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Here comes the wind AGAIN!

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Along with the extremely mild conditions the western New York is in store for Friday will come a stiff wind!  A Wind Advisory is in place for the Niagara Frontier through 10pm with winds forecast from 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph at times.
Allentown LGBTQ

LGBTQ Group Seeks "Community-Based Solutions" in Allentown

“Queers for Racial Justice” is an LGBTQ advocacy group which met on Thursday in response to the alleged assault of two gay men in Allentown last weekend.   
Loan Rejected

County Legislators Reject ECMC Borrowing Plan

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Althought a majority of Erie County Legislators voted in favor of a borrowing plan for ECMC, the plan was rejected Thursday. County Executive Mark Poloncarz says there's now an $18 million deficit to deal with.
Federal Probe

NCCC Under Federal Probe for Culinary Center Irregularities

Sanborn, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Community College says has received a federal subpoena for documents and information related the awarding of contracts regarding the Niagara Falls Culinary Institue and is cooperating with the investigation.  
Illegal Mexican

Mexican Man Arrested in Grand Island Appears in Federal Court

 A Mexican man who was arrested in Grand Island on February 14 appeared before a federal court in Buffalo on Thursday.
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.
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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