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Ice Opens

Canalside Ice OPEN

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a summer of events celebrating Buffalo's waterfront, Canalside Buffalo has now turned its attention to the winter season and today is celebrating the opening of the canal ice surface.

Unprecedented: Sony Cancels "The Interview"

NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."
Interview Scrapped

One Local Theater Wasn't Planning on Showing 'The Interview'

East Aurora, NY (WBEN) One local movie theater owner admits "The Interview" was not on the radar. Not before the controversy, not before the cancellation of the Christmas Day release.
Fracking Reaction

Lawmakers React to Fracking Decision

Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Two area state lawmakers have contrasting opinions to today's decision to ban fracking in New York State.
Refugee Claim

Afghan Soldier Who Fled US Training Sent to Canada

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - One of three Afghan military officers detained after fleeing a U.S. training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan has been allowed to make a refugee claim in Canada.
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NYC Premiere of Rogen Film Canceled as Threats Fly

NEW YORK (AP) -- The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.
No to Fracking

New York Will Move to Prohibit Fracking

Albany, NY (WBEN) The state DEC is recommending a ban on fracking in New York. This comes during a cabinet meeting in Albany.
Cuba Policy

Obama: US Ending Outdated Approach to Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared the end of America's "outdated approach" to Cuba Wednesday, announcing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as economic and travel ties with the communist island - a historic shift in U.S. policy that aims to bring an end to a half-century of Cold War enmity.
App for That

Customs & Border Protection Launch Wait Time App

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - People traveling between the United States and Canada or Mexico have a new tool to avoid long waits at the border.
Hear Reaction

In Depth: Police and the Community

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following Tuesday's sometimes noisy community meeting on police relations in Buffalo, Mayor Byron Brown sat down in studio this morning with John Zach and Susan Rose to go in depth on the evolving issue. 
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