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Mayor Brown Offended By Wilson Remarks

By Eileen Buckley

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron Brown says he was "offended" by the remarks Bills owner Ralph Wilson made about the City of Buffalo.

While appearing in Toronto on Tuesday, Wilson said Buffalo is diminishing in size, and dwindling in population and jobs. Wilson also stated that people in this area do not have jobs and are moving out of Western New York.

Mayor Byron Brown is not pleased with those comments. Wilson made those remarks as he tried to explain why he is regionalizing the team. Over the next five years, the Bills will play eight games in Toronto.

Brown says he will send the letter to Wilson in the next few days inviting Wilson to Buffalo to talk about economic development.

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