexual harassment against Gov. Cuomo
- Niagara Falls health organizations expand prenatal care through collaboration
- Screening and observation key to breast cancer detection
- Film about life of Mother Cabrini to be shot in Buffalo, hundreds of extras sought
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The Justice Department will be probing the Phoenix police's use of force and their treatment of the city's homeless.
The massive Dixie Fire ignited close to where the deadly Camp Fire started, and some residents of nearby Paradise are reliving the trauma all over again.
"Due to economic and structural obstacles" in LaLiga regulations, Messi will depart less than a month after making a verbal agreement on a 5-year deal, the club said in a statement.
"You've lost your minds," New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy yelled at a crowd of demonstrators at a public event. "Because of what you are saying and standing for, people are losing their life."
For months, COVID-19 and interference by Trump officials delayed the release of new census demographic data used to redraw voting districts, forcing some state and local elections to be pushed back.
New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer says a well-funded national movement is "really going all in on this Trump lie" in an effort to change the way ballots are cast and counted.
Research shows that snapping too many pictures may harm your ability to retain memories. But selfie addicts, don't despair! There are techniques to make photography enhance memory, not undermine it.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Wednesday said there are a lot of people talking about stadium negotiations, but they don't know what's going on. He said the team isn't packing up for a move to Texas and there will be a deal on a stadium "here."
Reaction to the an investigation that finds Cuomo sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees
A nearly five-month investigation, conducted by two outside lawyers found that the Cuomo administration was a “hostile work environment” and that it was “rife with fear and intimidation.”
Not only is Mayville connected to a new well for its water system, the Chautauqua County village is also looking at hooking into a more traditional water source.
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is looking at new state mandates to check for vaccinations and test those who have not reported being vaccinated.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said with the alarming spread of the COVID-19 delta variant in New York state, he is extending a mandatory vaccination policy for state workers and employees of state-run hospitals to include Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers. He also urged nursing homes and schools require mandatory vaccines for employees.
According to the Buffalo News, Pegula Sports & Entertainment is seeking a publicly-financed $1.1 billion new stadium in Orchard Park.
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