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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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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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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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22 upstate casino proposals submitted in NY

Groups hoping to secure the rights to open a casino in upstate New York include hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting Group and Foxwoods, state gambling officials announced Thursday.…
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A4I: Conacher: Life is sweet for the honey badger

The challenges in Conacher's life started early. He was born with Bladder exstrophy, a disease where the bladder is essentially outside the body. At three years old, surgery caused him to forget how to walk. At age 8, Conacher was diagnosed with diabetes.…