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Played for fools, by 'Shen Yun'
You've really got to hand it to the folks behind "Shen Yun," the unconscionable piece of religious propaganda that appeared Thursday night in Shea's Performing Arts Center.
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Couples turn to Falls to tie the knot
As Sharon and Karen Zwolinkiewicz were about to get married to each other for the third time in 21 years, they waited for a clerk in the hallway at Buffalo City Hall. After a half an hour, it dawned on them to leave and try for something more romantic in Niagara Falls.
Draft pick for Lynch jumps to fifth-rounder - BillBoard - The Buffalo News
The Bills will receive the Seattle Seahawks' fifth-round draft pick in April's draft as part of their compensation for the trade of running back Marshawn Lynch, according to a report on the team's official website,
Miller due for a rest soon - Sabres Edge - The Buffalo News
The Sabres began a stretch of four games in six nights with Tuesday's loss to the Devils. Thursday's game against the Flyers starts a run of three games in four days, including a 12:30 p.m. start Sunday against the Penguins in First Niagara Center. That means Ryan Miller is due for a rest soon.
Regher, Boyes get maintenance days - Sabres Edge - The Buffalo News
The Sabres practiced today in First Niagara Center before leaving for Philadelphia to face the Flyers tomorrow night. Forward Brad Boyes and defenseman Robyn Regher were not on the ice, with coach Lindy Ruff saying both got "maintenance days" and should be ready to play Thursday.
Hecht hopeful to return this season - Sabres Edge - The Buffalo News
The news sounded grim, even frightening, when delivered by Sabres coach Lindy Ruff on Jan. 24. Veteran forward Jochen Hecht had suffered another concussion -- his second of the season and third in less than a year -- one that left him "really unstable."
Dinosaur BBQ scouting Buffalo locations, finally - Hungry for More - The Buffalo News
Dinosaur Barbecue, the Syracuse barbecue joint that's a favorite of many upstate smoked pork aficionados, is considering a Buffalo location. Dinosaur CEO John Stage gives Matthew Daneman of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle the scoop.
Fudoli’s hiring of secretary leads to 2 job changes, 1 layoff
It was a reshuffling of employees in Lancaster that, at various points, drew in the Town Board and the offices of the supervisor, assessor and town clerk. In the end, after considerable wrangling among town officials and some sharp debate at Monday's Town Board meeting-and phone calls from County Executive Mark C.
Wednesday is 11022011, a very rare eight-digit palindrome day
This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. You probably woke up knowing it was Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, but to Aziz Inan (pictured above), a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Portland, today's date looks more like this: 11022011.
A female columnist writes about football and is told to ‘stay in the kitchen next time’ | Poynter.
Albany Times Union Albany Times Union columnist Jennifer Gish wrote last week that the Buffalo Bills' 2-0 start "has brought the worst out" in some fans and that "one of you left voicemails for the [Times Union] sports department that would make even a potty mouth like Ron Jaworski blush."
Annotated State of the Union text
Text below is the "as delivered" version, from the official White web site, here. Introductory themes: Before the speech, we knew that it would be another in the impressively-long series of "make or break" rhetorical performances for Barack Obama.
Derek Whitmore: In between a dream and a dream deferred
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?
Izenberg: Muhammad Ali turns 70 today, but please say it isn't so
LAS VEGAS - Don't try to tell me that Muhammad Ali is 70 years old this morning. No. Not him. Tell me instead the calendar is a liar and a fraud. Tell me that the next time I see him the ravages of that obscenity called Parkinson's disease will have melted away, exiled to some dark attic room like the photograph of Dorian Gray.
EVP Matt Higgins Announces He's Leaving Jets
Matt Higgins, the New York Jets' executive vice president of business operations and close adviser to owner Woody Johnson since he arrived in 2004, has announced today that he is leaving the Jets.