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HEAR Mascia

HEAR Joe Mascia on Hardline


The City Council candidate who was caught on tape using the N word to describe city leaders spent over an hour in studio taking calls with WBEN's Dave Debo on Hardline Sunday.

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ISIS

Nagi's Tweets: Did He Have a Right to Support ISIS?


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Much of the evidence against the Lackawanna man accused of attempting to join ISIL revolves around tweets he sent, pledging his allegiance to ISIL and its leader.
No Strike Yet

Verizon Workers To Stay On The Job During Talks


NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.
Empire State

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building


NEW YORK (AP) -- Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. Organizers say the Saturday night event was a first-of-its-kind live video projection. It
Training Camp

Bills Day 2: QB update, new defensive wrinkle


By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   Quarterbacks   (WGR550)  EJ Manuel did not take advantage of his first-team reps.  He was inaccurate for the better part of 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 work.  In one sequence, on three consecu
Robbery

Pharmacy Robbed


(WBEN Release)  On Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at approximately 5:50pm a Fort Erie Pharmacy was robbed.  Brodies Drug Store, located at 315 Ridge Road North was the target of a robbery.  A weapon was brandished by a masked male suspect who&n
Strike?

Possible Verizon Strike


(WBEN/AP)   Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as early as today if negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits.     The contract, which expires at the end of today, covers 39,000 employees from Massachuse
Protest

Protest at Peace Bridge


Although their crusade has less urgency this year, a group of travelers from Cuba will cross the Peace Bridge this morning. The Venceremos Brigade is an annual act of defiance against the United States restrictions on travel to Cuba. This year, 45 travele
Fighting

Problems at the Fair


(WBEN)  An assault that sent the victim to the hospital and what Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace described in a text message to WBEN's Ryan Hedrick as a “ruckus” caused police to shut down the Chautauqua County Fair early Satu
Officer Hurt

Buffalo Officer Hurt


(WBEN)  Reports this morning that a Buffalo Police officer sustained some facial injuries while chasing another vehicle last night. The crash happened just before 10PM at Kensington and Grider. Three people were arrested. The officer was treated at E
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