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Golf

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and Joseph PopiolkowskiMon, Apr 2, 2018

Nine-year-old Lily Zhang of Williamsville finished fifth among 10 golfers in her age group in the national Drive, Chip & Putt Championship Sunday at Augusta National in Georgia, site of this week’s Masters. Eighty youngsters competed, 10 in each of four age groups for boys and for girls. Zhang, a fourth-grader at Forest Elementary School, finished with 18 points.…

Nation and World

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Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Cleveland police and the FBI are hunting for a shooter who killed an elderly man in broad daylight and put the video on Facebook. "I found somebody I'm about to kill," the man said in the video, as he pulled his Ford Fusion to the side of a road in east Cleveland about 2 p.m. Sunday. "I'm about to kill this guy right here. He's an old dude," the man said as he confro…

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Wed, May 11, 2016

St. Bonaventure’s men’s basketball team filled a big need at center with the addition of 6-foot-9 Syracuse University transfer Chinoso Obokoh, which was made official Wednesday.“We are really happy that Chinonso has decided to join our program,” coach Mark Schmidt said. “He’s a high-caliber player from an ACC program who we think can really help us, especially with our int…

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and NEWS STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS MICHAEL LEVYThu, Jul 16, 2015

Kyra Cox of Centennial Golf Club finished with a 217 over three days to edge out Lindsay May of Owasco Country Club by two strokes to win the 86th New York State Women’s Amateur Championship at the Tuscarora Golf Club in Marcellus on Thursday.Cox shot an even-par 72 on the third day and May’s 1-under 71 wasn’t enough to move to the top.Chelsea Dantonio (Fox Valley) and Kit…

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Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Here’s some stories from the last week you may have missed while coping with the storm:Buffalo native honored for inventions• After a 42-year career in which she invented artificial emeralds, helped find a way to get more oil out of gasoline and shattered glass ceilings, Buffalo native Edith M. Flanigen got her just reward Thursday: the nation’s highest award for inventors…

Local News

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Wed, Oct 8, 2014

If you missed the lunar eclipse, here it is,Today’s full lunar eclipse, which began in the Buffalo Niagara region at about 4:17 a.m., was visible until the moon set at about 7:22 a.m.The full moon was obscured by the Earth’s shadow in the predawn hours. The total eclipse lasted an hour — until sun rose on the East Coast.The moon may have appeared orange or red, the result …

Crime

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Thu, Sep 11, 2014

A 47-year-old North Tonawanda woman was charged in what police described as the accidental shooting of a 37-year-old man who was hit in the leg early Thursday in a house next to Betty’s Bar and Grill in North Tonawanda, North Tonawanda police said. Lesley Maziarz, 47, of 217 Main St., who police said is a friend of the victim, was charged with second-degree assault in what…

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Sat, Aug 2, 2014

With 600,000 people at the west end of Lake Erie advised Saturday not to drink their tap water due to the presence of a toxin, experts here said water remains safe. “There’s no cause for alarm here,” said Paul Whittam, director of water quality services at the Erie County Water Authority. “Water quality is excellent on this end of the lake.”Water at a Toledo, Ohio, treatm…

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract. Reports on the TSN website say the deal is for $800,000.The 5-foot-11, 191-pound Benoit played last season for the Colorado Avalanche, scoring seven goals with 21 assists in 79 games.He played parts of two seasons with Ottawa, while Sabres GM Tim Murray was in the Senators’ front office. Benoit …

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Wed, Jul 16, 2014

DURHAM, N.C. – The Buffalo Bisons’ Liam Hendriks was the beneficiary of a four-run lead after two innings, and that got him the pitching win for the International League in a 7-3 victory over the Pacific Coast League Wednesday before 10,274 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.Hendriks pitched the first two innings, allowing only one hit to go with four strikeouts. He was the fir…

Bills

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Thu, Apr 10, 2014

All the dates and nearly all the times are set for the Buffalo Bills’ preseason games.In addition to the opener on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. against the New York Giants in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, the following dates were announced Thursday:Friday, Aug. 8: at Carolina Panthers, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 16: at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 23: vs.…

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Tue, Nov 19, 2013

The nation’s largest turkey producer said it was facing a shortage of fresh large birds weeks before Thanksgiving.But Buffalo-area turkey lovers needn’t worry.Butterball said its poultry had trouble gaining weight on some of its farms, but did not explain why.The company still has ample supplies of its frozen large varieties, which are birds 16 pounds and heavier.“We exper…

Featured

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Fri, Aug 16, 2013

The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that 97 percent of their season-ticket subscribers have renewed their seats, which is a small drop from the 99 percent that stood pat heading into the 2013 lockout-shortened season.The team also said it has increased the cap of season ticket-holders from 15,400 to 16,000, which means it will have less work to do to get to the 19,070 ca…

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Sun, Jul 14, 2013

The Denver Broncos locked up Peyton Manning’s blindside protector Sunday, signing left tackle Ryan Clady to a five-year deal worth up to $57.5 million.The Broncos and Clady have been at odds over a long-term contract for more than a year. Had he not signed by 4 p.m. today, he would have played under a one-year, $9.823 million deal because of the franchise tag. Instead, Cla…

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Fri, Jun 14, 2013

CHICAGO — Long after the celebration was over, Marian Hossa finally made it home and managed to fall asleep around 3 a.m. The Chicago star woke up a few hours later, roused by a noisy neighbor.“I think my neighbor decided he was going to drill in the morning. That was really unpleasant,” Hossa said Thursday. “You know, hopefully, he is going to get the message for next tim…