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Weekend in Review: Fallout from Pigeon's guilty plea, Malone seeks forgiveness, Bills shutout and more

A perfect fall weekend is now in the books. After all that apple picking, cider drinking and football watching, here are some stories you may have missed.

Complaints about Pigeon piled up for years, until AG stepped in

Former Erie County Democratic chairman G. Steven Pigeon thrived in politics by attaching himself to wealthy people, then setting up independent committees. For years, Pigeon thrived, even as Democrats and Republicans alike accused him of twisting the law. But nobody ever questioned him — until the state attorney general stepped in.

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Catholics gather to pray for victims as Malone seeks forgiveness

Catholics from around the Buffalo area came together Sunday to pray for the victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. Bishop Malone once again asked for forgiveness for his own failures in handling the abuse.

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Former Attica prison teacher wins $7 million verdict

A jury agreed with a Lancaster woman's account of her time teaching at Attica and awarded her $7 million in damages and lost pay.

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'I Love NY' signs to be modified as state avoids federal fine

New York State got a slap on the wrist for those "I Love NY" signs along highways that the federal government said were too big and contained too much information, allegedly creating a dangerous distraction for drivers. The feds now say the signs can stay, but the state must modify them.

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Jay Skurski's 10 observations: Bills offense MIA in abysmal loss to Packers

Once again, the Buffalo Bills fell behind big early, trailing 16-0 at halftime. The second half wasn't much better with Josh Allen looking like a rookie and LeSean McCoy not making much of a difference for the Bills.

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A guide to some of Buffalo's nerdy, quirky and indie bars

Are you a presidential history nerd? Video game fan? Or theater and classic movie buff? Sit back, crack a beer and allow yourself to get carried away in a crowd of like-minded peers at these local bars.

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Smiles at Central Terminal Oktoberfest

The historic Buffalo Central Terminal hosted a seasonal Oktoberfest for the third straight year, entertaining eventgoers with live music from The Auslanders, authentically German beer and local food.

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