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WBFO Brief Aug. 10, 2021

In today’s WBFO Brief, hear from local women in The Black Women Health Study, a landmark effort that turns 25 years old. Also the latest on the state Assembly Judiciary Committee’s timetable for probable impeachment of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fresh plans for the city's New York Central Terminal complex.

Also, The Buffalo Bisons return to Sahlen’s Field for the first time since 2019, and they are mandating masks at all common areas as you move to and from your seat. And the city of Buffalo planning board has given the green light to changes in the plans for a Niagara Street movie studio, and a big Elmwood Ave. apartment development near Bidwell Parkway.

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  • Governor Kathy Hochul announced that a tentative $237 billion budget deal has been reached 15 days after the spending plan was due.
  • Holly Kirkpatrick speaks with New York State Inspector General Lucy Lang.
  • The New York State budget is now 10 days late. We hear from Albany correspondent Karen Dewitt. Theater Talk with Peter Hall and Anthony Chase.
  • The City of Buffalo is condemning the building that houses the Hostel Buffalo Niagara on Main Street. WBFO speaks with photographer Teo David at his gallery and studio on Allen Street.
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  • Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is publicly acknowledging the likelihood of a tax increase for city residents. Theater Talk with Peter Hall and Anthony Chase.
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