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Telling their story: "Blacks in Blue: The U.S. Colored Troops Legacy" traveling exhibition is on display at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Buffalo, part of the VA Western New York Healthcare System's celebration of Black History Month. At left, Frank Mesiah, president of the NAACP's Buffalo Branch, gives the keynote address. Above, Vietnam veteran John Bell of Buffalo checks out part of the exhibit.

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She scores: Niagara University player Kaleigh Chippy (arms raised) celebrates her first-period goal with her teammates during their game against Syracuse at NU's Dwyer Arena on Friday. Niagara won, 3-2, in overtime. Story and another photo on Page B6.

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Orchid Show: This orchid seems to glow with delicate beauty in its display at the annual Orchid Show and Sale that opened Friday in the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens. The show, which includes orchid displays, demonstrations, specialty merchandise and care products, continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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Honoring Father Baker: At right, South Council Member Michael P. Kearns, right, shows off the Father Baker Way sign that was on display Friday at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens. The sign will be placed in South Buffalo. He was assisted in the unveiling by sisters Isabella, 5, and Maya Deeb, 3.