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Qina Liu

Qina Liu is the digital engagement editor at The Buffalo News. Contact her at qliu@buffnews.com.


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Waiting and waiting and waiting more than two and a half hours to hear what would happen to former Rep. Chris Collins, who pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in October, was like the Oscars. Or at least that's what some on Twitter wrote before a federal court judge sentenced Collins to 26 months in prison, a $200,000 fine and one year of supervised release just bef…

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As Chris Collins stands before a judge in Manhattan and learns what his sentence will be on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, take a look back at Adam Zyglis's take on Collins over the years.

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The secret's out: The rest of the world is recognizing Buffalo as a travel destination. The Queen City was listed as No. 4 in the Lonely Planet's list of "Best in Travel 2020 Best Value," below Madhya Pradesh, India (No. 3); Budapest, Hungary (No. 2); and East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (No. 1). Part of the reasons Western New York was highlighted: "a fast-growing hote…

Bills

That's it, folks. The Buffalo Bills' 2019-20 season is over after the team lost 22-19 against the Houston Texans in overtime Saturday. But Bills fans are still proud of their team, which made its second playoff appearance in the past three years. https://twitter.com/jillmkelly12/status/1213630522540412929 https://twitter.com/NeilHaskell/status/12136337293709639…

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Why was the Bills' touchdown overturned at the start of the second half of the AFC wild-card game? That's what Twitter wanted to know, after the Bills were awarded a TD on the opening kickoff and then the call was reversed. https://twitter.com/JeremeyKimes/status/1213600137458540544 With help from the reserve officials, officials on the field determined that the k…

Bills

A win wouldn't have changed anything. Despite the 13-6 loss to the New York Jets Sunday, the Buffalo Bills are still going to the playoffs. But Bills fans can't help but dream about what could have been after Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins defeated the New England Patriots 27-24 Sunday. Here's a look at why Bills Twitter is giddy this weekend. [Related: B…

Bills

It depends on whom you ask. On one hand, Buffalo Bills fans really wanted this win over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. But between the stages of anger, sorrow, disappointment and disbelief, Bills Twitter expressed overwhelming hope and pride. [Related: Why the Bills loss to the Patriots was actually good news for the Bills] https://twitter.com/jeffglor…

Outdoors

Submissions can be emailed to outdoors@buffnews.com and should include name, hometown and particulars of the catch. One photo will be selected Catch of the Week and be published on the Thursday Outdoors page.

Bills

Yes, Buffalo Bills fans. It's real. It's not even Christmas yet and the Bills going to the playoffs for the second time in the past three years after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-10 on Sunday. Bills Twitter was full of excitement, confusion and promises to meet the team at the airport. [Related: Bills are in the playoffs; what are the scenarios from here?] …

Bills

The Buffalo Bills may have lost 24-17 against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday at New Era Field, but Bills Twitter wasn't terribly upset. Many Bills fans expressed pride in their team. [Related: Where Bills stand in AFC playoff picture after early games] https://twitter.com/novahustle/status/1203794899860099073 https://twitter.com/MegannReutherr/status/1203792824577273…

Bills

Buffalo Bills fans have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. They're thankful for their turkey. https://twitter.com/sweatpantsjoe/status/1200216231761985537 And their pies. https://twitter.com/ThatDudeAbided/status/1200217088448704512 And their family. https://twitter.com/shyguyshawn/status/1200194132725182465 But most of all, they're thankful f…

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Buffalo Bills fans are thankful heading into Thanksgiving this year. The team is 8-3 for the first time since 1996 after beating the Denver Broncos 20-3 Sunday at New Era Field. Bills Twitter celebrated while looking back at 1996. https://twitter.com/Jason_Tartick/status/1198713066227163136 https://twitter.com/TheReelPhilD/status/1198714050512863232 https://…

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As reader Chris Christie wrote, "A good snow storm is like a good song. You remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when you think about it. It’s fun to think back."  We remember where we were during the November storm of 2014. At this point five years ago, we were in the crux of documenting the storm — collecting photos, stories, snow tallies and even m…

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It's a good weekend to be a Buffalo sports fan. The University at Buffalo men's basketball team defeated Harvard 88-76 Saturday. St. Bonaventure's men's basketball beat Rutgers 80-74. The Buffalo Sabres won 4-2 against the Ottawa Senators Saturday. (Unfortunately, they fell to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.) And the Buffalo Bills are 7-3 for the first time …

Bills

You've probably heard this before: It hurts to be a Buffalo Bills fan. After a Billsy 19-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns, Bills Twitter is sad, angry and writing similes about what it means to be a Bills fan. https://twitter.com/jtaidan_/status/1193645254294900736 https://twitter.com/SarahBillsMafia/status/1193637668984381440 https://twitter.com/MikeWolo/status/11…