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Blizzard busters: Giant snow removal vehicles fill the main floor of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center as part of the trade show associated with the annual International Aviation Snow Symposium. The symposium, held here for the 25th year, attracts hundreds of airport operators from around the world. It opened Sunday.

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Reflecting on a tragedy: A mirror frames the image of Robin Tolsma, center, as she holds a news conference Monday afternoon in Russell's Grand Hotel, Lancaster, to introduce her newly published memoir, "Everything Changed," which recounts her experiences after the death of her husband, Darren, in the crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence Center in February 2009. Joining her are her brother, Ron Kazmierczak, left, and hotel owner Russell Salvatore. Story and another photo on Page B1.

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It's summer again: Unseasonably warm temperatures returned to Western New York on Monday, setting a heat record of 82 degrees. Erin and Scott Jones enjoy the summerlike conditions as they walk among flowering trees in Erie Basin Marina.

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Well-practiced: Rick Ortiz of Buffalo, who's been playing hacky sack for 17 years, makes an acrobatic leap as he kicks a hacky sack Monday afternoon on Bidwell Parkway near Elmwood Avenue.

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Shipping out: The lake freighter Herbert C. Jackson passes the historic Buffalo lighthouse as it sails out of Buffalo Harbor on Monday afternoon.