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Public views designs for Niagara Falls replacement bridges

NIAGARA FALLS — The public has gotten a look at the design alternatives for the bridge replacement project will require shutting off the water flowing over the U.S. side of Niagara Falls. A public meeting was held Wednesday evening in ...

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Canadian police rescue man at Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — A man who had threatened to jump off the brink of Niagara Falls was rescued by authorities in Canada after five hours of negotiations. Buffalo-area media report that the unidentified man had threatened to jump off ...

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Canada’s casinos face woes as NY considers halls

NIAGARA FALLS — Casino operators and local officials in Canada say business is already hurting and worry that if New York approves casinos upstate, both sides of the border could face economic struggles. The Buffalo News reports that competition, a ...

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Daredevil: Niagara Falls tightrope walk June 15

NIAGARA FALLS — The fifth-grader’s question succinctly summarized what students and adults were probably thinking: “I’m not trying to be rude but, are you crazy?” The question was posed to daredevil Nik Wallenda outside Kalfas Magnet School as he described ...

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Niagara Falls barrel survivors want a ride

NIAGARA FALLS — Two daredevils who each survived two trips over Niagara Falls in barrels say they should be allowed to repeat their stunts if Nik Wallenda’s request to walk a tightrope over the famous cataracts is approved.

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Niagara Falls City Council endorses high-wire act

NIAGARA FALLS — The Niagara Falls City Council has endorsed plans for a tightrope act at the famous falls, saying it would give the city a big boost in tourism dollars and notoriety. Daredevil Nik Wallenda still needs the approval of Canadian officials ...

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