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Column: Buffalo ticket binge could be lesson in civil rights

Rod Watson notes that, unlike Ferguson, Mo., where white leaders preyed on a majority-black city for cash from traffic stops, Buffalo is a mostly white city with significant black leadership "taking race out of the equation."

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