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GOV. ELIOT SPITZER RESIGNATION ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER
Silver Fired

Silver Scandal: Asbestos Law Firm Fires Assembly Speaker


Days before he is expected to leave his leadership post, NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has one less job now that one of the law firms at the center of his federal corruption charges has let him go,
Measles

WBEN Extra: Measles 101


A measles outbreak whose spread originated at Disneyland has grown to 95 cases, adn is igniting the immunization debate again.

INSIDE:  Hear from Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein MD. 
SEE ALSO: Symptoms, Photos, & More
Super Bowl Cap

Outfitting the Super Bowl Winner With a WNY Product


(WBEN) - This Sunday when the confetti flies and the Lombardi Trophy is handed out it won't be to the Buffalo Bills, but whoever wins will be wearing a Buffalo product of sorts.

ALSO INSIDE: Marshawn Lynch Faces Hat Fine
Teacher Cuts

Pine Valley School Board Makes Deep Cuts


South Dayton, NY (WBEN) The Pine Valley Central School Board is trimming the fat on their 2015-16 budget by cutting 13 jobs including 9 full time teachers. The long drawn-out decision may help save the district stay out of the financial turmoil that many rural districts find themselves in these days. 

 
Who's In?

Another Candidate for NY Assembly Speaker Drops Out


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, has dropped his candidacy to become the new leader of the state Assembly, reducing the field to three.
 
Bus Crash

School Bus Crash in Clymer


Clymer, NY (WBEN) Six children were taken to a Pennsylvania hospital after the school bus they were on slid and overturned.
 
Pot Seizure

13 Pounds of Pot, 1 Pound of "Shatter" Seized


Jamestown, NY (WBEN) Jamestown Police on Thursday afternoon seized 13 pounds of marijuana and nearly one pound of a drug called "Shatter," a new street drug with a high concentration in THC.

 
Meth Bust

One-Pot Lab Discovered in Dunkirk


Dunkirk, NY (WBEN) Federal and local drug agents raided a house in Dunkirk on Wednesday night and discovered a one-pot meth lab.

 
Talking a Bit

Lynch Gives Most Extensive Answers of Super Bowl Week


PHOENIX (AP) -- After a couple of days of giving only scripted answers, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week.

 
Questioning

Lawmakers to Review Transportation Funding


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - There's new leadership at the New York Thruway Authority but no new answers for lawmakers asking about tolls on the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
 
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  Game!
  Anything 'deflategate'!
  All of it!
 
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