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A mix of religion, politics and conspiracy theories is what Western New Yorkers can likely expect during the tour’s stop at Cornerstone Church in Batavia Friday and Saturday.
In a social media posting, Trump added that he encourages "the immediate release of those documents."
Authorities have several open investigations involving the former president, including into his businesses, his tax returns and his actions leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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Ten people were killed at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY. Their stories, as you’ve never heard them on This American Life- Sunday at 3pm on WNED.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Theater Talk: Directors reinterpret shows all the time as audiences change. At Stratford in HAMLET, ALL'S WELL, and RICHARD III and in New York for MUSIC MAN or CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.
- Torn Space's 10th production at Silo City is one for the "Ages"
- Theater Talk: Anthony and Peter see A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare in Delaware Park and TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD at The Shawfest in Niagara on the Lake
- Inclusive Theater of WNY provides a unique stage experience, one act at a time
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
- A new supplier of fiber-optic internet is building in three Erie County towns, with more to come
- More of Main Street will be open to cars, as Cars Sharing Main Street project gets more federal aid
- More meetings and more talk about what to do about the Scajaquada Expressway
- Summer is going to be a good season for Chautauqua County's tourism industry
WBFO Disabilities Desk
- Buffalo's Disability Pride Festival returns to Canalside
- HOPE of WNY collaboration aims to make domestic violence services accessible to disabled survivors
- 'On High Alert': Car accidents continue to injure and kill. What can Buffalo do?
- Rolling Nation: Lewiston pastor using music to fund wheelchair accessible vans
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
- Though gay men are most at risk, health experts warn not to think of monkeypox as 'gay disease'
- New York Health Commissioner: Best thing for parents to do before school is get children vaccinated
- With talks ramping up, both Kaleida and workers agree that Catholic Health contract is the goal
- Home tests make tracking COVID harder. WNY health officials are turning to the sewers instead
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WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- New York home care shortage’s impact on dementia caregiving: ‘It takes so much out of you’
- ‘$13.20 doesn’t cut it’: Striking WNY nursing home workers seek $15 minimum for service positions
- ‘This is pretty historic’: 10 WNY nursing homes to go on strike this week
- Paid training, tuition assistance may be key to solving New York’s nursing home staffing crisis
WBFO Women's News Desk
- Buffalo associate superintendent named to Time's 'Innovative Teachers of the Year' list
- Equal rights amendment protecting abortion rights stalls in final days of legislative session
- Oishei Children's Hospital seeks expansion for high-risk maternity patients
- Local group pushes even harder after death of co-founder 5/14
WBFO Education Reporting
- BPS removes interim tag and names Tonja Williams superintendent
- Niagara Falls' run-up to school year a lot calmer than recent years, but continuing bus driver shortage looms
- Former McKinley HS principal Crystal Boling-Barton passes away
- Telling the tale of Juneteenth, while including recent tragedy in the lesson
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The actress, best known for her roles in 'Donnie Brasco' and the 1998 'Psycho' remake, leaves behind two sons.
The FDA issued revised guidance about how often to test after exposure to someone with COVID or after symptoms occur. It's not exactly the same as what the CDC says. What's the best way to proceed?
Prey, the new prequel to the 1987 blockbuster Predator streaming on Hulu, features a sophisticated soundtrack influenced both by Native cultures and video games
Several days after Ukraine said nine planes were destroyed at a Russian air base in Crimea, nobody has publicly claimed responsibility for it — but speculation abounds.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Voyeurs, FBoy Island, and more.
Two Pakistani friends make videos in which those who lived through India's 1947 Partition describe loved ones they lost at the time. With viewers' help, siblings and others are reunited after decades.
Far-right extremists escalated their violent rhetoric after an FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. An attempted breach of an Ohio FBI office has those tracking extremism worried.
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The Canadian government is temporarily banning the importation of restricted handguns pending more restrictive, permanent measures from parliament.
Buffalo, What’s Next?: Redistricting critic misgendered by mayor says incident shows ‘he’s not hearing us’Arise Shapley appeared on Thursday’s edition of “Buffalo, What’s Next?” to discuss the exchange, which WBFO captured on video and led to Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown momentarily walking off the stage.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown momentarily walked off the stage during a heated public hearing Wednesday on the Common Council's controversial proposed district map.
The heated hearing — Mayor Byron Brown even momentarily walked off the stage — featured criticism of Brown’s leadership during the controversy over the city’s reapportionment process.
Jessica Pirro, president and CEO for Crisis Services, discusses the impact of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
It's not clear how many people were walking the streets of much of the city for the 2022 Garden Walk Buffalo, but there were a lot of them. They wanted to see what homeowners could do with front, side and backyards to show off plants, bushes, flowers and even fish swimming in water features.
The Canadian government has unveiled how much it's proposing to pay for banned firearms under a mandatory buyback program part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge to toughen gun laws amid a rash of recent mass shootings in the U.S., including Buffalo. However, the proposed new law has already drawn criticism from legal gun owners who say it doesn’t target the real problem.
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