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Protests at Colonial Circle bring forth Antifa/Black Lives Matter and pro-Trump supporters. July 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 21, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Emotions ran high at Sunday afternoon’s protests along Bidwell Parkway in the City of Buffalo. Colonial Circle was the epicenter of the demonstrations as supporters of President Donald Trump’s gathered to voice their support while members of the local Black Lives Matter...
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Elise Taft shows off the frozen towel she's using to keep herself cool while working at CanalFest. July 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 19, 2019 - 11:56 pm
By: Grace Ippolito TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - CanalFest of the Tonawanda's is in full swing but Friday is the toughest day yet because it will be the hottest day of the year so far and with that, we spoke with a few workers who have to deal with the heat and how they stay hydrated at a time like this...
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Tom Puckett
July 19, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Area agencies which help refugees are urging the Trump administration to reconsider a reported proposal where the administration could virtually shut down the refugee resettlement program in Fiscal Year 2020. Representatives of the New York Immigration Coalition and the Western...
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Pembroke, N.Y. (WBEN) - Emergency crews spent hours at the scene of a tractor trailer rollover on the 90 Westbound near the Pembroke exit Friday morning. A big rig overturned around 4am, went off the Thruway and landed on Rt. 5. Right lane still blocked on Thruway west at Pembroke due to tractor-...
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Tom Puckett
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It'll be a hot and busy weekend in WNY. As you check out the numerous festivals, fire officials are urging you to stay safe and stay hydrated. The heat index is forecast to exceed 100, and Dr. Joe Bart of the Buffalo Fire Department says there's a misconception about when to...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:49 am
Local museums are gearing up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this Saturday. The Buffalo Museum of Science is getting ready for what many call the pinnacle of human achievement with many events and activities planned for the community. "We'll have activities all...
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Hamburger Water Tower in 2019. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The group planning to transform the Hamburg Water Tower into a giant hamburger will begin fundraising at this weekend's BurgerFest in Hamburg. The $1 million project that was pushed by Hamburg resident Chris Hannotte Luly will begin its fundraising by selling t-shirts with...
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Tom Puckett
July 18, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Blasdell, NY (WBEN) It's been a rough week for contractors working on a bus loop at Frontier High School. A gas line and an internet fiber line were both hit this week. On Tuesday, contractors digging hit the gas line, and Thursday, the internet cable fiber was hit, affecting internet and phone...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 18, 2019 - 1:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County lawmakers took a small step forward in the implementation of body cameras for the sheriff's department. During the regularly scheduled public safety committee meeting, the legislature unanimously approved an amendment on a resolution which would provide $600,000...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With oppressive heat and humidity on the way, the city of Buffalo and Niagara Falls are opening cooling centers for the weekend. Several air-conditioned cooling centers will be open in Buffalo on Friday, with some sites continuing to operate this weekend. Residents can also...
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