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 Jack Eichel, Marcus Foligno,  Rasmus Ristolainen
Eichel Scores!

Eichel Doesn't Disappoint as Sabres Lose Opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Jack Eichel put the crowd on their feet at First Niagara Center with the one and only Buffalo Sabres goal Thursday night in their season opener.  Kyle Turris scored twice and the Ottawa Senators won a coach's challenge to overturn a goal by Buffalo in the third period to hang on for a 3-1 victory over the Sabres.

Falls Mayoral Hopefuls Square Off in Debate

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and challenger John Accardo dueled for a half hour in a debate.
Unity Island

New Signage Identifies Newly-Named Unity Island

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new sign was unveiled in the City of Buffalo that identifies the newly-named Unity Island.

Rally to Protest Riverbend Hiring Changes

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At a protest outside the soon to be Solar City plant at Riverbend, community activists gathered to bring to light the reduction of minority and women hiring goals.
LeSean McCoy, Percy Harvin, Robert Woods
Out Longer

Bills Running Back McCoy Says He Could Miss 3 More Games

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says he could miss another three games because of a pulled left hamstring.
Campus Shooting

1 Fatally Shot at Texas Southern University Housing Complex

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University housing complex.
Guilty Plea

Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty in Hatchet Attack on Girlfriend

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 50-year-old Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a hatchet attack on his girlfriend and an assault on her 11-year-old daughter.

NY minimum wage push spurs US debate, faces hurdles at home

(AP) New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.
Newt Gingrich

GOP Speaker Solution: Return of Newt Gingrich?

There is a suggestion being raised that the GOP could resolve it's dilemma over who should be the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, by turning once again to former Speaker Newt Gingrich.  Or Paul Ryan. Or Someone Else.


HS Football

WBEN Extra: High School Football Injuries, Deaths

Player safety has football's spotlight, from the NFL to Pop Warner football for little kids.

 INSIDE:  Study says Brain Injuries Occur in Players Without Concussions | Five Deaths Nationwide in HS Football | Liveline Interviews
Where do you weigh in on the risks of concussion and serious injury as a result of high school contact sports?
  Too risky to be played
  Needs to be safer
  Injuries are inevitable
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