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$15 Min. Wage

Experts See Minimum Wage Debate Extending to More Industries




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- A $15 minimum wage is another step closer to official for fast food workers in New York State.It's a movement, though, that's far from over in the Empire State.
Mascia

Mascia Staying In Race Despite Poor Chances


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Despite being recorded using the N-word while talking about Mayor Byron Brown and other black politicians, Joe Mascia says he's staying in the race for Buffalo Common Council.
Missing Woman

Amherst Police Searching for Missing Elderly Woman



Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Yuanrong Li, 73, does not speak English well, according to the police department, and does not have any identification.
LaGuardia

Cuomo Announces New LaGuardia Airport



Good news for Buffalo travelers who use LaGuardia. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild the airport.
One Buffalo

Bills' Brandon To Replace Black as President of Sabres


 The Buffalo Sabres and team president Ted Black have parted ways, in a mutual agreement that will see his role combined with Bills president  and Managing Partner Russ Brandon, the team announced Monday, 
Ice Cream

Ice Cream Truck Driver Arrested for DWI-Drugs




Clarence, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Deputies began investigating Friday evening near Emily Court in Clarence after complaints of the driver screaming at people while wearing nothing but his underwear.
Coming to UB

UB Speakers Series: Kevin Spacey, Laverne Cox & More


The University At Buffalo's distinguished speakers' series for this next year touches on transgendered issues, homelessness, technology and the arts. And anyone wondering about the power of Netflix need not look to far on the schedule.
Photonics

NY Wins $600 Million Hub for Photonics Research, Development




ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Rochester has been chosen as the national headquarters for a photonics hub that will be launched with more than $600 million in federal, state, university and industry investment.
Wage Hike

Wage Board Finalizes Fast Food Hike to $15 Today



New York's wage board finalizes a report endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers Monday.
Party Changes

LeSean McCoy's Private Party: Alcohol Free & Not Just for Women Anymore


(WBEN) After he advertised for a women only party on his Instagram feed last week, newly acquired Buffalo Bill running back LeSean McCoy has sent out an announcement on social media about a much tamer event than was first imagined.   Since the media
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