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Dave Debo
August 30, 2017 - 6:22 am
(WBEN) Charities in WNY and across the nation are stepping up their donation requests in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. CHECK THIS PAGE OFTEN TO SEE THE LATEST LOCAL EFFORTS. If your organization is sponsoring a relief event that is not on this list, send an email to [email protected] with all the...
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The disaster in Houston is unfolding on an epic scale, with the nation's fourth-largest city mostly paralyzed by the storm that has parked itself over the Gulf Coast. With nearly 2 more feet of rain expected on top of the 30-plus inches in some places, authorities worried the worst might be yet to...
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Hurricane Harvey remains virtually stalled near the coast and continues to drop heavy rain on the Houston and Galveston areas. In the past 48 hours, numerous spots in the region have measured more than 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain. Perspective: What That Much Rain Would Mean in WNY Hear...
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Allan Harris
August 27, 2017 - 7:33 am
(WBEN/AP) 9:40 a.m. Staff at a Houston television station broadcasting live coverage of Tropical Storm Harvey had to evacuate after water from nearby flood-prone Buffalo Bayou started to gush into the building. KHOU-TV tweeted images Sunday of water pushing through a front door and flooding the...
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August 18, 2017 - 1:17 pm
Bridgewater, NJ (AP) President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That's according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. Bannon was a key adviser to Trump's...
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For the second evening in a row, Erie County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in a high speed chase in the Southtowns, reaching speeds over 100 miles per hour through East Aurora and Orchard Park. The pursuit started around 4:30 a.m. Erie County Sheriff's Deputies have taken one person in custody,...
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(WBEN) A few weeks after ranmsomware took out all the computers at Erie County Medical Center. a major computer issue has hit the Buffalo News, and at least one distributor tells WBEN that he was told the paper's computers were hacked. The paper denies that is the case. In a statement on their...
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(WBEN/AP) - A big earnings gain from Apple is sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 points for the first time. Apple soared six percent in the first few minutes of trading Wednesday, accounting for all of the Dow's gain. Apple reported another strong quarter and released a strong...
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July 28, 2017 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says Gen. John F. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. That means Reince Priebus is out. Trump tweeted: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American." Michael...
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July 13, 2017 - 9:38 am
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s conviction in a $5 million corruption case has been overturned, according to court papers. In 2015, Silver – once one of the most powerful people in New York state politics – was convicted of fraud, extortion and money laundering – accepting bribes...
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