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Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News

Dedication: A big crowd is on hand Tuesday at the ribbon-cutting for the Miracle League at Veterans Park complex on Grand Island. The Buffalo Sabres and Sabres Alumni joined in the celebration. The baseball field and complex are designed for disabled children. Story and another photo on Page One.

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Sharing the moment: Derek Smith, a member of the Sabres Alumni, keeps an eye on Vitoria Zeisz, 9.

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Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News

Helping hands: Above, Patrick Kaleta of the Sabres assists batter Jacob Heim, 3. At left, Larry Playfair of the Sabres Alumni helps Nicole Serio, 10, toss the ball.

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Derek Gee/Buffalo News

Picking up the pieces: Thomas Ballard, co-owner of Cloverbank Construction, hauls away damaged pieces of the Main-Transit Fire Department after a motorist slammed into the fire station on Main Street in Amherst early Monday morning, causing serious damage. Story and another photo on Page One.

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Cleanup crew: Sydney Galas, 4, helps her aunt, Kristen Haseley, wash grandpa's pickup truck Tuesday in Bergholz.

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Associated Press

Remnants of Irene: Two people climb over the damage on Route 4 in Killington, Vt., on Tuesday. National Guard helicopters rushed food and water to a dozen Vermont towns cut off by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Story and another photo on Page A6.