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Payless Shoes Files For Bankruptcy, 5 WNY Stores Closing
Just add another retailer to the list. Payless Shoes has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In this announcement a few things changed from their previous announcement that involved closing 1,000 stores. This announcement came with a restructuring plan that involves only closing 400 stores, …
Spring Forward this Weekend!
It happens every spring so we should be prepared, but are you ever really able to prepare to lose sleep? Daylight Saving Time is this Sunday, March 12, which means much of the nation will be “springing forward” into an hour less of sleep and setting your clock back before…
Mayor Byron Brown Announces He’ll Run for a 4th Mayoral Term
Only 1 other person has served as Mayor of Buffalo, NY for 4 Terms.  Mayor James D. Griifin served 4 terms as Mayor of Buffalo before he surprised everyone by announcing he would not run for a 5th Term as Mayor just hours after renewing wedding vows with his wife on their 25th Anniversary.…
Al Jarreau Dead at 76.
Legendary Jazz Singer Al Jarreau has died.  The details of his death are not available yet but News Reports say he had been suffering from respiratory and heart problems lately.
The State Denies the Removal of Carl Paladino! [News Video]
Well, I guess this sets a precedent such that one can say whatever they want these days...even if it's the ultimate insult aimed at the Leader of our Country as The NYS department of Education has denied requests to oust Carl Paldino after comments he made that appeared in Art Voice Magazine ab…

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