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Immigrants and refugees settling in Buffalo sometimes run into difficulties, and when difficulties occur, police frequently respond to help sort out the problems. But how to communicate, when thousands of refugees speak dozens of different languages in Buffalo? Buffalo police came up with a way. They carry a card listing 75 different languages that are spoken in the …

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On the east side of the WASH Project, the popular Massachusetts Street cultural center and laundry that has become a haven for Buffalo's burgeoning Burmese community, a graphic new mural has appeared. The piece, by new-to-Buffalo artist Nicholas Conrad Miller, depicts an important symbol in reflective gold paint against a striking red backdrop: The fighting peacock of B…