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See Buffalo on a Bike with Reddy Bike Share – New at Noon

I've seen these racks around and had no idea what they were.  It's a new way to see Buffalo.  It's called Reddy Bike Share and it's a healthy, simple way to get around.

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Boil Water Notice Issued For Many Cities In Western New York After Water Main Break

Many people noticed they had no water last night.  That was caused by a water main break in the Millersport Road area of Amherst.  While water has been restored in most areas, there is still a "Boil Water" notice for many towns.

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March Through Chestnut Ridge Park For Veterans And Their Families At The K.I.A. Memorial March

Each year the K.I.A. Memorial March sets out to directly help support Veterans, their families & Veterans organizations in Western New York.  If you think you're tough enough, you can help too.

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5 Things You Can Get on Craigslist for Free in WNY – But Why Would You Want To?

There are tons of things that you can get on Craigslist. There's an entire section for free stuff. As a matter of fact, there's a lot of good stuff there that you might be able to use as parts or for crafts.

But then there's the other stuff that makes you cock your head sideways and wonder, who the heck is picking this stuff up? And why are these people putting this on Craigslist?

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Red River Flooding Threatens Fargo For Second Consecutive Year
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Do You Garbage Pick? I Had No Idea There Were Laws Against It!

I have really gotten into making things with old unused pallets.  You know the pallets that I'm talking about.  You will often find them out by the road, or around small businesses across Western New York.  What I didn't realize is that there are laws against picking them up at the curb.

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People Claim to Have Gotten Bed Bug Bites From WNY Cinema [VIDEO]

According to a report from WIVB, some moviegoers are complaining of bed bug bites after visiting the Regal Elmwood Cinemas in North Buffalo.

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The Old 219 Bridge Has Been Imploded – Watch It Here [VIDEO]

Yesterday we told you that the old 219 bridge that for many years was the main connection for travelers heading to Ellicottville from Springville was going to be imploded.  This morning it happened.  Watch footage of the implosion here.

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The Old 219 Bridge To Be Imploded On Thursday

When I was growing up, there was a big debate in Springville on whether or not the state should continue the 219 expansion project beyond the Village of Springville.  A few years ago, the project began and the highway was extended a few miles up the road over the Cattaraugus Creek Gorge.  Now, there is an old bridge that used to connect Springville to Cattaraugus that needs to be replaced.

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Buffalo Among Best Cities to Visit for What?

When most people think of road trip vacations where they could take a long weekend, I'm sure most of them think The Hamptons, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard...but Buffalo?  According to a list made up from Harper's Bazar, these are the destinations that should be on your radar.

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Governor Cuomo Pushes for Change in Liquor Laws

Who could go for a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa on a Sunday morning?  At this point, you cannot buy alcohol in New York State at bars or restaurants on a Sunday before noon.  But Governor Cuomo is trying to change that. He's pushing to make that time a little earlier, by allowing sales after 8 a.m. instead.

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Gus Macker 3-On-3 Tournament Set to Return to Western New York

When I was in high school it was a tournament that we always looked forward to. Teams of four people would sign up to play with three on the court and one reliever.  It was the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament. It was a blast and it's set to return to Western New York this year.

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Shark Girl Is Back At Canalside [VIDEO]

Have you seen Shark Girl yet?  If you said no, it may be because she wasn't there when you visited Canalside last.  However, the good news is that she's back for your photographing pleasure!

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