April Fool's

April Fool's Jokes Abound in WNY


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Check the date on the calendar and you'll notice it's April 1st--April Fool's Day. There are a couple of high profile pranksters out there having fun with all of us.
 
Out Like A Lion

Forget February, March Temps Were Also Below Normal


While the month of March  was no brutally cold February -- it was not normal either in terms of temperature or snowfall.
More Changes

Arkansas Governor Urges Changes to Religious Objection Bill


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.
 
Not Taking Tests

Rocky first year for the new GED and other equivalency tests


CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- The number of people taking high school equivalency exams in the U.S. plummeted - and the percentage who passed fell, too - in the year after a revamped, Common Core-inspired GED was introduced along with two new competing tests
Religion Debate

WBEN Extra: Can Freedom of Religion Equal Discrimination?


In Indiana, Arkansas and even New York, The question has become, where does religious freedom end and discrimination?

"I don't know about the Indiana case, but I do know that religious freedom is under grievous attack in the United States right now,"
   --  Rt. Rev. Richard Malone , Bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.


ALSO INSIDE: New York Law | Arkansas Follows Indiana | Protests
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