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Bob Confer
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Industrialist and columnist
Industrialist and columnist

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Grab your binoculars. You'll be able to see Comet 21P for the next few days. My nature column about that:
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Periodically in my All WNY News nature column I will highlight stretches of the Erie Canalway Trail. I've started by analyzing the stretch from Orangeport to Canal Road. Hope to see you on the trail!
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If you missed me on WBEN Sunday morning you can listen to my appearance on Kevin Hardwick's Hardline here:
8-26 Hardline Hour 1
8-26 Hardline Hour 1
wben.radio.com
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If you get health insurance through your employer you know the constant pressure for best practices (and better outcomes) as a means to save money for your boss and your family. In my newest column I say that same pressure needs to be exerted in Medicaid in order to cut costs and lessen the massive impact on taxpayers:
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Is that an orchid in your backyard? It is. But some consider it a weed. Here's this week's nature column discussing that wildflower:
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My newest column is a MUST READ for all New York business owners, managers, and supervisors. A little known law passed with the state budget requires you to update your sexual harassment policy and deliver interactive training on an annual basis
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Last week's installment of my nature & outdoors column looked at how you can augment your outdoor experience with amateur radio. A big thing is the peace of mind that it gives you when hiking or camping in the vast swaths of upstate New York that don't have cell phone coverage but are served well by ham radio repeaters
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My newest opinion column calls for more forest rangers in the Adirondacks. It's a message that needs to be heard -- and acted upon -- by all New Yorkers. The Adirondacks belong to all of us. The Park is OUR responsibility
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This week's installment of "Exploring the Niagara Frontier" answers one of life's most pressing questions: What are those tiny pink flowers in your lawn?
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After a 12-month hiatus, I'm back to writing my "Exploring the Niagara Frontier" nature and science columns for AllWNY News. This week's installment looks at little critters that have been scaring Western New Yorkers into believing they've brought Lyme disease-carrying ticks into their homes:
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