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Take the Common Core 4th grade math test

Take the Common Core 4th grade math testHere are 20 sample questions from the 2014 fourth-grade New York math exam.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 19 minutes ago
Life

WNY Statues: Beauty In the Eye of the Beholder

WNY Statues: Beauty In the Eye of the BeholderTwo On Your Side's Dave McKinley takes a closer look at what makes a work of art "work" and what makes it fail.
  • Life
  • 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
NHL

WGRZ's 2015 NHL Entry Draft Prospect Profiles

WGRZ's 2015 NHL Entry Draft Prospect ProfilesA closer look at a few of the best players available in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
  • NHL
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Operation Safe Stop underway

Operation Safe Stop underwayLocal law enforcement agencies will be out cracking down on drivers who illegally pass school buses.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 1 minute ago
News

Walter to challenge Poloncarz in EC exec race

Walter to challenge Poloncarz in EC exec raceIt'll be Walter against Poloncarz in 2015 Erie County Executive Race.
  • News
  • 19 hours, 55 minutes ago
Cheektowaga

Part of Thruway closed early Sunday morning

Part of Thruway closed early Sunday morningBoth the eastbound and westbound lanes will be closed Sunday from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. between exits 50 (Niagara Falls I-290) and 51 (Buffalo, NY Route 33, Airport).
  • Cheektowaga
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Niagara County

Errick Road Elementary School Lockdown

Errick Road Elementary School LockdownErrick Road Elementary School went on lockdown after the principal received a call from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office that there was an emergency situation in the area.
  • Niagara County
  • 1 day ago
Hamburg

Free prom dresses available this weekend

Free prom dresses available this weekendDresses have already been collected, cleaned and pressed. The free shopping days are this weekend.
  • Hamburg
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Amherst

Molotov cocktail found at Amherst Police headquarters

Molotov cocktail found at Amherst Police headquartersAmhest Police are looking for the person who threw a Molotov cocktail and started a small fire outside their headquarters.
  • Amherst
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Entertainment

Unique Eats at Schwabl's Restaurant

Unique Eats at Schwabl's RestaurantZachary Kineke checks out the history and beef on weck at Schwabl's Restaurant
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
East Side

Shooting near Buffalo school prompts 'lock out'

Shooting near Buffalo school prompts 'lock out'A shooting that happened near a school in the Queen City caused school officials to take emergency safety precautions.
  • East Side
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
News

A Look Back: 20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

A Look Back: 20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing2 On Your Side's Steve Brown sat down with Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel who co-authored a book on the Oklahoma City bombing and the Western New York connection.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Clarence

Ethics of Congressman dating airline lobbyist questioned

Ethics of Congressman dating airline lobbyist questionedThe relationship a high-ranking member of the transportation committee has admitted he is having with a lobbyist for the airline industry is raising many questions and concerns.
  • Clarence
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Orleans County

Convention brings 'Santas' to Albion

Convention brings 'Santas' to AlbionSome 300 people dressed as Santa Claus came to the Town of Gaines this weekend for a conference.
  • Orleans County
  • 20 hours, 46 minutes ago
Education

7% of Buffalo School students opted out of state tests

7% of Buffalo School students opted out of state testsWe now know how many Buffalo students opted out of their state tests this week.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

WikiLeaks' emails show Cuomo's fundraising push at Sony

WikiLeaks' emails show Cuomo's fundraising push at SonyEmails released this week by WikiLeaks showed a push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign to raise money for his re-election from Sony Pictures and other Hollywood executives.
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Rescue

Pet of the Week: O'Dewl

Pet of the Week: O'DewlThis week's 2 the Rescue pet is O'Dewl, a six-year-old gray tabby that came to the shelter as a stray. He's chill and gets along well with people and other animals. If you'd like to adopt him, he's at the PetSmart on Elmwood in Buffalo.
  • Rescue
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Draft

Draft lottery a win-win for the Buffalo Sabres

Draft lottery a win-win for the Buffalo SabresLast-place team will get a generational talent in Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel
  • Draft
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Poll: NY leads nation in corruption

Poll: NY leads nation in corruptionNew York is No. 1 -- in corruption, a national poll found.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Business

Wegmans announces expansion, restaurant for Amherst store

Wegmans announces expansion, restaurant for Amherst storeWegmans is announcing plans for a big expansion to a store in Amherst.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Hamburg

Fatal Hamburg fire under investigation

Fatal Hamburg fire under investigationA fatal fire on Quinby Drive in the Town of Hamburg is under investigation.
  • Hamburg
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Ortt on Skelos: "Let the Process Play Out"

Ortt on Skelos: "Let the Process Play Out"A fellow Republican won't immediately call for the resignation of the State Senate Leader.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Downtown

Outer harbor hangout Dug's Dive is closing

Outer harbor hangout Dug's Dive is closingThe demise of Dug's Dive leaves a hole in plans for the Outer Harbor.
  • Downtown
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
East Side

Bread of Heaven food truck hits the street Friday

Bread of Heaven food truck hits the street FridayBuffalo's newest food truck is answering a higher calling ... feeding the homeless.
  • East Side
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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