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Clearing Drains

Towns Work to Clear Storm Drains

Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Highway superintendents throughout the area are racing against the clock to clear snow from storm drains to prevent flooding.
Roof Problems

Roof Problems at Grand Island Auto Dealership

Grand Island, N.Y. (WBEN) - The weight of the water-laden snow is causing stress on roofs across western New York.  There are reports this morning of problems at the Fucillo Hyundai dealership in Grand Island.

Lancaster Takes Input on 'Redskins' Nickname

Hundreds gathered to share their input on the controversial mascot.
Ford Plant

Fire at Ford Plant

Woodlawn, N.Y. (WBEN) - Multiple fire companies were called to the Ford Plant in Woodlawn Tuesday night to battle a fire in the middle of the plant.  The fire was described a "minor" by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz but was complicated due to the size of the facility.

Report: Bills to Trade Alonso to Eagles for McCoy

Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Bills are making another big move. The Bills are trading Kiko Alonso to Philadelphia.
Whooping Cough

Confirmed Case of Whooping Cough in Orchard Park Schools

Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Orchard Park Schools report a case of whooping cough in the district.
Run Taps

Falls Residents Urged to Run Taps

Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) The Niagara Falls Water Board is advising residents to keep taps running to prevent lines from freezing up.
Reported Bias

Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday.
Age of Resp.

NY Considers Raising Age of Criminal Responsibility

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and juvenile justice reformers say New York should stop automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adults.
Minimum Wage

Cuomo Launches Another Push for Higher Minimum Wage

(WBEN) Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking in Buffalo Tuesday morning, pressed again for a hike in the New York State minimum wage, unveiling an initiative that would boost it to $10.50 across the state, and $11. 50 in New York City.
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