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Qina Liu

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


Watching the Bills vs. Panthers game might have felt like this: https://twitter.com/jessbren7/status/909480134780100608 https://twitter.com/StackLynch/status/909479963061047298 https://twitter.com/ctrembz/status/909506482668032000 But Buffalo showed up in Charlotte today. http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/16/bills-backers-club-charlotte-theyre-just-like-us/ …

One of the best thing about the Bills is the loyal fan base, who "Billieve" through continents and hurricanes. https://twitter.com/taelakaela/status/906852633817870336 https://twitter.com/joejacobbi/status/906982505995280384 So when the Bills won their home opener against the Jets, you can expect Bills fans to be pretty happy about it. https://twitter.com/NickC…

Q: What is BNblitz.com? BNblitz.com is the new home to all of The Buffalo News’ exclusive Bills coverage. This includes all the analysis, commentary and reporting you’re used to seeing from Vic Carucci, Jay Skurski, Tim Graham, Jerry Sullivan, Kimberley Martin, Mark Gaughan and Bucky Gleason, plus daily newsletters, podcasts, videos and much, much more from various co…

Buffalo's used to snow. But tornadoes and waterspouts? Following Tuesday's tornado watch, waterspouts were spotted over Lake Erie Wednesday evening. Here are a few of our favorites: https://twitter.com/Nylion15/status/900487052139122690 https://twitter.com/yyss_5/status/900647755529506816 https://twitter.com/WDOEnews/status/900693207717216265 https://twit…

The solar eclipse of 2017 has a lot of firsts. It's the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in 99 years. It's the first total eclipse in the continental United States since 1979. And it's the first big solar eclipse since Facebook, Twitter and other social networks have been around. Naturally, the Internet reacted in some amazing and funny ways. The moon…

It was the perfect storm. Meagan Meller had the swan. Toria Getz had the Jeep. And Zoe Brania had the camera. But they never ever expected to be able to go tubing in the middle of a street. That changed when almost a foot of rain fell in their neighborhood, closing many roads in the Buffalo area.  https://twitter.com/Toria_Getz/status/885547943008325632 …

Since the Prep Talk Awards are our version of Oscar Night for Western New York high school sports, we had the event's stars model for us on the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel and Conference Center. For three hours, people could vote for the best dressed athlete on The Buffalo News Snapchat story by screenshoting their favorite athlete. Sophomore track star Nia Steven…

In 2016 alone, the number of shootings in Buffalo have increased 23 percent compared to the five-year average from 2011 to 2015. The Buffalo News' Aaron Besecker, Lexie Heinle and Dan Kirchberger analyzed more than six years of shootings data from the Buffalo Police Department and published the results last week. Among their findings: the entire East Side accounts for a…

You might be used to seeing Hoyt Lake in wedding or engagement photos, but you probably haven't seen Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park like this before. Filmed with a drone by Colin Gordon of Buffalo Aerial Productions at 6:05 a.m. on May 17, 2017, this is the kind of picturesque wanderlust-inspiring video that would induce feelings of jealousy and FOMO from all your Instagr…

Unless you live along the shorelines of Lake Ontario, it can be hard to imagine the submerged docks, collapsed breakwalls and streets and parking lots flooded with water. SceniCopter captured some of these scenes with his drone between May 9 and May 10. The 12-and-a-half-minute video showcases the flooding in Greece, N.Y., showing homes and landmarks along Crescent Beac…

Multiple firetrucks and emergency vehicles responded to a barn fire around 12:30 p.m. on 657 Aurora St. in Lancaster, where two full stories were engulfed in flames. https://twitter.com/Lanc_Depew_Bee/status/852609728970665985 Area roads were closed for a short period of time. https://twitter.com/sarapmeehan/status/852559347335016448 https://twitter.com/Kayla_…