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Donations Needed for Grandpa Jones Historical Marker

Funds are needed to help mark the birthplace of Louis "Grandpa" Jones. A few organizations are trying to raise the money to help properly honor the late Country Music Hall of Famer with a historical marker.

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Nazi War Criminal Found Living in Minnesota Can’t Explain the Whole Nazi-War-Crimes Thing

Ninety-four-year-old Michael Karkoc has spent six decades living in America. Recently, the Associated Press discovered that, prior to illegally entering the country in 1949, he was a leader in a World War II group that committed war crimes including the massacres of women and children.

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The Wisdom of Ben Franklin Applies Even Today

I’m not sure who you’d compare him with today because he was so many things and he did them so well. Ben Franklin was one of America’s founding fathers and signed the Declaration of Independence.  He was also an author, printer, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, musician. He was expert chess player and he even was the country’s first Postmaster General. But his words of wisdom are amazing and they apply to this day.

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Buffalo Tourist Attraction — Museum of Disability History

There's a one-of-a-kind museum right in our own backyard!

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Was It Really A Massacre In Boston?

Today is the day that the Boston Massacre took place in 1770. Some people think the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre are the same thing. They both were the result of the British taxing the colonies, but they’re completely separate events.

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It’s Navy Week In Buffalo!!

This week we are saluting the men and women of the U.S. Navy.  Buffalo N.Y. will be in the spotlight during “Navy Week” as the nation commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812.  Western New Yorkers

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Things You Did Not Know About Buffalo, NY [VIDEO]

I have lived in Western New York all my life and I am very proud of Buffalo and its rich history. At one time Buffalo was a very happening place. In the early 1900's, Buffalo was the 8th largest city in the United States

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Buffalo’s History Of Earthquakes – Not So Uncommon

The big topic around town, on the drive to work, at the water cooler is about the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Virginia and was felt along the east coast, including Buffalo as well.  Honestly, I didn't feel it, so its not as exciting of a topic to me.  Since it is making news, I decided to research the history of earthquakes in Western New York and this is what I found.

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Country Quickie: Blake is #1, Young’s White Hot “Neon” & More….

It's a career 1st for Blake Shelton....his new album Red River Blue is #1 on Billboard's all-genre Top 200 album charts.  The CD sold over 115,000 copies since it's release on July 12th.

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