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Cuomo’s publisher admits using list of supporters to promote book

buffalonews.com — ALBANY - The publisher of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's new book confirmed Tuesday it used an email list generated by the governor's campaign committee to promote his 500-page memoir.HarperCollins said it "did rent a list from Gov. Cuomo's campaign for onetime u... - The Buffalo News
Oct 21, 2014

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UB's Danny White wants an inspirational coach, talks timing

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — University at Buffalo Athletic Director Danny White described what characteristics he would like in a new head football coach during an interview on Radio 1520 Tuesday evening. "With any coach, we want an inspirational leader," White said on a show on the business of college athletics. "We want somebody that has...

Zadorov would rather be 'playing somewhere' than merely practicing with Sabres

sabres.buffalonews.com — ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Nikita Zadorov's first choice, of course, would be to play for the Sabres. But he's stuck at eighth on the defense depth chart, and a spot in the lineup doesn't seem to be in his immediate future. So, with that in mind, would the 19-year-old rather practice...
Oct 21, 2014

Nikita Zadorov would rather be "playing somewhere" than merely practicing with Sabres. sabres.buffalonews.com/2014/10/21/zad…

Hamburg blogger releases names of board candidates

theburbs.buffalonews.com — While Hamburg Central District still has not replied to a request from The Buffalo News for the names of the 18 people seeking to be appointed to the School Board, the names have come out. The Hamburg Educational Ethics blog, aka the anonymous "Hamburg blogger," run by "Concerned Hamburger," has...
Oct 21, 2014

Hamburg BOE candidates released by blogger, not the board. Check out: The 'burbs theburbs.buffalonews.com/2014/10/21/ham… via @thebuffalonews

Around KC: A step back in baseball time with a trip to the Negro Leagues Museum

insidepitch.buffalonews.com — KANSAS CITY -- On the morning of Game One of the World Series, there was no better time than to pay homage to some of baseball's great history. A quick drive from Kauffman Stadium into the city takes you to the Negro Leagues Museum and it's a treasure trove of...
Oct 21, 2014

Inside Pitch Around KC: A step back in baseball time with a trip to the Negro Leagues Museum. insidepitch.buffalonews.com/2014/10/21/aro…

UB team gets pep talk from former Southern Cal coach Ed Orgeron

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — University at Buffalo interim head coach Alex Wood got former Southern California interim head coach Ed Orgeron to give the Bulls players a pep talk this week. Wood worked with Orgeron on the University of Miami coaching staff from 1989 to 1992. Orgeron took over USC last year when Lane Kiffin was...
Oct 21, 2014

UB players get pep talk via video conference from former USC interim coach Ed Orgeron. campuswatch.buffalonews.com/2014/10/21/ub-…

Bills sign running back Phillip Tanner; place C.J. Spiller on short-term IR

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills added depth to their backfield this afternoon by signing former Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner. To make room for him on the 53-man roster, the team placed running back C.J. Spiller on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Tanner entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with his hometown Dallas Cowboys.
Oct 21, 2014

BN Blitz: #Bills sign running back Phillip Tanner; place C.J. Spiller on short-term IR bills.buffalonews.com/2014/10/21/bil… via @TheBuffaloNews

Reasons vary for Buffalo Niagara unemployment rate drop

buffalonews.com — The unemployment rate in the Buffalo Niagara region dropped to 5.7 percent in September - just the second time in the last six years that jobless levels locally have dipped below the 6 percent mark, the state Labor Department said today.The drop in the unemployment rate comes as the...
Oct 21, 2014

Local jobless rate falls to 5.7% as hiring picks up a bit and the local labor pool shrinks as older workers retire. buffalonews.com/business/reaso…

Injuries continue to hurt Niagara as Purple Eagles prepare for Notre Dame

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — Dwyer Arena is buzzing with the usual Monday afternoon hockey practice delights. But something specific catches your eye. It's the four guys riding stationary bikes. They're set up behind the goal so they can watch practice and cheer on teammates. Welcome to this week's Niagara hockey injury report. (Perhaps the Purps...

Cuddemi and Gahagen earn weekly honors

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — Canisius junior Ralph Cuddemi was the co-player of the week in Atlantic Hockey. Cuddemi scored three goals in the Golden Griffins 6-4 win at Army Friday night for the the 16th hat trick in program history. Trailing, 4-1, he scored a pair of power play goals to help the Griffs get...

The World Series: Talk is over and it's finally time to play tonight in Kansas City

insidepitch.buffalonews.com — KANSAS CITY -- The World Series no one would have predicted in March -- or three weeks ago -- gets under way tonight in Kauffman Stadium as the upstart Kansas City Royals meet the San Francisco Giants, who are suddenly in position to become the team of the 21st Century....