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Buffalo withholds crime details on online site

Special Report The Buffalo Police Department offers a way for people to go online and check crimes in the neighborhood. But if you're looking for specifics about a crime you won't find it on Buffalo's mapping website.…
The September 11 Museum entrance pavilion, right, sits next to one of the September 11 Memorial pools, at the World Trade Center Monday, April 14, 2014 in New York. The memorial opened to the public in September, 2011 and the museum is scheduled to open in May, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

9/11 museum film draws heat for portrayal of Islam

A film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum when it opens next month unfairly links Islam and terrorism, clergy members said in letters demanding it be changed. …
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Postal workers’ unions protest Staples program

Postal workers in cities big and small protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees.…
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Tonawanda man believes he has link to Malaysia mystery

It's been almost two months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. Since then, crews have been searching tirelessly for any sign of the plane. A Tonawanda man is lending a helping hand.…
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Canada honors American soldier for crash heroics

A soldier stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York is being honored by the Canadian government for rescuing more than two dozen passengers from a burning charter bus after it was rear-ended on an upstate highway in 2011.…
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Jacobs asks businesses to donate pens to Auto Bureau

It may not be a bundle of cash, but Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs says he has found a novel way to save a few thousand taxpayer dollars. He is asking local businesses to donate pens to the Auto Bureau.…
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Major oil and gas firm to list fracking chemicals

A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a shift for a major firm; it's unclear if others will follow suit.…
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Spiller not worried about contract

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – Bills running back C.J. Spiller, who can become a free agent after this season, says a new deal isn’t on his mind just yet.

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