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DETROIT — Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 3.4 million vehicles in the U.S. and telling owners to park them outside due to the risk of engine compartment fires.

A popular golf simulator inside the One Niagara Welcome Center is planning to open a new location in Niagara County.

NEW YORK — Target said Tuesday that it will close nine stores in four states, including one in New York City’s East Harlem neighborhood, and three in San Francisco, saying that theft and organized retail crime have threatened the safety of its workers and customers.

On National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 22 to Oct. 1) AAA is offering tips for those who’ve yet to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV).

Amazon Prime Video will include advertising during shows and movies starting early next year, joining other streaming services that have added different tiers of subscriptions.

Launch NY, a venture development organization that provides pro bono mentoring and seed capital access to early-stage startups in the 27 westernmost counties of New York state, has received a $250,000 investment from the New York Power Authority to support a new project that will help train …

LEWISTON — Nearly through its 17th season of business, Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa is continuing to evolve.

The auto workers' strike against Detroit's Big Three went into its fourth day on Monday with no signs of an early breakthrough and against the threat that the walkout could soon spread.

Voters from across the U.S. have spoken, and they have chosen Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino as one of the best gaming destinations in the country.

DALLAS — Car shoppers are heading for a new round of sticker shock if the strike by the United Auto Workers doesn’t end soon, particularly for popular vehicles that are already in short supply.

The New York Power Authority has named Jairo Florez as regional manager for Western New York, effective Sept. 5.

DETROIT — With just over 24 hours left before its deadline, United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain said offers from the companies aren’t enough and the union is getting ready to strike.

Enrollment is now open for Ibero Business Center’s business startup program, planned for 5:45 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 19 through Nov. 9.

The long-vacant Kraft and ConAgra building in Dunkirk will be acquired by Refresco Beverage to expand its warehousing and distribution capabilities. In return, the company will receive $500,000 in performance-based tax credits and a $500,000 Regional Economic Development Council Capital Grant.

NEW YORK — JetBlue Airways said Monday it has reached agreement to turn over Spirit Airlines’ operations at airports in Boston and Newark, New Jersey, as JetBlue ramps up its effort to win regulatory or court approval to buy Spirit.

DETROIT — About 146,000 U.S. auto workers are set to go on strike this week if General Motors, Ford and Stellantis fail to meet their demands for big pay raises and the restoration of concessions the workers made years ago when the companies were in financial trouble.

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) conducted an on-site examination of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI) in March as part of the academic program reaccreditation process.

Jaclynne Tato, a June graduate of Lewiston-Porter High School, is the recipient of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s (NFMMC) Junior Volunteer Scholarship.

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall recently experienced the diversity of agriculture in Western New York, touring farms in the region with New York Farm Bureau President David Fisher.

The Niagara County Legislature renewed a three-year agreement providing low-cost power to Edwards Vacuum’s Sanborn location at its August meeting.

BUFFALO — Two University at Buffalo postdoctoral scholars have been named fellows of a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) program that aims to advance scientific discovery and diversify the fields of mathematics and science.

Molly Passow, a junior pursuing a dual major in tourism and event management and marketing, was honored with the Club Management Association of America Foundation’s coveted Joe Perdue Scholarship. She was one of only 10 students nationwide recognized for her commitment to the club management…

MEDINA – Cleaning out the classroom has brought back decades worth of memories.

Recruiters from nearly 40 local and national accounting and business firms will be on the Niagara University campus from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for the university’s annual Meet the Accounting and Business Professionals Night. Students and others interested in jobs in these fields are enco…

DETROIT — The U.S. government is taking a big step toward forcing a defiant Tennessee company to recall 52 million air bag inflators that could explode, hurl shrapnel and injure or kill people.

LEWISTON — Mount St. Mary’s Hospital recently appointed Michele Kalita, MSEd, BSN, RN, CRNFA, CNOR, to serve as the ICU/specialty nurse manager. She is responsible for the intensive care unit and infusion services.

