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Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft

Jun. 22, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first round of the NHL draft wasn't so much unpredictable as the game is becoming more international. That was Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill's observation following an opening round Friday that featured an international theme and numerous twists. Selected by...

Buffalo and Niagara Falls part of annual Make Music Day

Jun. 21, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — More than 30 iconic buildings and landmarks across the United States will be lit up orange on Friday night in support of Make Music Day. The annual global celebration of music will feature over 5,000 free outdoor concerts, music lessons, jam sessions and other music-making events...

Annual Make Music Day brings concerts, jam sessions

Jun. 21, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — More than 30 buildings and landmarks around the country are taking on an orange glow to mark a day devoted to music. Make Music Day is celebrated each June 21, the summer solstice, and celebrates musicians of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels around the world. Niagara Falls and...

Some NY clerks won't give licenses to those in US illegally

Jun. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Some county clerks in New York say they will defy a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the United States illegally. Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns says Wednesday he's going to federal court with his concerns that the law signed by Democratic Gov....

2 Buffalo police officers struck and injured by ATV

Jun. 16, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two Buffalo police officers have been hospitalized after being struck by a man driving erratically on an ATV. Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo tells WIVB-TV the officers were on bike patrol for the Juneteenth Festival around 5:30 p.m. Sunday when they tried to stop an ATV...

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox

Jun. 14, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal. The Bills announced the signing Friday, a day after completing their series of offseason mandatory practices and six weeks before the team reports to...

Sabres hire Mike Bales, Don Granato to coaching staff

Jun. 14, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Newly hired Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has begun filling out his staff by hiring Don Granato and Mike Bales, who will take over as the goalie coach. Krueger also retained Steve Smith, who was an assistant under former Sabres coach Phil Housley, who was fired in April. The team...

Dog who got forever home thanks to a hospice dies of cancer

Jun. 13, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A rescued English bulldog mix named Lola who got her forever home thanks to a New York hospice has died of cancer. Hospice Buffalo confirmed Lola's passing to WGRZ , which featured her story when workers at the facility took her in last November from a group called Joyful Rescues....

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season

Jun. 13, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen wasn't sure what to make of someone referring to him as being a happy-go-lucky person because the Buffalo Bills quarterback wondered if it implied he doesn't take his job seriously. At the same time, Allen was taken aback Wednesday in deflecting the suggestion he still has...

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season

Jun. 12, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen wasn't sure what to make of someone referring to him as being a happy-go-lucky person because the Buffalo Bills quarterback wondered if it implied he doesn't take his job seriously. At the same time, Allen was taken aback Wednesday in deflecting the suggestion he still has...