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Tim Wenger
April 20, 2018 - 6:16 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Not in recent memory has there been a winter that seemed as endless as this one. Measureable snow and frigid temperatures for Spring will be a thing of the past as an area of much milder and more seasonable weather spreads across Western New York through the weekend and into...
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Randy Bushover
April 20, 2018 - 5:41 am
Dairy Queen® is giving fans a sneak peek of the new Summer Blizzard® Treat Menu with free VIP tastings at select sites across the country. The one location in the Buffalo area is at 6711 Transit Road in Lancaster, with the tastings from 7-9pm on Tuesday, April 24th. Tops Friendly Markets has...
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Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press. The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of interactions that Comey had with Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing. Those encounters include a White House dinner at which Comey says Trump asked him for his loyalty. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 20, 2018 - 5:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police and Fire responded to reports of a home explosion at 36 Covington in North Buffalo at around 7pm Thursday night. When firefighters arrived on scene, the initial home structure was fully involved and destroyed and fire had spread to two neighboring homes. Santo...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:02 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the much-anticipated NFL Draft approaches, Buffalo Bills fans were busy Thursday night digesting the newly-released schedule for the upcoming NFL season. The highlight for Buffalo fans is the October 29th home Monday Night Football game for the Bills as they host the...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said that his lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, is a stronger candidate for New York's 27th Congressional District than the democratic challenger, Nathan McMurray. "There is a very strong feeling that Kathy Hochul would be a great...
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April 19, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) NFTA Metro Police officers are asking for help finding a missing teenager. Police say 14-year-old Beonica Henley was last seen Wednesday evening at a friend’s home in Buffalo. According to officers, the Buffalo teenager may have been at a Metro Rail location over the past 24...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signs three bills which will lower the tax rate for middle class citizens, provide subsidized college tuition to families making $110,000 or less, and create an innovation hub at the University at Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 5:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed a measure to lower taxes for middle class residents and began the next stage of his subsidized college tuition program. Governor Cuomo said that for people making between $40,000 and $150,000 the rate will go from 6.4 percent to 5.5...
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Tom Puckett
April 19, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 24-year-old Tong Rieang of Buffalo has been arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio on an indictment charging him with Murder in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the...
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