Silver Fired

Silver Scandal: Asbestos Law Firm Fires Assembly Speaker

Days before he is expected to leave his leadership post, NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has one less job now that one of the law firms at the center of his federal corruption charges has let him go,

WBEN Extra: Measles 101

A measles outbreak whose spread originated at Disneyland has grown to 95 cases, adn is igniting the immunization debate again.

INSIDE:  Hear from Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein MD. 
SEE ALSO: Symptoms, Photos, & More
Super Bowl Cap

Outfitting the Super Bowl Winner With a WNY Product

(WBEN) - This Sunday when the confetti flies and the Lombardi Trophy is handed out it won't be to the Buffalo Bills, but whoever wins will be wearing a Buffalo product of sorts.

ALSO INSIDE: Marshawn Lynch Faces Hat Fine
Teacher Cuts

Pine Valley School Board Makes Deep Cuts

South Dayton, NY (WBEN) The Pine Valley Central School Board is trimming the fat on their 2015-16 budget by cutting 13 jobs including 9 full time teachers. The long drawn-out decision may help save the district stay out of the financial turmoil that many rural districts find themselves in these days. 

Who's In?

Another Candidate for NY Assembly Speaker Drops Out

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, has dropped his candidacy to become the new leader of the state Assembly, reducing the field to three.
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