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Theatre Talk:

WBFO'S Theatre Talk takes us to several venues. This week local theatre critic Anthony Chase tells us about Poor Behavior at LA's Theatre Company in California.

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Dec 14, 2011
Preservation Conference boosts city's image

The National Preservation Conference in Buffalo wraps up this weekend, and the event could not have worked out better for the city.

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Oct 23, 2011
Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic levels

This Friday the U-S Attorney's Office will host a first-of-its-kind Prescription Drug Summit.

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Oct 17, 2011
Press Pass: Latest poll for county executive & Occupy Buffalo

The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the country, including Western New York, with Occupy Buffalo populating Niagara Square.

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Oct 17, 2011
Neglia returns from star-like treatment in Argentina

Ballet dancer Sergio Neglia has returned from his native Argentina where he performed a tribute in honor of his late father at the Colon Theatre.

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Oct 17, 2011
Solidarity becomes focus for Occupy Buffalo

Occupy Buffalo adopts Principles of Solidarity, aligning them with the Occupy Wall Street effort.

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Oct 16, 2011
Mayor recognizes National Fire Prevention Month

October is National Fire Prevention Month and firehouses throughout the city are hosting open houses to help home owners prevent devastating fires.

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Oct 16, 2011
Each side claiming victory in county executive debate

That each side is claiming victory is no surprise considering the candidates in the race for Erie County Executive agreed on little during Thursday night's televised debate on WNED-TV.

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Oct 14, 2011
Buffalo's unemployed discouraged with job market

Some of Buffalo's unemployed residents are getting discouraged with the local job market.

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Oct 14, 2011
Theatre Talk

WBFO'S Theatre Talk takes us to several venues.

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Oct 14, 2011
Ready for Runs for Heroes

First responders gathered Tuesday afternoon at E.C.M.C. to encourage area residents to participate in this Saturday's "Western New York Runs for Heroes" five-K run and fun-walk at Delaware Park.

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Oct 13, 2011
Erie County Lawmakers Propose Making Cyberbullying a Crime

If two Erie County lawmakers have their way, using cell phones, the internet and other electronic means to bully someone would be a crime. WBFO's Michael Mroziak was in Erie County Hall as a new bill was proposed to make cyberbullying illegal.

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Oct 13, 2011
Cross-border prescription drug ring busted

Federal and local law enforcement uncovered a cross-border prescription drug ring.

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Oct 13, 2011
Another suicide at Holding Center

A murder suspect incarcerated at the Erie County Holding Center hanged himself in his jail cell Wednesday afternoon.

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Oct 13, 2011
Healing of city of trees five years after October Surprise

Five years ago, October 12, 2006, a freak storm moved through the Buffalo region. It was a storm that began with windy, rainy weather.

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Oct 12, 2011
Sabres show off new facilities in advance of home opener

The Buffalo Sabres play their first home game of the NHL's 2011-2012 regular season Friday night.

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Oct 12, 2011
Mattina Health gets new operator

There will be a new operator for the Mattina Community Health Center on Niagara Street to serve the city's West side.

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Oct 12, 2011
Parking needs grow around Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

As the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus continues to grow, so does the need for more parking. An effort is underway to expand a planned parking facility.

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Oct 11, 2011
Occupy Buffalo sends message to major corporations & banks

As the Occupy Wall Street protests continue into a fourth week, Occupy Buffalo is growing in strength.

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Oct 11, 2011
Citizens group fights foreclosures in NYS

As protests heat up across the nation by the organization Occupy Wall Street, another citizens group is fighting against JP Morgan Chase on foreclosures.

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Oct 11, 2011
Grant announced to help improve local science education

A local project formed six years ago to change how science is taught in schools is getting a grant from the National Science Foundation to expand.

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Oct 11, 2011
Visit Buffalo Niagara launches Allentown video

Visit Buffalo Niagara continues moving forward with its "Buffalo.For Real TV" Webisode series.

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Oct 10, 2011
Press Pass: Bullying in the suburbs

In this week's Press Pass, WBFO's Joyce Kryszak and Buffalo News Suburban Editor Bruce Andriatch talk about some of the tough questions being asked about bullying.

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Oct 10, 2011
Statler hosts first wedding reception under new management

The Statler Towers renewed its vow to one of Buffalo's most beloved traditions Saturday. The Terrace room re-opened for its first wedding reception in nearly two years.

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Oct 10, 2011
Amherst man appears on NBC's Sing-Off

An a capella group that emerged from the University of Rochester was selected to be on the NBC television show Sing-Off.

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Oct 10, 2011
Occupy Buffalo protest draws crowd to Niagara Square

Protestors gathered in Niagara Square on Saturday to speak out against the concentration of power and wealth on Wall Street.

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Oct 09, 2011
State Assemblyman discusses state efforts to counter bullying

After an Erie County legislator suggested New York State could improve upon its current anti-bullying laws, WBFO asked a local member of the State Assembly what Albany is doing to address the issue.

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Oct 07, 2011
Theatre Talk: The Lion King & more

The Lion King opened this week at Shea's Performing Arts Center in downtown Buffalo

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Oct 07, 2011
Causes behind storefront car crashes

National statistics show that thse alarming storefront crashes are not uncommon across the country.

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Oct 07, 2011
Hamburg native Peter Case featured in Troubadour Blues

At a time when the music industry is all about American Idol and auto-tune, Tom Weber decided to search out a more authentic kind of music. Troubadour Blues premieres next week at the Buffalo International Film Festival.

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Oct 06, 2011