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January 1, 2013

A look back at the year in news

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Tonawanda News — Lowry waived a felony hearing and the case has likely been forwarded to a grand jury for consideration.

Honorable mention

Niagara Falls was in the national spotlight when daredevil Nik Wallenda traversed the Niagara gorge on a tightrope, walking from the American side into Canada. Some questioned the validity of the stunt when sponsors required him to hear a tether if the event was to be broadcast live on ABC. 

Wallenda resisted, but eventually relented to wearing the safety device. As it turns out, he never missed a step as millions watched the stunt across the country and around the world.

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