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Randy Bushover
April 18, 2017 - 5:19 am
Higher gas prices are keeping consumer interest in electric vehicles high, according to a new AAA study. The survey shows that more than 30 million Americans are likely to buy an electric vehicle for their next car. The AAA has also put together its own list of top electric, hybrid and other...
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Randy Bushover
April 17, 2017 - 5:11 am
The latest on local gas prices? Still going up. According to the AAA this week's rise was three cents to $2.48 for a gallon of unleaded. That's four cents lower than the statewide average of $2.52. An affiliate of Ontario Specialty Contracting, South Buffalo Development LLC, is proposing a $9...
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Randy Bushover
April 14, 2017 - 5:13 am
The Genesee County Economic Development Center recently announced a new round of bids for site work at the STAMP site. The work will include asbestos abatement, demolition of three former homes and two barns and removal of debris from a structure that was a former residence. The bids will be...
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Randy Bushover
April 13, 2017 - 4:12 am
ECMC has some good news to share. The Leapfrog Group has rated ECMC’s overall patient safety score at ‘A’, which places it among one of only 14 hospitals out of 139 in New York State to receive an ‘A’ Patient Safety Score. The Buffalo Sabres have renewed the franchise’s multi-year partnership with...
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Randy Bushover
April 12, 2017 - 4:54 am
AMC Theatres will roll out a major revamp of its menu choices this summer. The Kansas City Business Journal reports the changes include chicken & waffle sandwiches, a 1.5-pound pretzel, four varieties of stone-fired flatbread pizzas, a lineup of gluten-free snacks, Hillshire Small Plates,...
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Randy Bushover
April 11, 2017 - 5:16 am
After 27 years in business, Choco-Logo is closing this month. Owner Dan Johnson is retiring and has put the business and shop on the market. Included in the deal are all the formulas for his signature confections, like his Salty Turtles and Nutcorn, along with personal training in how to make the...
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Randy Bushover
April 10, 2017 - 3:55 am
A big jump for local gas prices. The AAA notes the average cost for a gallon of unleaded is up five cents to $2.45. Last year at this time we were paying thirty cents less per gallon, or $2.15. Renovations slated to begin today to the parking garage at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The...
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Randy Bushover
April 07, 2017 - 4:59 am
Earlier in the week, Payless Shoesource announced it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It's now known that five area locations will close: two in Williamsville and one each in East Aurora, Hamburg and North Tonawanda. Best Bedding Mattress Company - once located at 42 Breckenridge St on Buffalo...
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Randy Bushover
April 06, 2017 - 4:54 am
Beginning today, AT&T is sweetening the unlimited data plan by offering free HBO for its unlimited mobile data plan customers. AT&T ‘s “Unlimited Plus” plan includes unlimited mobile data and a monthly credit for video services available on AT&T’s DirecTV and DirecTV Now. The new HBO...
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Tom Puckett
April 05, 2017 - 12:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Five Western New York Payless ShoeSource locations will close as the company begins restructuring. This after Payless filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The locations are: Eastern Hills Mall, Eastgate Plaza in Williamsville (Transit Rd.), Aurora Village Shopping Center in East...
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