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Qina Liu is the digital engagement editor at The Buffalo News. Contact her at qliu@buffnews.com.

As President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress last night, Americans heard him talk about immigration reform, repealing Obamacare and tax reform. http://buffalonews.com/2017/02/28/trump-says-hes-open-legal-pathway-undocumented-immigrants/ Americans also heard an extremely loud clap close to a microphone on at least three TV stations, which include ABC, NBC …

More than 150 readers responded to our request to email their stories about the Blizzard of '77.  http://buffalonews.com/2017/01/23/blizzard-tales-readers-remember/ Since we've published some of their responses in our Jan. 22 special section in The Buffalo News, many more shared their memories. Here's a look of some of them: https://twitter.com/philsmithwrites/…

Have you ever driven past Buffalo City Hall and thought, "Man, that looks like something from Gotham City"? If you haven't, you won't be able to unsee this Gotham City Buffalo City Hall doppelganger. Take a look at this video game poster for "Batman: The Telltale Series." https://twitter.com/SalecityIn/status/816975047893991424 If you look to the bottom left-han…

2016 was the year of Harambe and Pokemon Go and when a 61-foot-duck invaded Canalside, but as 2016 comes to a close, we're counting down some of the more viral things that happened in Buffalo this year. Remember: 14. When a Bills fan broke his leg during a tailgating stunt. https://twitter.com/B1ackSchefter/status/808124953816133632 13. And when another Bil…

As lake-effect snow hit the Western New York area Thursday, we filmed and time-lapsed the view outside our window at One News Plaza, overlooking Canalside. This is footage between noon and 8 p.m., when the snowfall was heaviest. https://youtu.be/tNK-4XqHZiw http://buffalonews.com/2016/12/14/expect-next-36-hours/ http://buffalonews.com/2016/12/14/storm-coming-go-ho…

As snow is expected to hit "near blizzard conditions" this afternoon, we need your help reporting how much snow you're seeing in your area. Please tweet your images to us with the hashtag #BNSnow, including where you are and what's going on. Your images may appear here and inform our reporting: If you do not have a Twitter account, you can still submit your storm p…

Would it take a miracle for the Bills to make it back to the Super Bowl? Probably. But if the Bills do return to the Super Bowl someday, you might think of Nicholas Iacono and Pope Francis. [Related: Confident Bills fan gets inked with Super Bowl tattoo] Iacono, a Williamsville native and a sophomore at Duquesne University, made sure to pack his Bills flag so h…

Have the Bills got you feeling like this? https://twitter.com/Brendan_Hoare14/status/808046788909367296 While yesterday's 20-27 Bills loss against the Steelers might have been tough for Bills fans, misery loves company, right? That's why we assembled a quick list of famous Bills fans who are also feeling the heartbreak. 1. Logan Couture The San Jose Sharks r…

How many people in your neighborhood read the Bible on a weekly basis? If you live in Buffalo, the answer is lower than the national average. With 13 percent of residents surveyed reporting as "Bible-minded," Buffalo was listed as one of the least Bible-minded cities in the Barna Group and American Bible Society's 2016 survey of the top 100 U.S. media markets. The…

While it can be hard to be a Bills fan sometimes, that's not the only thing that's tough. Here's 13 problems most Western New Yorkers can relate to: https://twitter.com/ceejoshgo/status/791510451670560768 https://twitter.com/WirfelJacob/status/773895135696388098 https://twitter.com/ashleyy39/status/592393211689054208 https://twitter.com/becka_stargirl/status/76…

Why is the coffee at Luke's Diner so good? This opportune product placement, which appeared in the first episode of the "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Netflix revival, might explain why. Yes, that's a one pound bag of Western New Yorkers' favorite coffee brand in Luke's Diner at Stars Hollow. This scene appears about 20 minutes into the first episode. In t…

If you're looking for your latest Instagram post or selfie opportunity, you might want to look across the border. Niagara Parks is unveiling its new Illumination LED light display Thursday evening – promising new, brighter, more energy-efficient Xenon lights with 1,800 color combinations on the Canadian side of the falls. Join us this Thursday at dusk to witne…

Who got an ovation at the Syracuse Orange and Monmouth Hawks' basketball game in Carrier Dome Friday? https://twitter.com/ArianaArsenault/status/799765122738778112 North Tonawanda native Ally Rose Marella. https://twitter.com/DonnaDitota1/status/799765324652482560 The 11-year-old singer won the crowd's approval after singing her 90-second rendition of the natio…

If you've ever wanted to go Hogwart's Yule Ball, now might be your chance. Sort of. Barnes and Noble is hosting a "Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball" from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 9 at participating locations. This includes the following Western New York locations: McKinley Mall 3701 McKinley Parkway Buffalo, N.Y. 14219 Boulevard Consumer Sq. 1565 Niagara Falls Blv…