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Connections
3:40 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Connections: When the News is Really an Ad

What are the new hidden messages in your news supply? How can you discern an ad that is made to look like news? Is it ethical? Also, we look at the "message makers" -- the people in public relations who shape much of the conversation in our daily news. We talk with two guests who understand the art of shaping communications: 

Arts & Culture
4:33 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Bills Crush Miami, 29-10

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's dynamic Clemson connection provided the electricity to an already charged-up Bills crowd.

In capping a home opener celebrating the franchise's proud past and suddenly promising future, C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in a 29-10 win over AFC East rival Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon. Rookie Sammy Watkins scored on a 12-yard catch.

The Dolphins (1-1) also lost a key offseason addition when running back Knowshon Moreno did not return after hurting his left elbow 11 minutes in.

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Arts & Culture
10:14 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Greentopia Comes to High Falls

Credit greentopiafest.com

The High Falls district is the setting this weekend for the annual Greentopia Fall Festival.

It starts Friday night with a fashion show and photography exhibit. Then, on Saturday, huge projectors will be used to display images on the gorge walls.  Greentopia co-founder Michael Philipson says that includes your photos.

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Arts & Culture
12:48 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Pegula Bid For The Bills Said To Be A Record $1.4 Billion

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula took a highly aggressive approach by bidding an NFL-record $1.4 billion to get the Buffalo Bills and keep them in western New York.

A person with direct knowledge of the sale process confirmed the winning bid to The Associated Press on Tuesday, hours after late owner Ralph Wilson's estate announced reaching a "definitive agreement" to sell the team to the Pegulas. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the sale was conducted privately.

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Arts & Culture
3:09 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Official Statements From The Bills & Pegula About The Pending Sale Of The Team

The announcement about the Pegula family tentatively scoring the winning bid to buy the Buffalo Bills has now been confirmed by the team.

The Bills issued this statement Tuesday afternoon:

The process for the sale of the Buffalo Bills has taken a significant step forward today as a definitive agreement has been reached between the trust of the late Pro Football Hall of Famer Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. and the Pegula family, owners of the Buffalo Sabres and lead developers of Buffalo’s HarborCenter.

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Arts & Culture
10:23 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Report: Pegula Bid To Buy The Bills Gets Tentative Approval

Credit sabres.nhl.com

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula are closing in on their purchase of the Buffalo Bills.

The bid has been tentatively approved by members of late owner Ralph Wilson's estate, two people familiar with discussions told The Associated Press on Tuesday. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because the sale is being conducted privately.

The next step, the people said, is for the estate to get initial approval from the NFL. That could come by the end of the week and as early as later in the day in a process that could be completed by next month.

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Connections
3:03 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Connections: Monthly Science Roundtable

It's the first Monday (for our broadcast) of the month so we present our monthly science roundtable, and we have a great panel of scientists joining us:

Arts & Culture
4:42 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Bills Beat The Bears In OT

CHICAGO (AP) — Fred Jackson turned toward the sideline and didn't stop until he put the Buffalo Bills in position for the win.

The veteran running back set up Dan Carpenter's field goal in overtime with a 38-yard run to the 1, and the Buffalo Bills stunned the Chicago Bears 23-20 in the season opener Sunday.

Jackson ran for just 61 yards, but he came through with a big one at the end.

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Arts & Culture
9:23 am
Sun September 7, 2014

"Big Shot" On Campus Again at RIT

Credit RIT Big Shot

Another “Big Shot” is complete.

The Rochester Institute of Technology’s 30th Big Shot was back on campus.

Campus safety estimated that a crowd of 2,976 helped light up the target.

They used flashlights and portable flash units to bathe the Golisano Institute for Sustainability Building, Louise M. Slaughter Building and Quad in enough light for a photo at nine o'clock at night.

The shot used two cameras and a 30-second exposure.

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Connections
12:01 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Connections: Arts Friday - Rochester Fringe Festival

The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival takes place later this month. We convene a panel to discuss the festivals progress and what we can expect this year.

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