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Michael Mroziak

Two days after announcing via social media they had hired their new head coach, the Buffalo Bills formally introduced Sean McDermott at One Bills Drive.


As invited guests dined inside a downtown Buffalo hotel, listening to remarks by the woman who led Donald Trump's successful presidential run, protesters stood outside, speaking against the President-Elect's policies. They also renewed their displeasure about a Buffalo School Board member who was one of Trump's top local campaign advocates.


He rose quickly through the ranks of the Buffalo Bills coaching staff this season and is believed by some to be a rising candidate for coaching possibilities elsewhere in the National Football League. But Anthony Lynn, who was tapped yesterday to replace fired head coach Rex Ryan on an interim basis, says his only focus now is to prepare the Bills for their season finale this weekend.


General Motors is announcing a major investment in three Western New York plants that will bring new work to the chosen sites. Governor Andrew Cuomo was among those who traveled to GM's Tonawanda Engine Plant to hear and celebrate the news Wednesday morning.


Hundreds of counterprotesters outnumbered a handful of people who arrived Saturday in Buffalo's Cazenovia Park  for what was billed as a "White Lives Matter" rally.


Governor Andrew Cuomo, while appearing in Western New York, faced questions regarding the ongoing federal investigation into alleged improper activities related to Buffalo Billion projects. Cuomo, whose office announced its own internal probe into the economic development initiative, says anyone caught breaking the law will be dealt with swiftly and thoroughly.


Did you ever wonder how the Buffalo Zoo may get rid of, well, what the animals get rid of? A Buffalo-based company specializing in the creation of sustainable environments is using animal waste from the Zoo in its composts, which in turn are being used for numerous projects in the Buffalo area.


A film about the late Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, will be shot in Buffalo beginning next month. A decommissioned downtown courthouse, along with some tax breaks from New York State, led producers to bring the production to Western New York.


New York State's Republican leaders have wrapped up their state convention in Buffalo, officially nominating Wendy Long as their candidate to face US Senator Charles Schumer in November.


Federal lawmakers representing New York State say jobs at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station will be better protected, with the U.S. Air Force sending a new mission to the local installation.


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