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What you need to know about the week ahead

Local employment data for April will be released Thursday, providing a final look at the pace of hiring in the Buffalo Niagara region. Hiring has been occurring at an annualized rate of around 2% in recent months.

THE Niagara Border Transportation Authority will hold an open house showcasing job opportunities, from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Downtown Bus Station, 181 Ellicott St. The NFTA is hiring operators, mechanics, custodians and helpers.

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The Buffalo Next team gives you insight into the region’s economic revitalization. Email tips to [email protected] or contact Buffalo Next editor David Robinson at 716-849-4435.