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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:57 am
(WBEN) Democrats may have found their candidate to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in November, but the issue isn't quite settled yet, with Erie County Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner suggesting that three other candidates are likely to still petition for a primary. Last week, the chairs of each...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
A new Siena College Poll has President Obama at the top of the list of most favored living presidents in New York State, with President Trump at the bottom. But for both of them, the support is primarily coming from their own party. Only President George H.W. Bush has high favorability ratings...
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Randy Bushover
February 19, 2018 - 4:02 am
The AAA reports that the average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region has dropped by about a penny to $2.68. That's twenty-five cents more than the cost one year ago. Moog Inc. has agreed acquire Czech Republic firm VUES. The purchase price is $65 million in cash. VUES designs and...
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February 18, 2018 - 11:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — This wasn't the first time Devante Smith-Pelly has had racial taunts directed at him during a hockey game. And the Washington Capitals forward knew immediately what the intent of the message was when a few fans began chanting "basketball, basketball, basketball," while...
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Lakeview Road in Hamburg (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 18, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A 2016 survey released by AAA found that 30 million drivers in the United States needed significant repairs on their vehicles as a result of potholes. "They can damage your rims and your tires," Brent Franklin, the shop foreman for AAA's service department, said. "They can...
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Neil McManus
February 18, 2018 - 3:48 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriffs say that a head-on collision Sunday afternoon has sent three people to the hospital. According to deputies, a pick-up was traveling southbound on Route 93 when it crossed the center line and struck another pick-up. Both drivers and a passenger in one...
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