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The NFL's highest-paid center is back in action. Mitch Morse, who signed a four-year, $44.5 million deal with the Buffalo Bills in free agency, took the field for the first time Tuesday during minicamp. He missed earlier team activity this offseason while recovering from surgery to fix a core muscle injury (also known as a sports hernia). “It’s all structurally good …

Absolut Care and 1199 SEIU have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year labor contract covering 60 workers at two long-term care facilities. The agreement covers a range of professional and technical workers at Absolut Aurora Park and Absolut at Orchard Park. Ratification votes at the two locations are expected to be held next week.  

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Jack Eichel has agreed to an eight-year, $80 million deal with the Sabres, making him the highest-paid player in franchise history. Twitter was abuzz with reaction as the news spread. Here is a sampling from fans and media: https://twitter.com/alecollura991/status/915360327327453185 https://twitter.com/V54a2dS/status/915360816874041344 https://twitter.com/Yards…

The Amherst Town Board Tuesday unanimously approved a two-year agreement with the town's white collar workers that includes a 2 percent raise in 2017 and a 2.5 percent in 2018. The agreement is an extension of a contract that was first reached between the town and CSEA Local 815 in 2009 and extended for two years in 2014. The union is the town's largest, representing ov…