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Warming Up

A February To Remember, Warmth On The Way Already

Temperatures warm up to around 60 degrees today, before peaking even higher tomorrow.
"We wil get even warmer today," says National Weather Service Meteorologist John Hitchcock.

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Zellner Role

Zellner Tabbed As Commissioner of Erie County Board of Elections

Jeremy Zellner, who is currently the chairman of the Erie County Democrats, added a new line to his resume officially on Thursday. Zellner is now the Democratic Commissioner for the Erie County Board of Elections.

Lockport Fire Hearing Adjourned until March 16th

Lockport, NY (WBEN) The teen charged with criminally negligent homicide and arson was back in a courtroom as the fact finding hearing continues.
Super Sunday

Super Sunday hockey championships set for Sunday

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 33rd annual "Super Sunday" High School Club Hockey Championships on Sunday. 

Trump Ruling On Transgender Access Could Have Local Effects

(WBEN) The transgender lavatory and locker room rule that was struck down at the federal level Wednesday by the Trump administration sends ripples through the region, causing concern in the LGBTQ community, and possible changes in school policies.
Schumer Visit

Senator Schumer on immigration and protests in WNY visit

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer discussed town hall protests and President Trump's upcoming executive orders on immigration in his visit to Buffalo on Wednesday.
Family Court

Family Court Differences from General Court

Lockport, NY (WBEN) As the hearing continues into the 14 year old accused of being an accomplice in last year's Lockport tire recycling plant fire, we wanted to know some key difference between the proceedings going on in family court compared to general court.
Andrew Cuomo, John Flanagan, Sandra Lee, Didi Barrett, Billy Joel.
Cancer Funding

Gov. Cuomo moves to cut cancer funding

ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a $25 million cut to programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other health threats.

The Democratic governor's administration says specific reductions, to be made by state health officials, would make health programs more efficient.

Trump Administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.

Cuomo proposal for lodge on Niagara Falls island still alive

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still considering a state-owned island near the brink of Niagara Falls as a possible location for a privately operated lodge.
Did the Trump administration do the right thing in lifting transgender student bathroom protections?
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