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Video: A sneak peak at the Botanical Garden's blooming corpse flower

Morty, the corpse flower at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, is expected to bloom over the next 10 days, emitting an odor compared to rotting flesh. When it happens, it will be a rare spectacle: the plant only blossoms every six to 10 years, and only around five bloom in captivity each year worldwide.

One of those rare occurences was July 21, 2013, at the U.S. Botanical Garden, which recorded the bloom. Here, via time-lapse video, is a preview of what the plant at the Botanical Gardens will be doing very soon:

Review live blog: Cuomo in Buffalo; first event since Moreland uproar

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is in Buffalo this morning to speak about a “major job creation” program that is part of his Start-Up NY initiative, but new jobs may not be what draws the most attention.

His visit to UB’s South Campus in Buffalo follows a front-page article in the New York Times that placed his administration under fire five days ago.

Video: Polo in its heyday

It has been a few decades since the heyday of the Knoxes and polo competition at their estate in East Aurora, when matches attracted large crowds to watch riders on horseback thundering across the polo field.

Polo is coming back to East Aurora this weekend. Get ready by watching this nine-minute lesson from the sport's heyday. The video, posted on YouTube, was taken during the 1930 Westchester Cup polo matches. The film of the competition between U.S. and England comes complete with instructions in how to appreciate the game.

Updates: Marcell Dareus in Hamburg Town Court

Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is in Hamburg Town Court today for alleged May 30 street-racing crash.

Live Blog Live blog: Marcell Dareus in Hamburg Town Court

Audio: Brian Meyer talks about 43 North competition on Press Pass

WBFO's Eileen Buckley, Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss the 43 North competition, part of the Buffalo Billion initiative, intended to lure entrepreneurs to Buffalo.

Riders set off for Roswell

About 8,000 riders are expected to take part in today's Ride for Roswell, and participants and spectators alike were documenting the event on Twitter this morning:

Live updates: Army Maj. Patrick W. Miller returns to WNY

Live Blog Army Maj. Patrick W. Miller returns to WNY

Video: Frank Lloyd Wright Filling Station

Live updates: Where to go to watch the World Cup

Live Blog Live updates: Where to go to watch the World Cup

Video: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on heroin legislation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a visit to Buffalo Tuesday spoke about initiatives to deal with growing heroin epidemic including increased penalties, a public awareness campaign, requiring insurance companies to provide treatment.

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