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Debate

Cuomo and Three Challengers Debate Tonight


Tonight's Buffalo-based  debate between Gov. Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino and two third-party candidates is the only one to be held before the election.

INSIDE:  MEET THE MINOR PARTY CHALLENGERS |  Also: Siena Poll says Top Incumbent Democrats Win
 
Twitter Prank

Student Charged in Twitter Prank


Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A 16 year old St. Joe's student has been charged with a Twitter prank over the weekend.
 
Ebola

Ebola Airport Checks Expand; Nurses Get Training


The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease.
Abductions

Suspect in Attempted Abductions Arrested; Car Found


Buffalo Police may be close to sounding the all-clear after several alleged abduction attempts in the city.
Hot Housing

City Housing a Hot Property


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A City Observatory study says Buffalo is seeing a population boom, with more millennials buying homes in the city. That's been keeping real estate brokers busy.
 
Cemetery Theft

State Police Investigate Theft of Legion Flag Holders from Cemeteries


Batavia, NY (WBEN) State Police and Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the theft of almost 400 US American Legion Flag Holders from several cemeteries in the Bryon-Bergen region of Genesee County. The Flag Holders were discovered over the weekend, it is unknown when the larceny may have taken place.

 
5 More Companies

Five Companies Added to STARTUP NY at UB


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) UB says another five companies will add 123 jobs Under STARTUP NY. They'll be based on or near the UB campus.
 
Season Not Over

Bills Sign Tanner, Place Spiller on IR/Designated to Return


Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) CJ Spiller's season is not quite over. The Bills have placed him on the injured reserve/designated to return list.
 
Airport Screening

Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.
 
Moving Downtown

Millennial Shift: Young & Restless Flock To Buffalo


A new study from the City Observatory finds a trend of recent college graduates moving into downtowns, with Buffalo showing a 34 percent increase since 2000 in college graduates ages 25 to 35.






 
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To what do you attribute the double-digit growth of "millennials" moving to or near downtown Buffalo?
  It's "trendy"
  Increased job opportunities in the city
  Affordable real estate and rents
  All of the above
 
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