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State Looks Into Nursing Home Storm Death


CHEEKTOWAGA,  N.Y. (AP) - New York health officials say they're investigating the death of a 92-year-old nursing home patient who was evacuated during Winter Storm Knife last week.
Squaw Island

Native Americans to Buffalo: Rename Island


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive.
Sentenced

Man Sentenced for Killing Vietnam Veteran in Home


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 20-year-old man has been sentenced for fatally shooting a Vietnam veteran during a robbery at the victim's home earlier this year.
Turkey Drive

Turkeys For Tickets Nets 2,220!


For every 20-pound turkey dropped off at the TOPS on Young Street in Tonawanda or at The First Niagara Center the Sabres gave away two tickets to an upcoming game to the donor.
 
Travel Woes

Alert: Pre-Thanksgiving Travel? Have Patience.


MINEOLA, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow.
Will you shop on Black Friday?
  I'll be out there!
  Just online!
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