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Getting to know a giant: Visitors walk onto the tarmac Tuesday at Prior Aviation in Cheektowaga, left, to get a closer look at Fifi, the restored World War II-era B-29 Superfortress bomber that's stopping in Western New York. Above, a crew member works at one of the stations aboard the plane in flight. Story and additional photos on Page B1.

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Musical magic: Superstar bassist and singer Sting, left, acknowledges cheers Tuesday during his concert in the Mainstage Theatre at Artpark in Lewiston.

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Time out from play: Students from Heim Elementary School in Amherst listen as principal Patricia Langton speaks Tuesday during ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the school's new barrier-free, wheelchair-accessible playground. The youngsters are sitting on the playground's rubber floor, which cushions falls.

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Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News

Wit and wisdom: Comedian and actor Bill Cosby, above, shows local colors as he addresses the daylong Get Motivated! business seminar Tuesday in the First Niagara Center. Cosby was one of several celebrity speakers on the program. Among those listening to him at left were four staffers from the Realty USA office in Hamburg. From left, they are Shauna Sweeney, Suzanne Frydrych, Joanie Kirst and Julie Erler. Story and additional photos on Page B7.

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Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News

Stringing up: Daniel Arenson pilots a helicopter carrying a cable Tuesday across the Niagara Gorge as part of the preparations for daredevil Nik Wallenda's high-wire walk over Niagara Falls on Friday. Story and additional photos on Page One.