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JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address…

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State ready to buy Riverbend property

A project that aims to bring hundreds of new jobs to Buffalo is moving forward. On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a deal for the st…

Vice President Joe Biden speaks about President Barack Obama's signature health care law at the Families USA’s 19th Annual Health Action Conference in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Biden thanked supporters of the health care law and spoke about initial problems with the plan's roll out and also Republican efforts to repeal the law. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Vice President to visit Rochester

The vice president will be just down the Thruway from Buffalo next week. Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will be in Rochester on…

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Lawmakers want to ban conversion therapy

Some local state lawmakers are pushing for a new law that would ban children from receiving a controversial therapy. “Conversion therapy” ai…

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Rep. wants Canadians to buy homes in US

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Congressman Brian Higgins is hoping to attract potential home buyers from north of the border. He’ll introduce legisl…

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Higgins opposes Asian trade agreement

Congressman Brian Higgins is joining the fight to stop a trade agreement with several Asian countries, including Vietnam. The South Buffalo …

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Trump to attend Erie County GOP event

DEPEW, N.Y. (WIVB) – Real estate tycoon Donald Trump will be in western New York this month. The billionaire businessman will attend an Erie…

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Bishop says tax credit would aid schools

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – During Wednesday’s new conference where the Buffalo Diocese announced it is closing 10 elementary schools, Bishop Ric…

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Gabryszak aides seek monetary damages

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The attorney for six of the seven female aides of former assemblymen Dennis Gabryszak says his clients will seek mone…

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11 vacant seats in 212-member NYS Leg.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Two more scandal-ensnared assemblymen are leaving a state Legislature that already had nine empty seats, and it’s unclea…