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Buffalo Reacts to Jon Bon Jovi Open Letter

Shutterstock_JonBonJoviOn Sunday, prospective Buffalo Bills owner Jon Bon Jovi tried to reassure locals via an open letter in the Buffalo News.

However, because the letter did not categorically state that the team would never be moved away from Buffalo under his watch, most locals were not amused. Here’s a sampling of the 200+ reader comments left at press time:

nofuntown: Get lost you Jersey gel head.

Daryl DuVall: He needs to sign a binding contract that says he would never move the Bills, under penalty of death… Then and only then will I believe him.

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Buffalo Reacts to Mo Rocca’s Millard Fillmore Piece

Two weeks ago on Super Bowl Sunday, CBS Sunday Morning‘s Mo Rocca celebrated the 50th anniversary of the chicken wing from the delicacy’s culinary birthplace – Buffalo. This morning, the roving correspondent was back in the area for a Presidents Day weekend look at 13th POTUS Millard Fillmore (1850-55).

There’s no doubt the Fillmore piece is the better of the two. It may also, under the test of its own time and buttressed by the greater gravitas of the subject matter, stand as one of Rocca’s most artfully realized video essays.

On Twitter, Broadway press agent Joe Perrotta and a couple of Fillmore home region-connected folks were quick to voice their concerns about the impact on Buffalo’s PR image of Rocca’s look at the questionable legacy of this largely forgotten Commander-in-Chief:

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