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November 11, 2017 - 6:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saturday is Veteran's Day and WBEN spoke with some local veterans including David Bellavia, Michael Caputo, and Don Alessi. Bellavia served in the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant in Iraq during the Battle of Fallujah. Today, he works with EMPact America and is also the co-host...
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Mike Baggerman
November 11, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on Thursday announced this year's auction sponsored by the Buffalo Police Athletic League. The auction will run on Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Franklin Street in Downtown Buffalo. "This is always an...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new regulations Friday that seek to crack down on employers keeping hourly workers "on call," available to be called in at a moment's notice. The new labor rules would establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and require...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:26 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's been three weeks since the USS Little Rock LCS 9 Commissioning Committee, led by Chairman Maurice L. Naylon III, received the message they had been waiting for. It came from Command Todd Peters, commanding officer of LCS Crew 109. Commander Peters confirmed the USS...
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November 10, 2017 - 8:16 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - There were tears for many reasons inside the cafeteria at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo on Bryant Street Friday night. At the end of a successful and efficient move day to the new Oishei Children's Hospital, there were tears of sadness that the long service to the...
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Tom Puckett
November 10, 2017 - 4:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The move to the new Oishei Children's Hospital has been smooth say hospital officials. "We're ahead of schedule. Everything has been seamless. The plan we've been talking about has been executed to perfection," says Kaleida's Jody Lomeo. "We're looking at sometime this evening...
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Tom Puckett
November 10, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Niagara, NY (WBEN) State Police say a domestic incident led to shelter in place yesterday in the town of Niagara. Troopers say 57 year old Michael Greaser tried to block his wife from leaving their home, threatening to shoot her and himself with a long gun. Greaser's wife was eventually able to get...
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November 10, 2017 - 8:41 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Right on schedule, at 7:01am, 12 year old Olivia Reger was whisked out of Women and Children's Hospital on Bryant Street. The scene was more like that of a celebrity surrounded by a paparazzi of photographers and media as she was bundled in blankets and wheeled into the first...
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Bryant St. Women's and Children's Hospital
Richard Root
November 10, 2017 - 6:12 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - With all of the excitement over the move from the Bryant Street campus to the new campus on Ellicott Street, you might think the fate of the old building was put on the back burner. In reality, the opposite is the case. Children's Hospital spokesman Michael Hughes says they...
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