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Allan Harris
February 11, 2018 - 6:13 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP/WBEN) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10 p.m. World Cup leader Maren Lundby had a minor crash during training for the women's ski jumping normal hill final at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Norwegian jumper nailed the longest jump of 111...
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., walks to his office after speaking in the senate floor, at the Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted early Friday to reopen the government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, handing the measure off to the House for a pre-dawn debate where success is not assured. The vote was the first big step in a rush to pick up the pieces of a budget and spending plan that...
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Allan Harris
February 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP/WBEN) — A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said. The Amtrak train was heading from New York to Miami with about 139 people on board when the crash happened around 2:...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Great Arrow Ave. between Delaware and Elmwood was closed due to a gas leak on Tuesday morning. Crews are working on shutting off a valve and report some progress, with the flow of gas being diminished. Businesses nearby have been evacuated as a precaution. Tapestry Charter...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, leaves the House Chamber after voting on the Republican tax bill, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans muscled the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades through the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 20, 2017 - 3:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their paychecks in the new year. President Donald Trump...
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This photo provided by Washington State Patrol shows an Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Authorities reported "injuries and casualties." The train derailed about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Seattle before 8 a.m., spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5. (Washington State Patrol via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 1:13 pm
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing an undisclosed number of people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when...
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December 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
For the first of his annual state of the state proposals, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he wants legislation that would result in "the immediate removal of all firearms" from people who have been convicted of domestic violence offenses. The measure --which he says would include misdemeanor...
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