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Moving Downtown

Millennial Shift: Young & Restless Flock To Buffalo


A new study from the City Observatory finds a trend of recent college graduates moving into downtowns, with Buffalo showing a 34 percent increase since 2000 in college graduates ages 25 to 35.






 
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Hot Housing

City Housing a Hot Property


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A City Observatory study says Buffalo is seeing a population boom, with more millennials buying homes in the city. That's been keeping real estate brokers busy.
 
Cemetery Theft

State Police Investigate Theft of Legion Flag Holders from Cemeteries


Batavia, NY (WBEN) State Police and Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the theft of almost 400 US American Legion Flag Holders from several cemeteries in the Bryon-Bergen region of Genesee County. The Flag Holders were discovered over the weekend, it is unknown when the larceny may have taken place.

 
5 More Companies

Five Companies Added to STARTUP NY at UB


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) UB says another five companies will add 123 jobs Under STARTUP NY. They'll be based on or near the UB campus.
 
Season Not Over

Bills Sign Tanner, Place Spiller on IR/Designated to Return


Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) CJ Spiller's season is not quite over. The Bills have placed him on the injured reserve/designated to return list.
 
Airport Screening

Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.
 
Shooting

Murder Suicide In Allentown


Buffalo Police are investigating a murder suicide springing from a domestic dispute on College Street.
 
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Apple Pay

In Days of Credit Card Breaches, is Apple Pay a Better Way?


Wegman's is one of the largest supermarket chains in the nation prepared to take the ApplePay system.  And nationwide, you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. But would you?

 
Psych. Reax

Psychiatrist: NYSAFE Act Not Consistent On Mental Stability



This weekend, the New York Times reported some 34,500 New Yorkers were declared mentally unstable when it comes to being able to carry a gun under the NYSAFE Act. An area psychiatrist says it points to a problem.
 
Ebola Suits

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines


Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
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To what do you attribute the double-digit growth of "millennials" moving to or near downtown Buffalo?
  It's "trendy"
  Increased job opportunities in the city
  Affordable real estate and rents
  All of the above
 
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