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It's a Deal

Tentative NYS Budget Agreement

ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed on a $142 billion budget that increases school funding by $1.4 billion, enhances legislative ethics rules and implements several of Cuomo's education reforms.
Mentall Illness?

When Should Doctor-Patient Confidentiality Be Breached?

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) There are reports the co pilot of the Germanwings plane was being treated for depression. Here in the US, there's a doctor patient privilege, but can that be breached to an employer or authorities?

Jamestown: A Horrifying Homicide Goes Unsolved

Jamestown, NY (WBEN) Nayla Hodnett was brutally murdered April of last year in Jamestown, but nearly a year later no arrest has been made-the question of who killed the 16-month-old remains unanswered.

Buffalo State Grad Believed to be Among Two Bodies Recovered

NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth.
Sunday Blitz

Buffalo Pothole Blitz

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With temperatures nudging past the freezing mark on Sunday, Public Works crews in Buffalo hit the streets to fill some of those bothersome potholes around the city.

Is County Clerk Chris Jacobs running for County Executive? HEAR HIM HERE

GOP Party leaders have been encouraging other possible candidates to get out of the way of a possible Jacobs run. But is he ready to announce yet? 

Click the headline above to hear the latest from his appearance on WBEN's Hardline program Sunday morning.

Poll: Who would Americans Consider Voting for in 2016?

In the latest CBS News Poll,  Jeb Bush remains the potential candidate with the most support from Republicans, and Hillary Clinton the Democrats. 

INSIDE:  The Issues | Other Candidates | Role of Religion

EXTRA: What Motivated Co-Pilot in Doomed Flight

LONDON (WBEN/AP) -- A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside.
"Even if we had all of his medical records and had conducted interviews with him, it would probably still be impossible to explain such an inexplicable act"

Sunday WBEN News Roundup

The search for a missing West Seneca woman had the worst possible outcome Saturday. The body of 83-year-old Eugenie Ehlers was recovered from Buffalo Creek. The incident is under investigation.
Too Far?

Dad Accused of Striking Coach After Daughter Cut From Team

MAHOPAC, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 46-year-old father punched his daughter's coach after she was cut from the varsity lacrosse team at a Mahopac school.

Do you think some of the medical privacy of pilots and others who hold our lives in their hands should be sacrificed?
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