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ISIS killed more than 10,000 Yazidis in Iraq and turned girls and young women into sex slaves. The horrors of the flight from ISIS are still fresh for Yazidi refugees seeking to start over in Buffalo.

ISIS killed more than 10,000 Yazidis in Iraq and turned girls and young women into sex slaves. The horrors of the flight from ISIS are still fresh for Yazidi refugees seeking to start over in Buffalo.

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Winds may have broken off pieces of ice boom Sun, Feb 25, 2018

A few pieces of the ice boom may have broken off early this morning, possibly due to high winds, allowing chunks of ice to flow into the Niagara River. Officials from New York State Power Authority, which is responsible for the ice boom, were not …

Janis O. Ruhlman, 100, church organist and member of the Perry Ramblers Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Oct. 8, 1917 – Feb. 13, 2018 Janis O. Ruhlman may have discovered the fountain of youth in the hundreds of quilts she stitched by hand for sick children. "She would make a quilt a week for infants who were sick and donate them to the Shriners,"…

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How ever Andrew Cuomo differs from his father can be argued forever, but there can be no dispute about Mario Cuomo’s influence in the governor’s offic… 

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Two plead guilty in case of assault rifle in bassinet Sat, Feb 24, 2018

A Buffalo couple have pleaded guilty to concealing an assault weapon under a baby's bassinet. Antuan Yeomas, 27, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in State Supreme Court and Kiaira McCullough, 22, pleaded guilt…

In a bad flu season, signs the worst may be over Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Like a fever that finally breaks, the flu's grip on Western New York appears to have loosened – a bit. Is the worst over for the 2017-2018 season? Maybe. The rate of laboratory-confirmed influenza cases dropped in the week ending Feb. 17 in …

If you head out to the Arthur Merle maple farm in Attica, there's a good chance you'll see Florence Merle because it will take more than a walker and… 

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Home of the Month: Country living – a dream come true Sun, Feb 25, 2018

As the youngest of 14 children growing up in the city, Maureen King said she always dreamed of one day building a home in the country to raise a family. Her dream came true. Today she and her husband, Ken – who grew up in Elma – and their two teenage…