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The top viral stories of the week: Cargo shorts, a Bills shirt and rubber ducks

Here are the most popular stories of the week based on social referral traffic:

5. Someone wore a Bills T-shirt in the front row at a European Championship soccer match 

July 3, 2016: Why would a woman wear a Bills T-shirt to a soccer match in Europe? Who knows. If you do, send Nick Veronica an email. 

A woman wore a Bills shirt to France's quarterfinal against Iceland Sunday afternoon.

A woman wore a Bills shirt to France's quarterfinal game against Iceland Sunday afternoon.

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4. Safety on gun saves officer from shot to the chest 

 July 6, 2016: Officer Anthony Fanara might have lost his life this week if the safety from an armed robber's .45 caliber handgun didn't prevent the gunman from firing, reports Lou Michel. 

Officer Anthony Fanara

Officer Anthony Fanara was saved when a suspect's gun wouldn't fire.

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3. Police called about elderly man in play area of Grand Island McDonald's 

 July 3, 2016: An 80-something year old man crawled into a McDonald's slide, parents reported to police.

Parents called 911 about an elderly man they said was bothering children at the McDonald’s in Grand Island on Friday.

Parents called 911 about an elderly man they said was bothering children at the McDonald’s in Grand Island on Friday.

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2. Visitor to Buffalo: What’s with all the cargo shorts?

July 3, 2016: Have you noticed that Buffalo men have a love affair with cargo shorts? Florida native Alyssa Fisher did when she moved to Buffalo for the summer. Buffalo native Tiffany Lankes also weighs in on the cargo shorts debate, comparing Buffalo and Florida. 

"In my experience, boys were shunned if they left the house in cargo shorts after middle school," wrote Alyssa Fisher. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

"In my experience, boys were shunned if they left the house in cargo shorts after middle school," wrote Alyssa Fisher. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

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1. A 61-foot rubber duck is coming to Canalside

July 6, 2016: Is a 61-foot rubber duck all its "quacked" up to be? You'll have to find out when it arrives to Canalside late summer.   

It's 61 feet tall, a spokesman said, 89 feet long and 71 feet from wing to wing.

It's 61 feet tall, a spokesman said, 89 feet long and 71 feet from wing to wing.

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