Obituary

A.R. Gurney (AP Photo/Rick Maiman, File)
The Associated Press
Richard Root
June 15, 2017 - 3:37 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/Associated Press) - A.R. Gurney, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright whose work offered a window into the inner lives of the upper-crust white Anglo-Saxon Protestants he grew up among, has died. He was 86. Gurney's agent Jonathan Lomma said Gurney died Tuesday at his home in...
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Tom Puckett
April 14, 2017 - 2:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The federal judge who issued the 1976 ruling to desegregate Buffalo Public Schools has died. John T. Curtin was 95. n 1976, Curtin ruled on the case Arthur v. Nyquist, which effected the integration of the Buffalo Public School District. He ruled that schools were "deliberately...
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