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Weekend in Review: Buffalo mom of 7 gives birth to triplets, at home with the Housleys and more

A chilly, dry weekend ended in a snowstorm headed Buffalo's way as many hunkered down for a Presidents Day off of work or school. Here are some stories you may have missed this weekend.

'I won the lottery,' says South Buffalo mom of 10 after giving birth to triplets

After a string of six boys – including twins born in different years – Brighid M. Rosputni gave birth Tuesday and Wednesday to triplet girls.  “They’re perfect. Everybody came out healthy,” Rosputni said. “I still can’t believe it’s three girls. I won the lottery.”

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Attorney helps mayor’s ally keep CEO job with nonprofit

Community Action Organization's CEO was fired in October by board directors who felt he mishandled important financial matters. But Mayor Byron W. Brown and one of his confidants came to the rescue.

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Man 'didn't think twice' about saving stranger's dog from icy waters

When a stranger's small gray terrier fell into the icy waters of Tonawanda Creek near the entrance to Ellicott Island Bark Park in the Town of Tonawanda, Don Chatten says he knew what he had to do.

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Sean Kirst: A tip of the cap to New Era workers, with end in sight

What the New Era workers did mattered, growing in regional meaning over the past 30 or 40 years as Bethlehem Steel and Trico and so many iconic Western New York manufacturers disappeared. Sean Kirst reflects on how those cap-making jobs were a lasting part of the civic DNA.

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Great Lakes Brewing News publisher will resign after article's backlash

Bill Metzger, the Great Lakes Brewing News publisher/owner whose "satirical" article drew the ire of craft-beer fans around the nation, will resign from his roles at the outlet, Forbes reports. Metzger wrote a front-page piece in which the protagonist discusses leveraging sexual contact and using alcohol to seduce women.

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A Sabres season, a Senate setback and longing by long-distance: At home with the Housleys

Both Karin and Phil Housley live their lives in public and share each other's joys and sorrows in private. It’s all in the normal course of being married for 33 years and supporting each other as they aim for unusually high goals. He wants a Stanley Cup. She wants – well, she’s still figuring this out – but maybe a U.S. Senate seat, or perhaps a governorship, or maybe something completely different.

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Smiles at Labatt Pond Hockey Tournament in RiverWorks

See the spectators who enjoyed the annual Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament, the amateur hockey competition at Buffalo RiverWorks.

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