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City Hallways (April 6) Bill and Hillary

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Since Hillary Clinton wants to be the first woman president:

Of the half-dozen speakers  on stage Tuesday warming up the crowd before Bill Clinton arrived, one was a woman. That was Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul.

From Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster:  By supporting Hillary Clinton, he said, he's doing what his mother and grandmothers would have wanted him to do.  "Fifty percent of the time," Dyster said, "the best man for the job is  woman."

One woman at the rally said she brought her young son because:  "Everyone should see a  president at least once in their life."

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A 27-year-old UB law school student at the rally said that when she was a little girl, people laughed when she said she wanted to grow up to be president.  She wants a Hillary Clinton victory to prove them wrong.

Rally attendee Andrew Landis  described himself as a politician's husband. His wife,  Athanasia Landis, is the first female mayor of Fredonia. Both Andrew and Athanasia Landis are also medical doctors.

On the road

The state DOT  says it's checking out the traffic conditions on Route 33 at the eastbound exit onto Grider Street.

That comes in response to a resolution introduced in late February by Masten Councilman Ulysees Wingo, who said there are too many accidents occurring on the roadway - 77 from January 2014 to February 2016.

Wingo had suggested the DOT needs to slow down the traffic.  A DOT engineer wrote back that that a traffic engineering study is being conducted, and that the DOT will let the Council know what the determination is when the study is completed.

Countdown to New York Primary news

Democratic presidential primary surrogates' town hall meeting, with reps of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton,  5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. April 6 at Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson, sponsored by County Legislator Betty Jean Grant and the We Are Women Warriors group

Here's The Buffalo News story on Bill Clinton's campaign rally for Hillary in Depew and  another on the upcoming primary.

One other note on Tuesday's rally. Mayor Byron Brown introduced Bill Clinton to the crowd Tuesday.

Today's Calendar Events

Gov. Cuomo in Buffalo this afternoon

Also in today's Buffalo News and on buffalonews.com, I have story on an expensive water leak at the BMHA's Marine Drive apartments

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