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Byron Brown settling into new role as chair of the diverse New York Democratic Party

The three-term mayor introduced himself to the New York State delegation as their new chair at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Brown acknowledges his new role will mean a commitment to diversity.

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Watch live: Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Speakers tonight include Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

Community Papers of WNY folds, closes Sun weeklies

The company publishes 21 weekly papers in Western New York.

A Closer Look at: Parkside Candy Co.

This North Buffalo staple will be restored to its 1927 glory this fall.

Tragically Hip’s final concert to be shown live at Larkin Square

Tickets to the Kingston, Ont., show were sold out in minutes.

For the first time since WWII, it’s a N.Y.-vs.-N.Y. presidential race

In 1944, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt was challenged by New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey.

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