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BTF: Weimer Must Be Own Man If He Becomes Superintendent



Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With Emerson High School principal Jim Weimer considered the top candidate for Buffalo Schools superintendent, Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore has advice.
 
Landfill

Legal Battle Over Niagara County Landfill Progresses


LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - The Department of Environmental Conservation is convening an issues conference for a controversial hazardous waste landfill expansion in Niagara County this week.
Earthquake

Nepal Quake: Maps, Video & Pictures


The death toll climbed above 3,300 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions.
A&F: Less Sex

Toning Down Sexy: Taking The Abs out of Abercrombie & Fitch


Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the shirtless beefcake models who greeted customers at its doors, and it's trying for a different image in its ads.
Murder Charge

Fire Fatality Ruled A Homicide


Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) The investigation into a fatal fire in Cheektowaga Friday has led to an arrest and a charge of murder. Cheektowaga Police have arrested 58 year old Thomas Murphy for the murder of 63 year old Jean Hartwig.
Boarding School

Public Boarding School - The Way To Solve Educational Ills?


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools.

 
City Honors

Washington Post: City Honors No. 1 School in Northeast



Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- In its ranking of the "most challenging" schools in America, City Honors was picked by the Washington Post as the top in the Northeast which extends from Maine to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Bruce Jenner

Bruce Jenner: "I am a Woman"


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
Wheatfield Shots

Sheriff: Deputy's Use of Force Justified


Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour and District Attorney Michael Violante say the use of force by Deputy Joe Tortorella in last week's shootout in Wheatfield was justified. With the suicide of gunman Duane Bores, Jr., they consider the case closed.
 
Roaming Buffalo

Loose Buffaloes that Crossed New York Highway Are Being Shot


COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) -- The escape of a small herd of buffalo from a farm is ending badly, with the animals being shot after crossing the New York State Thruway.
 
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