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Two women told Buffalo police Wednesday that their Uber driver was holding for ransom cellphones they left behind in his vehicle. The victims told police they received a ride through the ride hailing service from a bar on Franklin Street to a home on Lexington Avenue, according to a police report. The driver told one of the women over text message that he won't retur…

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Possibly as soon as July 4, ride-hailing services including Uber and  Lyft are expected to be available in Buffalo and other upstate communities. And, for its many supporters, ride-hailing is long overdue. “We’re very excited we’ll be coming to Buffalo,” said Adrian Durbin, Lyft’s director of communications. Added Josh Gold, policy director from Uber: “We want to …

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