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JC Penney To Permanently Mark Down Merchandise By 40 Percent
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J C Penney To Close 140 Stores, Any In WNY?

Just weeks after major retailers Sears and Macy's announced widespread nationwide closings, J C Penney has joined them with word that the company is closing 140 stores.

JC Penney has seven stores in this area:

  • Boulevard Mall
  • Eastern Hills
  • McKinley Mall
  • Walden Galleria
  • Chautauqua Mall
  • D & F Plaza in Dunkirk
  • Batavia City Center

It's unclear if any of the Buffalo area stores will be closed.  The full list of stores to be closed will be released sometime in March. 

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Niagara County Animal Abuser Law To Get Tougher

Niagara County along with Cattaraugus County in Western New York along with seven other counties in the state, plus New York City that have an animal abuser registry.  Niagara County plans to make their version even tougher.

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A Record for Rochester and Wind Advisory for Buffalo

It's a new record! Niagara Falls,NY had a high temperature on Thursday of 63 breaking the previous mark of 58. Rochester hit 67, one tick above their record of 66.

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[LIST] Best Cafes Around Buffalo, NY

Saturday and Sunday morning coffee times are our favorite, but where are the best of the best around town ALL THE TIME? Here's what our friends on Trip Advisor have to say--some local mom and pop shops and some local franchise giants...

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Put Your Old Prom Dress to Good Use

It's only February but Prom season is right around the corner.  I think back to my prom and I have a lot of great memories, but the one thing I remember most is the cost...

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Buffalo FBI Offering $30,000 Reward for Robbery Suspects’ Information!

Two Bank Robbery Suspects are being deemed armed and dangerous and are well known regarding what they do...rob banks.  The duo is 'WANTED' by the FBI and a heft $30,000 Reward is being offered for information that leads to their arrest...

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Winning Take 5 Ticket Was Sold In Cheektowaga

Someone bought a NY Lottery Take 5 ticket from a 7-Eleven in Cheektowaga the other day.  That ticket is worth around $65,000.  Are you the winner?

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Stop Out To The WNY Home And Garden Expo This Weekend!

Winter feels like it lasts forever in Buffalo.  But once spring starts to show its face and that snow starts to melt, many homeowners begin to get a bit of an itch to fix up their houses a bit.

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New York Tractor Pullers Shine in Louisville Kentucky [PHOTOS]

The top names from tractor and truck pulling in New York were ready to take on the competition on a national stage! Adam Draudt, of MAD Pulling Pics was on hand to capture the event in Louisville!

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Garden Village Plaza In Cheektowaga Finally Being Transformed

The vacant Garden Village Plaza in Cheektowaga is finally being transformed from a vacant eyesore into a distribution center. It was shared yesterday that Benderson Development plans to turn the property into a four building complex after demolishing about half the site and renovate the rest...

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WATCH: Best View of Syracuse’s Win Over Duke [VIDEO]

This is amazing! Syracuse beat Duke 78-75 on a buzzer beater shot at home Wednesday.  The fans stormed the floor and this could be the best view of that moment that you can find!

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Shopping in New York State Just Got Sweeter

New York is known for some higher fees and taxes than in most states. But it doesn't win the highest award for one tax in particular. New York falls all the way back to ninth place in the sales tax race!

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