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With two weeks before the state budget is due, Gov. Kathy Hochul and the legislature have different ideas on how the spending plan should look, with the Senate and Assembly rejecting most of the governor's key items.
Kimberly Kadziolka, Executive Director of The Parent Network, in conversation with Angelea Preston on her career and advice for women in leadership positions.
Women in the industry are expected "to be like Barbie dolls and sit pretty and be quiet," according to the Buffalo emcee. But Pretty Bulli has never been one to conform.
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WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Theater Talk: Revealing a rolling roster of openings
- Theater Talk: It's Women's History Month and TOY has SECRET SOLDIERS, while SGT and KAV have comedies with stellar casts
- Theater Talk: Two superb openings - THE THIN PLACE at RLTP and CLUE at LOH
- Women of hip hop: A.I. The Anomaly is from the East Side and wants you to know it
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WBFO Disabilities Desk
- Why didn't Buffalo have an ASL interpreter during the Christmas blizzard?
- Buffalo Bills Wheelchair Football featured in upcoming PBS special documentary 'Concrete Gridiron'
- City of Buffalo posts new full-time ADA Coordinator job
- Buffalo Common Council approves $63K for full-time ADA coordinator position
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
- Trauma surgeon will address UB medical school students on gun violence and racism
- 'You made a contract. You agreed to it. Live it.': Nurses voice concerns over staffing problems at ECMC
- Kaleida Health and its unions are looking to strengthen health care, staff and finances
- Kaleida Health and unions reach tentative labor deal, avoiding strike
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
- Damar Hamlin's collapse shocked viewers and players. How to cope after witnessing trauma
- Money, mental health help on the mind of Tops shooting survivor
- Buffalo shooting left grieving neighborhood without a grocery store. Counseling and food giveaways are there to help
- The long-lasting impact of Saturday's shootings
WBFO Racial Equity Project
- Can hydroponic farms solve food access issues on East Side?
- Bills stadium benefit agreement to include $3 million a year for community work
- 'Racism is the issue here': Advocate pushes for prison reform after New York State Inspector General report
- State funds being put towards stabilizing older east side buildings through grant program
WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- Albany wants to take over an Orleans County nursing home, claiming owner fraud, bad care
- WNY nursing home workers get new contracts, while others threaten to go on five-day strikes
- 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
WBFO Women's News Desk
- Women, life and freedom: WNY Iranian Americans on their fight for gender equality in Iran
- HOPE of WNY collaboration aims to make domestic violence services accessible to disabled survivors
- 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
WBFO Education Reporting
- New SUNY Chancellor John King was New York's state education commissioner
- 'This isn't just happening in a few places anymore': There's efforts to ban books in WNY schools
- Black excellence in education: Fostering a sense of being among students of color in Buffalo
- Shortage of bus drivers hurts Buffalo Public Schools' academic recovery from COVID-19
NPR Top Stories
Just in time for the Persian New Year, Homa Dashtaki has published the Yogurt and Whey cookbook -- nearly 100 recipes, old and new, including some surprising ones, like whey cocktails and popsicles.
The bizarre new thriller created by Janine Nabers and Donald Glover serves as a spikey admonishment of celebrity worship. Dominique Fishback stars as a much too devoted fan.
Tye Tribbett brings his high energy praise music to the Tiny Desk in a set of six inspiring songs.
If you're in your 20s, 30s or 40s, you need to know the signs to watch for and when to seek screening or treatment for colorectal cancer.
On March 20, 2003, the U.S. carried out its first airstrikes in Iraq.
Millions of dead fish have been found dead in an Australian river due to dangerously low oxygen levels in the water caused by receding flood waters, government officials said.
Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston and Chris Rock were also among those in Washington, D.C. this weekend to celebrate Sandler, who worked on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s and moved on to films.
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Emergency demolition is expected to begin on the Main Street building that was destroyed in a deadly fire.
Nyalilit Kok fled Sudan during the Sudanese Civil War. After spending 12 years in a refugee camp in Uganda, Kok came to the United States eventually settling in Buffalo.
WATCH: Firefighters and community members gathered in St. Joseph Cathedral for the funeral of Buffalo Firefighter Jason Arno who died on-duty March 1. Arno, a 37-year-old dad was remembered as a man who loved cooking, and the job and city that he gave the ultimate sacrifice for.
The investigation into the cause of the fatal fire is ongoing, and is likely to continue into next week, say investigators who have been working on scene.
So far, it’s believed the fire may have started when contractors were working on the exterior brick and mortar with blow torches.
Rachel Kent has spent 18 as an educator in Buffalo. Kent founded Good Deed Grocery inside of the school which addresses food equity and access.
A Buffalo firefighter died in the line of duty on Wednesday after a three story building at 745 Main Street caught fire. The firefighter became trapped about 30 to 40 feet inside the building when a Mayday was called. His body was later recovered.
After a third winter storm in four months, calls for expanded snow removal services in the City of Buffalo grow louder.
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