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Happy Returns?

Keeping Your Christmas Returns as Happy as Possible

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As you start thinking about post-Christmas returns, the Better Business Bureau has some advice for you.
High Winds
High Winds

High Winds Leave Trail of Damage

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — High winds have damaged two buildings in Buffalo and prompted gale warnings on Lake Ontario and wind advisories for travelers.

Nursing Home

Christmas Night Fire Evacuates Williamsville Nursing Home

Fire fighters were called to the St. Francis Home on Reist Street in Williamsville after a smoky blaze Christmas Night.. Minor damages were reported.

Tasers Over Guns?

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In the ongoing debate on how to better relations between police and community, the question of whether or not police officers should carry guns has been thrown around by some.
Bruno Bill

AG: Taxpayers Pick Up Tab for Ex Sen Bruno's Fraud Trial

New York's attorney general has approved $2.4 million for the legal defense bills of a former state senate leader acquitted of federal fraud charges.
Fatal Dispute

Woman Charged in Fatal Dispute

ANDOVER, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 52-year-old Allegany County woman is in jail without bail after being charged with shooting a man to death in a property dispute.
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.
George W. Bush, Bill Clinton

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
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