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Oct 22

2012

Q&A: Larry Quinn

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Larry Quinn, once a boy wonder, turned 60 earlier this year. He’s a couple of years removed by his tenure as managing partner of the Buffalo Sabres and membership on the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. During his carrer, he served as development commissioner under Mayor Jimmy Griffin and later oversaw the construction of what is now First Niagara Center. His tenure with the Sabres won him both praise for helping to rescue the franchise out of bankruptcy and implementing a number of innovations, and criticism for the loss of popular stars including Pat Lafontaine and Chris Drury. He’s now[...]

Posted 11 years ago

Oct 21

2012

Staggering cost of lifetime health insurance

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Lifetime health insurance for retired politicians and local government is weighing on budgets. The cost this year totals $140 million for Erie County, the City of Buffalo and the Board of Education. An eye-opening report from Susan Schulman of The Buffalo News.

Posted 11 years ago

Oct 20

2012

A very neat electoral map

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The New York Times has an interactive map that allows readers to figure out who will win the presidential race, depending on how they think swing states will vote.

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Oct 20

2012

Interview: Larry Quinn

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Quinn, a former development official and managing partner of the Buffalo Sabres, talks about the NHL lockout and what he termed the “misdirection” at Canalside. He also discusses a dubious distinction Buffalo holds among large cities.

Posted 11 years ago