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Board opens door to requests by charters for space at 4 Buffalo schools

School board votes 5-3 to allow any existing 'high-performing' charter school organization to request operating space in East, Lafayette, Bennett or Martin Luther King schools for 2015-16. Those schools are under the gun to present turnaround plans.

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Remembering the lives of lake-effect storm’s 13 victims

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AM&A’s building sold to N.Y. City entity

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Lockport shooting suspect charged with hate crime

Suspect, 18, charged with hate crime; victim is in critical condition at ECMC.

Common Council is asked to change name of Squaw Island

Common Council members support name change after complaints from Mohawk, Seneca women.

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