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WBFO Brief June 5, 2023

On today's WBFO Brief:

  • The Buffalo Catholic Diocese asking for court approval to have 37 of its properties reevaluated.
  • The official groundbreaking for the new stadium for the Buffalo Bills will begin this morning.
  • Gov. Kathy Hochul and state and county leaders have made little progress in getting help from the federal government as asylum seekers continue to arrive in New York City.
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  • COVID is on the rise, and the CDC has recommended that everyone 6 months and older get an updated vaccine. The Color Purple Musical opens at Shea's 710 Theater tonight.
  • The massive project to remake the Kensington Expressway is closer to reality. Attorney General Tish James is calling on the National Weather Service to send emergency alerts to cell phones about blizzards and ice storms.
  • More security measures will be taken by Buffalo Public Schools in response to a Friday night fight during a football game at All-High Stadium. Gov. Kathy Hochul says she will try to appeal a court ruling that struck down the state's ethics panel saying its structure was "unconstitutional."
  • It's National Suicide Prevention Week. Jay Moran speaks with former public radio broadcaster Budd Bailey about the history of the Buffalo Bills.
  • BPS Superintendent, Board of Education members, elected officials, and district staff will take a bus tour this morning as classes begin. Theater Talk with Anthony Chase and Peter Hall.
  • Niagara Falls Police are investigating a Tuesday night stabbing. D'Youville University will use a multi-million dollar grant in an effort to address the region's lack of health providers. Authorities say three stolen vehicles valued over a half-million dollars have been recovered.
  • NFTA officials say limits will be placed on Buffalo student bus passes to limit the outbreak of afterschool fights. Amanda Gorman will be a part of UB's Distinguished Speaker series. An asylum seeker accused of rape is now facing charges.
  • Classes begin today in many local school districts. Buffalo School District begins Friday. 211 VETS is working with the city of Buffalo to identify the needs of veterans living on the East Side.
  • Jay Moran talks with Stu Boyer ahead of Friday Night Lights airing on WBFO to cover high school football. Theater Talk with Peter Hall and Anthony Chase.
  • Work is progressing on the shoreline of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park in Buffalo. Ontario says it will ban ads for online gaming that feature athletes and celebrities.