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A state and federal appeals court both issued rulings late Thursday that Mayor Byron Brown, the four-term incumbent who lost the Democratic Primary in June, does not go on the November ballot on an independent party line.
Postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Buffalo Humanities Festival returns this weekend at Silo City.
A look behind the scenes of "The Untitled Cabrini Film," which just completed 45 days of shooting in Buffalo.
September 11, 2001, planes hijacked by terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Theater Talk: Disney's FROZEN at Shea's yet another Disney hit; Anthony opens up about his on-stage appearance in WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
- Buffalo Philharmonic returns to Kleinhans stage Saturday night with 9/11 commemorative concert
- Hip-hop icon Grandmaster Flash to be in residence at UB this fall
- Theater Talk: Mason Reeves, who plays "Kristoff" in Disney's FROZEN now at Shea's, takes us behind the curtain
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WBFO Disabilities Desk
- 'I worry that he won't survive this virus': Williamsville family says school mask mandate will protect the life of their son, who has Down syndrome
- 110 new affordable supportive apartments open in Cheektowaga
- Partnerships making COVID-19 vaccine accessible to many NYers with disabilities
- WNYers mark 31st anniversary of ADA through virtual Disability Pride celebration
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WBFO Racial Equity Project
- After four decades, 'Buffalo Five' members have convictions vacated
- American Rescue Plan money to help build vaccine trust in Buffalo’s Black and Brown communities
- What will Buffalo's East Side look like in 2040? Two local groups are planning ahead
- Community organizations call for more transparency from Common Council regarding Rescue Plan funds
WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- Judge rules Erie County’s Ruthie’s Law is ‘unlawful’ after lawsuit by nursing homes
- Higgins, home care workers push bill aimed at improving conditions for home care workers and those they serve
- How $400 billion elder care plan could impact WNY’s unpaid caregivers, home care aides
- Westminster Commons opens as ‘happy medium’ for older adults to age in place affordably on Buffalo’s East Side
WBFO Women's News Desk
- National Women's Hockey League rebrands as Premier Hockey Federation
- Back to school in a pandemic can be 'perfect storm of infection' for pregnant women
- 'Another glass ceiling broken': High hopes for Hochul from major women's institutions
- Analysis: WNY sexual harassment lawyer shares what stands out in Cuomo report
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Rodrigo's spiky "good 4 u" isn't just a breakup song: It inserts her into a tradition of art, including one particularly beloved cult horror film, about the right of teenage girls to get angry.
McEntire and members of her team were checking out a historical building in Atoka, Okla. They got trapped inside after its staircase collapsed and had to be rescued.
French law had set a Sept. 15 deadline for the country's 2.7 million health care workers to get vaccinated. The ones who didn't get a jab were suspended, the country's health minister says.
A new report by the U.N. human rights office warns that artificial intelligence has the potential to facilitate "unprecedented level of surveillance across the globe by state and private actors."
The reggaetón superstar kicks off our "El Tiny" takeover of the Tiny Desk (home) concert series.
Microsoft users will be able to access their accounts using an app or a code sent to their phone or email. Company officials say it will make logging on both easier and safer.
In celebration of Mexico's Independence Day, many people will eat the green, white and red dish of stuffed peppers in walnut sauce. Noted chef and cookbook author Pati Jinich is among them.
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The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs will play the National Hockey League's 2022 Heritage Classic on March 13 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton. Buffalo will become the first U.S.-based team to play in the Heritage Classic, which has previously included only Canadian teams.
The congressional district representing Western New York’s Southern Tier population could either extend all the way to Binghamton, or it could be eliminated entirely. Those are the conflicting partisan options unveiled in a set of proposed maps released Wednesday by the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission.
After a one year hiatus Project Connect Niagara returns with its one-stop hub of critical services for individuals in need.
Albany is making sure members of the National Guard are covered for service in New York City after 9/11, even if they were not technically assigned there.
A report by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found 1 million New York households, or 14%, still have no access to the internet, and many in rural areas have limited access to inadequate services.
For nearly a year and a half, Americans who were struggling to make ends meet amid the pandemic had state and federal assistance to help them get by. However, as of Labor Day, several of those benefits are gone.
The wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary has been found not guilty of careless operation of a vessel in a late night boat crash that killed two people and injured three others.
Erie County, Pegula Sports & Entertainment announce vaccination requirements for Bills, Sabres venuesErie County and Pegula Sports & Entertainment have announced new health and safety protocols for Highmark Stadium and KeyBank Center.
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