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2 On Your Side has teamed up with Investigative Post, a non-profit investigative reporting center focused on issues of importance to Buffalo and Western New York. Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side both believe in strong watchdog and investigative journalism that hold powerful accountable and give a voice to the voiceless. On this page you will see content co-produced by Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side, as well as stories developed by Investigative Post, led by founder and editor Jim Heaney. Heaney is a 25-year veteran reporting on issues around Buffalo and Western New York.

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City Hall inflating Buffalo’s recycling rate

City Hall inflating Buffalo’s recycling rateMayor Byron Brown’s administration has found a new way to inflate the city’s recycling rate by counting clothing donations given to nonprofits such as Goodwill and the Salvation Army.
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  • 1 month ago
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Investigative Post: Government in the Shadows Luncheon

Investigative Post: Government in the Shadows LuncheonInvestigative Post: Government in the Shadows Luncheon
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Pridgen on unsolved homicides: 'There is a plan'

Pridgen on unsolved homicides: 'There is a plan'For the very first time, Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen and city Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda spoke about a plan to tackle the large number of unsolved homicide cases.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Oversight committee pledges support on clearance rate

Oversight committee pledges support on clearance rateBuffalo's Police Oversight committee is pledging support to improving Buffalo's homicide clearance rate.
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Councilman David Rivera talks about clearance rate

Councilman David Rivera talks about clearance rateBuffalo Common Councilman David Rivera talks about Buffalo's homicide clearance rate
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Common Council President Darius Pridgen talks about clearance rate

Common Council President Darius Pridgen talks about clearance rateCommon Council President Darius Pridgen talks about Buffalo's homicide clearance rate.
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Outer Harbor: Toxins, yes; transparency, no

Outer Harbor: Toxins, yes; transparency, noThe state's latest approach to developing the Outer Harbor calls for expediting the construction of housing next to a partially remediated Superfund site
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Outer Harbor: Toxins, yes; transparency, no

Outer Harbor: Toxins, yes; transparency, noThe state’s latest approach to developing the Outer Harbor calls for expediting the construction of housing next to a partially remediated Superfund site contaminated with sludge that possibly causes cancer.
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Urban League hits back at whistleblowers

Urban League hits back at whistleblowersThe Buffalo Urban League is retaliating against whistleblowers and impeding an investigation by the county comptroller
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Urban League hits back at whistleblowers

Urban League hits back at whistleblowersThe Buffalo Urban League, accused of submitting inflated bills for social services to Erie County, is retaliating against whistleblowers and impeding an investigation by the county comptroller, numerous sources have told Investigative Post.
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Crime

Locations of unsolved homicides in Buffalo in 2014

Locations of unsolved homicides in Buffalo in 2014Locations of unsolved homicides in Buffalo in 2014
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Frank Sedita talks about witness cooperation

Frank Sedita talks about witness cooperationErie County District Attorney Frank Sedita talks about the problems authorities face with getting witnesses to cooperate in Buffalo
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WNY

Websites for WNY governments get poor grades for transparency

Websites for WNY governments get poor grades for transparencyWebsites for WNY governments get poor grades for transparency
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Politics

Investigative Post: Suppression of Buffalo Billion spending records

Investigative Post: Suppression of Buffalo Billion spending recordsThe state-affiliated non-profit corporation managing the buffalo billion has refused to release contracts and other documents.
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Investigative Post: Suppression of Buffalo Billion spending records

Investigative Post: Suppression of Buffalo Billion spending recordsInvestigative Post: Suppression of Buffalo Billion spending records
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Scajaquada progress, at a price

Scajaquada progress, at a priceEngineers have told Cheektowaga it's going to cost up to $53 million to update the town's aging sewer system
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Local

Giving Tuesday: Supporting watchdog journalism

Giving Tuesday: Supporting watchdog journalismToday is Giving Tuesday; a day that people come together to celebrate the generosity of giving to community programs.
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Urban League Employees Accuse Employer of Cheating

Urban League Employees Accuse Employer of CheatingUrban League Employees Accuse Employer of Cheating
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Health

Rochester getting the lead out

Rochester getting the lead outRochester used to have a lead problem at least as bad as Buffalo's.
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Niagara County IDA approves tax breaks for Summit Mall

Niagara County IDA approves tax breaks for Summit MallTwo On Your Side Midday report.
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Health

Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoning

Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoningYoung children in Erie County, mostly from Buffalo's inner city, are testing positive for lead poisoning at more than triple the state average.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Niagara County

Should Summit Mall enjoy third round of taxpayer subsidies?

Should Summit Mall enjoy third round of taxpayer subsidies?The subsidies would go towards a $17 million renovation of the mall, which now stands largely vacant.
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Old Buffalo homes pose lead hazard

Old Buffalo homes pose lead hazardThere's a potential threat to children in more than 85,000 homes in Buffalo. That threat is lead-based paint chips and dust.
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Lead Paint Phone Bank

Lead Paint Phone BankThe Erie County Health Department lead paint phone bank
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Sabres score big subsidies at HarborCenter

Sabres score big subsidies at HarborCenterThe Buffalo Sabres like to point out that HarborCenter, which opens later this week, is privately financed to the tune of $172.2 million.
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Buffalo

Investigative Post: Education Reform Discussion

Investigative Post: Education Reform DiscussionBuffalo Schools interim superintendent Donald Ogilvie shared his thoughts at the Investigative Post "At Issue" event on Wednesday.
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Downtown

Lawmakers oppose New York State plan for Buffalo outer harbor

Lawmakers oppose New York State plan for Buffalo outer harborTwo prominent politicians endorsed a nonprofit environmental group's Outer Harbor development plan that significantly scales back the residential and commercial footprint proposed in the state's version last month.
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