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Xmas Weather

White Christmas? Go West!


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- If it's a white Christmas you're after, you'd better follow this familiar advice: Go West.  Here in WNY, the only white we're seeing is what's left along the roads and in parking lots.
 
Christmas Wish

Pope Wishes Christmas Hope


VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis focused his concern on those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out refugees, hostages and others suffering in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine as he prayed for hope and peace Thursday.
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Dynasties

Americans Seem OK With Political Dynasties


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Again? Really?  There here are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president.
The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible.
Tracking Santa

NORAD Volunteers Warn Kids to be Asleep for Santa Visit


PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) -- Once a year, dozens of volunteers, from generals to people who live near North American Aerospace Defense Command at Colorado's Peterson Air Force Base, take calls from children around the world who want to find out where Santa is. It all started with a typo in a December 1955 newspaper ad that invited kids to call Santa, but the phone number it
No Empty Trucks

Empty Tractors Trailers Banned from Thruway Because of Wind Warning


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Thruway Authority is banning empty tractor trailers along the Thruway for the next couple of days because of the high wind warning.