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Buffalo region ranks fifth in nation in food stamp use

Help with questions about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, is just a phone call away thanks to a new call center set up by Erie County. SNAP users no longer have to travel to Rath Building or leave messages to get questions answered.

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Columnist Jerry Sullivan says the Bills were outcoached by the Chiefs' Andy Reid in every way.

Former Torches in Kenmore to become Babylon Gardens

New owner plans menu with dishes from Turkish, Lebanese and other Mediterranean cuisines.

Prosecutors hindered by delays in toxicology lab

Criminal cases at risk without tests from swamped Erie County lab.

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Thousands of disco-loving people pulled out their best '70s moves at the annual spectacle.

Gannon, Harlan were up to challenge explaining Bills loss

CBS analyst, play-by-play man were up to the job calling Buffalo vs. Kansas City game.

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