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Tom Puckett
January 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The waters are starting to subside along Cazenovia Creek and the Buffalo River as ice jams broke apart, but not before dozens of homes were flooded. "Some of the waters are receding two feet, which has freed up the jamming we were seeing," says Mayor Brown. "About 100 homes have...
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Tom Puckett
January 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls has a travel advisory up until further notice. The city is asking residents stay off the roads and avoid unnecessary travel when possible. Those who are traveling are asked to exercise extreme caution, saying the potential for ice accumulation can cause...
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Tom Puckett
January 12, 2018 - 11:47 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN/AP) Despite ending the playoff drought, the Buffalo Bills are cleaning house in the coaching department. Offensive Coordinator Rick Dennison has been let go after one season. The Bills have parted ways with OC Rick Dennison. pic.twitter.com/MJiHsFZ9GX — Buffalo Bills (@...
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Randy Bushover
January 12, 2018 - 5:11 am
After 78 years in business, the iconic Menne Nursery on Niagara Falls Boulevard will see it's last customers on Saturday morning as they sell the remaining store items, fixtures and other nursery equipment at an auction sale that begins at 10am at the nursery. Online registration and pre-bidding is...
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Richard Root
January 12, 2018 - 4:52 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - If you're wondering why you're not hearing WBEN broadcasters saying "s#*thole" on the air, even when reporting the news, it's because the FCC would fine us, a lot, if we did. Well, if we said it during certain hours. You might be surprised to learn that, technically, we can...
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Tom Puckett
January 12, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It's that annual problem we deal with on the roads: potholes, when temperatures drastically change back and forth. Highway crews are preparing to deal with those bumps in the road. Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak says crews had a chance to work on those while the...
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Richard Root
January 12, 2018 - 3:50 am
Bentonville, AR (WBEN) - Sam's Club has announced they are closing 63 locations nationwide. Several locations in the greater Western New York area are closing, according to Business Insider. There are the stores in New York State that are scheduled to close: 2649 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 720...
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Jan 11, 2018; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the third period at KeyBank Center.
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Richard Root
January 12, 2018 - 2:41 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In their second home game of the week, the Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1. Highlights of the game include Brendan Guhle's first NHL point, 44 saves by Linus Ullmark in his season debut, and Jack Eichel's 18th goal of the season. The wins come on heels of a...
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