Another host of new stores and carts have opened at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, with more set to open within the next few months. All are located within the indoor portion of the center and offer additional clothing and specialty options for guests.

Food ads have long made their subjects look bigger, juicier and crispier than they are in real life. But some consumers say those mouthwatering ads can cross the line into deception, and that’s leading to a growing number of lawsuits.

DETROIT — Kia is recalling about 320,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that could prevent the trunk from being opened from the inside.

DETROIT — Tesla is allowing some drivers to use its Autopilot driver-assist system for extended periods without making them put their hands on the steering wheel, a development that has drawn concern from U.S. safety regulators.

Work has begun at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s new MRI Center of Niagara. Once completed, hospital staff say it will bring a 3T MagneticResonance Imaging unit to the downtown campus.

MERRIMACK, N.H. — A French company that has been blamed for contaminating drinking water in some New Hampshire communities with a group of chemicals known as PFAS said Wednesday it plans to close its plant there and will work with the state on an ongoing environmental investigation.

NEW YORK — U.S. regulators on Wednesday announced a settlement with the company that runs Dollar Tree and Family Dollar aimed at improving worker safety at thousands of the bargain stores across the country.

NEW YORK — Macy’s heavily discounted its spring goods to make room for fall and holiday merchandise in the face of customers’ cautious spending, but the retailer’s adjusted second-quarter profits and sales still topped Wall Street expectations.

Ontario Shores Federal Credit Union plans to expand its Newfane branch office.

LEWISTON — Ever since the Country Doctor Antiques & Gifts closed in 2021, Lewiston residents have wanted to know when it would be back.

DETROIT — Just five years ago, a price-conscious auto shopper in the United States could choose from among a dozen new small cars selling for under $20,000. Now, there’s just one: The Mitsubishi Mirage. And even the Mirage appears headed for the scrap yard.

BUFFALO — Joyce Markiewicz has been appointed president and CEO of Catholic Health. She succeeds 30-year employee Mark Sullivan, who is stepping down effective Aug. 31, the health system announced Wednesday.

TRENTON, N.J. — State labor officials have temporarily shut down more than two dozen Boston Market restaurants in New Jersey after finding multiple violations of workers’ rights, including more than $600,000 in back wages owed to 314 employees.

With two bidders revealed in a matter of days and more in the wings, United States Steel Corp. — a symbol of American industrialization that for more than a century helped build everything from the United Nations building in New York City to the New Orleans Superdome — appears be on the cusp…

NEW YORK — United States Steel Corp. said Sunday that it rejected a $7.3 billion buyout proposal from rival Cleveland Cliffs and was reviewing “strategic alternatives” after receiving several unsolicited offers.

David Whalen, Niagara University’s First/Emergency Responder Disability Awareness Training project director and ADA coordinator, attended a celebration hosted by Gov. Kathy Hochul in observance of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Helping local employers connect with new skilled tradespeople is an important goal for the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Adult Skilled Trades programs.

BUFFALO — First-year medical students often hear that finding a study partner can be helpful in getting through the rigorous curriculum. This week, several first-year students at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo are starting off with a “study…

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s most ambitious plan ever to slash planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles faces skepticism both about how realistic it is and whether it goes far enough.

DETROIT — Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of nearly 92,000 vehicles in the U.S. to park them outside because an electronic controller in an oil pump can overheat and cause fires.

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), in partnership with Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), is again participating in an internship program designed to increase the number of students from disadvantaged communities pursuing studies and careers in science, technology, …

The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $1.25 billion after no one beat the odds Tuesday night and won the massive lottery prize.

DETROIT — U.S. auto safety regulators have opened yet another investigation into safety problems with Tesla vehicles.

Amazon is adding video telemedicine visits in all 50 states to a virtual clinic it launched last fall, as the e-commerce giant pushes deeper into care delivery.

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