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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
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
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
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
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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A cybersecurity lawyer who worked at a law firm tied to the Democratic Party is the second person charged in John Durham's investigation into the origins of the FBI's Trump-Russia probe.
When CBS announced a new show where activists would take part in competitions, critics said the format made a mockery of actual activism. Now, the show will drop the competitive element.
Camp Be'chol Lashon is a sleep-away camp that is specifically for Jewish youths of color. The campers are encouraged to discuss race and identity against a backdrop of swimming and horseback riding.
Democrats will try the same budgetary process from four decades ago when first-year President Ronald Reagan used reconciliation to achieve his "revolution" in federal fiscal policy.
With her hair neatly braided, the girl sat next to her baby brother, dressed for an outing, complete with a backpack and note — but their parents were nowhere to be found, the U.S. Border Patrol said.
The announcement is the latest development in Jeopardy!'s troubled search for a new host following the November death of longtime presenter Alex Trebek.
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.
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Anti-vaccine and anti-vaccine passport demonstrators took place across Canada on Monday, most of them targeting hospitals. At least five Ontario hospitals were targeted by protesters, including one in downtown Toronto.
The Siena College is out with its first favorability poll on Kathy Hochul as governor.
In the end, it came down to a butterfly garden for the Buffalo Planning Board to move a performance stage on the Outer Harbor another step toward construction.
Gov. Kathy Hochul, responding to strict new abortion laws in Texas, said Monday she’ll make New York a safe legal haven for women’s reproductive health.
Former prosecutor Malcolm Bell discusses his investigation into the retaking of Attica State Prison.
As Mt. Aaron Baptist Church continues to expand its footprint near Genesee Street and Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo, the church is taking applications for apartments in its new affordable housing complex.
Several members of the New York Congressional delegation have sponsored a bill that would ensure all who became injured or fell ill as a result of the 9/11 attacks receive medical care.
On Thursday, Byron Brown and India Walton finally squared off face-to-face for the first time. The debate, hosted by the Buffalo Association of Black Journalists and WUFO, also featured write-in candidates Ben Carlisle and Jaz Miles.
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