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Baggage Fees

After Resisting for Years, JetBlue Adds Checked Bag Fee

NEW YORK (AP/WBEN) -- The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end.

Body Unclaimed

Body of Escaped Convict Richard Matt Goes Unclaimed


NEW YORK -- No one has claimed the body of escaped convict Richard Matt, a source involved in the disposal of the body tells CBS News. Authorities have reached out to Matt's estranged son, Nick Harris, 23, but have not gotten a response.

Legislators Push Tax Credit for Renewable Energy

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Legislators from both parties gathered in Buffalo this afternoon to talk about what they hope is the next form of renewable energy to catch on.
Different Story?

DA: Injured Killer Has Different Escape Story

Albany, NY (AP) A prosecutor says the inmate captured 22 days after breaking out of a northern New York prison claims to have used no power tools in the breakout.
Fatal Crash

Elderly Man Dies in Niagara County Crash

Somerset, NY (WBEN) A 79 year old man died in a morning accident in Niagara County this morning.
Enters the Race

Christie Opens 2016 Campaign, Long Climb Ahead

LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday and, never one to aim small, declared he's "out to change the world."

Bush's League

Breakfast in Buffalo: Jeb in Town to Fundraise

Some of Buffalo prominent Republicans  turned out at the Rich Products Atrium on Niagara Street for a fundraiser with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush 's presidential campaign.  

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Chris Christie
Christie Runs

VIDEO: Chris Christie Celebrates Outspokeness in Pre-Launch Video

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.  The Republican governor is set to launch his campaign Tuesday and is already out with his first campaign video.

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Next Step?

Lawmakers Speak on Capture, Need for Prison Reform

Sanborn, NY (WBEN) - After the weekend capture of David Sweat ended a nearly month-long manhunt for two convicts who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility, lawmakers were quick to ask for an investigation in to the escape.
Wage Hike?

Wage Board Recommends Raising Fast Food Wage

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The wage board empaneled by Governor Cuomo has recommended raising the minimum wage for fast food workers to $15 an hour. The panel, which includes Mayor Byron Brown, says details still have to be ironed out.
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