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A 73-year-old man who was apparently attempting to commit suicide set off an explosion about 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a house on Covington Road in North Buffalo, Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo told The Buffalo News. The man was found safe and take…

A 73-year-old man who was apparently attempting to commit suicide set off an explosion about 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a house on Covington Road in North Buffalo, Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo told The Buffalo News. The man was found safe and take…

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Erie may be down to its last chance to break Buffalo's 199.4-inch seasonal snowfall record set during the infamous winter of 1976-77.

Erie may be down to its last chance to break Buffalo's 199.4-inch seasonal snowfall record set during the infamous winter of 1976-77.

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