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Beware of this Lowe’s Mother’s Day Online Scam
Scams involving big retailers tend to make their way around social media during any holiday season. The promised coupons and discounts are fake, and just a way for non-legitimate websites to mine your personal data.
 
According to an article on AOL News, a scam which seems to offer a discount for…
Daycares in the US vs Other Countries
About a week ago this video started circulating via Facebook:
Many commenters were saying what a shame it was that "this would never happen at a daycare in the U.S." And (disappointingly) I agree. The above video comes from a daycare center in New Zealand...
Facebook Killer Found Dead Close to Buffalo
@PAStatePolice Steve Stephens was spotted by PA State Police in Erie PA. After pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself. @cleveland19news @PaulOrlousky pic.twitter.com/RuLlpwD5cu
— Paul Orlousky (@PaulOrlousky) April 18, 2017
 
Breaking News: The search for Facebook Killer Steve Stephens ha…
Maid of the Mist Set to Open Soon
If the weather hasn't been feeling like spring, maybe another glance at the calendar will make you feel like it's really here. One sign spring is here is the reopening of Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls.
 
One of the most popular tourist attractions in the world! The...
Beware of Scam Calls in WNY
Yesterday I got a phone call from myself. I thought that was weird (and, it is). So obviously I googled "weird phone call from my own number." What I found out, is that some scammer "spoofed" my number -- which means they use a type of software to mask the actual caller ID and ma…
Peeps Flavored Oreos are Doing Something Gross to People
Last week on the Mix Morning Rush, Laura Daniels and I were discussing the new flavor of Oreos! The new flavor is Peeps! We had mentioned that we were interested in trying them out to see how they taste! Unfortunelty at the time we were unable to find any of the cookies in stores. Luc...
WNY Underage Drinking Sting
Bars and restaurants in western New York are preparing for a sting by the Liquor Authority.  During the next two months the New York State Liquor Authority will be sending in decoys to see if bars admit them in or serve them.
 
According to WGRZ the underage decoys will be using fake drivers…
Have You Seen One of these Tiles in Buffalo?
The photo above is of a tile half paved over in the middle of the street on Washington & Lafayette. I have walked to work across this tile everyday never knowing the story behind it. Apparently the answers for what it is are very limited. T...
Disturbing — Several ‘Hate Groups’ Located In WNY
Sadly, another Western New York community has been vandalized with racist and anti Semitic messages.
The playground next to South Davis Elementary School in Orchard Park and several vehicles in the area were hit with images of swastikas and other lewd images...
Buffalo Ranked High on List of Underrated Cities
Travel and Leisure Magazine has put out a list America's Most Underrated Cities. Out of the 10 cities listed Buffalo made #3.
 
"Buffalo made a splash this past year, vaulting to the top of the America’s Favorite Cities list, thereby proving that every underdog has i…
Eric Jordan’s 2017 Oscar Predictions
Tonight is the big night for Hollywood, the 89th Annual Academy Awards! Every year my friends and family get together to watch the broadcast. Tonight will be no different, and as part of the tradition we will fill out ballots ahead of the show to see who we will think will win...
Is there Life on the Newly Discovered 7 Planets? [POLL]
For the first time in our history, astronomers have discovered seven earth size planets. According to WGRZ they are orbiting a nearby star and these new worlds could sustain life. With this new discovery comes many questions.
 
My first question is do you believe there is possibly life forms livi…

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