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Winter storm to strike region early Wednesday

03.11.14 | Bob Price

Spring break is over, at least according to Mother Nature’s schedule. After a weekend respite from an unrelenting winter, forecasters say a winter storm is bearing down on the area and should arrive by midweek. Snowfall predictions are ...

Cornell president named new head of Smithsonian

03.11.14 | Bob Price

A heart doctor and Ivy League university president who also plays the saxophone and flute was named the next leader of the Smithsonian Institution on Monday, combining his love of the arts and sciences at the world's largest museum and research ...

Tribes seek to hold ground ahead of new NY casinos

03.10.14 | Bob Price

With New York state about to take bids for its first non-Indian casinos, tribes looking to hold their ground have been upgrading their existing casinos and exploring new ones. The Seneca Indian Nation, which operates three casinos in Buffalo, ...

State to Launch Ski Bus Service From NYC, Toronto

03.10.14 | Bob Price

The state will launch a bus service to take skiers from New York City and Toronto to some of the state's most popular slopes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The "I Ski NY" bus service will launch next winter and service 13 New York ski areas ...

Benefit For Ben Sauer

03.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Christian family from Clarence, New York has learned one of their 4-year-old sons, Ben Sauer, has brain cancer. Two months ago, Ben was fine. And now, he has weeks to live. The tumor has tripled, despite treatment. The family believes Ben's story ...

Buffalo Celebrates Chicken Wing at 50 !

03.07.14 | Bob Price

Happy 50th birthday, chicken wings.    The milestone is being celebrated Thursday at the Anchor Bar, the Buffalo tavern that's credited with inventing the dish on a March night a half century ago. "When you look at the beginnings of it, ...

Sriram Hathwar Wins Fifth Straight Regional Spelling Bee

03.07.14 | Bob Price

The Regional Spelling Bee took place at Campbell-Savona High School Thursday night, featuring 29 schools and 54 spellers from the Twin Tiers. They all had one goal in mind: make the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.  Sriram ...

C-PP Discusses Common Core Lesson Plan Replacement, Elementary Schedule Change

03.06.14 | Bob Price

After deciding to stop using New York State’s lesson plans for Common Core, Corning-Painted Post School District leaders met Wednesday night to talk about replacement curriculum. The school board says the teaching plans from the state in ...

Schniederman Announces Partnership with Socia Media to Curb Online Gun Sales

03.06.14 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Facebook, Instagram and leading gun safety organizations in announcing new policies that will help the world’s largest social networking service and owner of the most popular photo-sharing ...

Niagara Falls Frozen Solid... Again

03.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Niagara Falls has come to a halt again. The cascading water is frozen because of the bitter frozen temperatures. It's the second time this winter that six million cubic feet of water at the Falls has come to an icy halt. To view the stunning ...

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