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WBFO Brief Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Buffalo Schools are preparing to resume some after-school programs, as available bus transport allows. WBFO’s Emyle Watkins marks the anniversary of a service which has brought the news to people living with disabilities for more than three decades. And WBFO’s Tom Dinki marks the 50th anniversary of a critical food service for seniors, and concerns for its future. Protestors call out Gov. Hochul for what they call a betrayal of criminal justice reform. And while evictions remain on hold in housing courts, some landlords are finding ways around it to force tenants out.

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