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WBFO Brief April 19, 2024

On today's WBFO Brief:

  • A stolen Kia is involved in yet another crash.
  • NYS budget includes $250 million for the University at Buffalo to expand the use of artificial intelligence across New York State with Empire A.I.
  • Surplus Grape Juice finds a profitable market in the federal government.
  • NYS budget takes a focus on retail theft.
  • 19-year-old Niagara Falls man to spend the next 30 years in prison for involvement in multiple shootings.
  • ECMC emphasizes the importance of organ, eye, blood, and tissue donation for National Donate Life Month.
  • City of Buffalo honors the anniversary of the first women's professional tackle football game played in Buffalo at All-High Stadium back in 1970.
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