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Goose Poop in Amherst (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 23, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Number two is often the number one problem for any park visitors during the spring and summer months. Poop from (mostly) Canada Geese are tough to avoid at any public parks. "We have staff on board that their job is to hose it down at (places like) boat ramps and around the...
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In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networked ledgering technology called blockchain. Supporters say that by welcoming blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Wyoming has become a good place for tech business. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver)
May 23, 2018 - 2:58 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering to set up shop in Wyoming, the state's effort to lure the latest tech craze appears to be paying off. Proponents say blockchain — the ledger where...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2005, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal kisses the trophy after defeating Argentina's Mariano Puerta in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris. Even as his 32nd birthday approaches, Nadal is as dominant a figure as anyone ever has been on any surface in tennis.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:55 am
PARIS (AP) — Forget about trying to decipher whether a recent loss on red clay is better or worse for Rafael Nadal's mind-set as the French Open arrives. Did it alleviate a bit of pressure? Or did it make him feel more vulnerable? Did it make him aware things won't necessarily come as easily as...
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In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networked ledgering technology called blockchain. Supporters say that by welcoming blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Wyoming has become a good place for tech business. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver)
May 23, 2018 - 2:52 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A state known for cowboys and stunning mountain vistas is positioning itself as a leader in a new field of technology. Proponents say blockchain is the kick in the pants Wyoming needs to attract tech businesses and boost its economy. Blockchain is the networked ledgering...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Price ,coming off a complete-game victory over Baltimore, pitches against his original team and buddy Chris Archer when Boston visits Tampa Bay on Wednesday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:49 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OLD CONNECTIONS Red Sox lefty David Price (4-4), coming off a complete-game victory over Baltimore, pitches against his original team and buddy Chris Archer (3-3) when Boston visits Tampa Bay. "There will be a little bit of banter, but it's all...
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South Korean journalists board a plane to leave for North Korea, at Seoul Airport in Seongnam, South Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Eight journalists from South Korea departed for rival North Korea on Wednesday after the North allowed them to join the small group of foreign media in the country to witness the dismantling of its nuclear test site this week, Seoul officials said. (Yonhap via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 2:44 am
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A group of foreign journalists prepared to depart by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them. The remote site deep in the mountains of the North's...
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FILE -This is an undated file photo of a shadowy shape that some people say is a photo of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lives in the depths. Now the legend of "Nessie" may have no place to hide. Researchers will travel there next month to take samples of the murky waters and use DNA tests to determine what species live there. (AP Photo, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:42 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. But now the legend of "Nessie" may have no place left to hide. A New Zealand scientist is...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on a scandal over the alleged misuse of the personal information of millions of people. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 23, 2018 - 2:19 am
PARIS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may finally find a friendly face when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron is courting Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference Wednesday aimed at persuading them to use their unprecedented global influence for the public good...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in decades. Under the proposed rules before the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission, hunting would begin Sept. 1 in the mountains and basins farthest from Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Hunting closer to the parks would begin Sept. 15 and end in all areas by Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:11 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming could allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in decades when state officials vote Wednesday whether to allow as many as 22 grizzlies to be killed this fall outside Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 23, 2018 - 2:08 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory Tuesday that made her the first black...
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