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Tom Puckett
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The man who managed Donald Trujmp's 2016 campaign says all indications are Trump should win re-election in 2020. Corey Lewandowski hopes locally a special election will be called sooner rather than later in NY27. "As I travel the country, I see the economic opportunities people...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
October 23, 2019 - 12:51 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - At a public meeting at the Buffalo Museum of Science on Tuesday evening, state health officials discussed some new initiatives that will be implemented to mitigate the higher cancer rates in East Buffalo/Western Cheektowaga. The State Department of Health, after a year-long study,...
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Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse in Buffalo. June 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wednesday marks the first day that New York's controversial Green Light Law will be challenged in a federal courtroom. The law would allow undocumented immigrants the ability to receive a driver's license in New York State. Advocates of the law argue that people in the...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, the Tonawanda Police Department held a brief press conference and ceremony, as the SPCA serving Erie County honored officer Jake McCormick with a bravery award. The @SPCAErieCounty has just awarded Tonawanda Police Officer Jake McCormick a bravery award for...
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Tom Puckett
October 22, 2019 - 3:37 pm
Detroit, MI (WBEN) Jeffery Pietrzyk, a former high-level official in the UAW’s General Motors Department, pleaded guilty today to conspiring with other UAW officials to engage in honest services fraud by taking over $123,000 in bribes and kickbacks from UAW vendors and contractors and to conspiring...
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Tom Puckett
October 22, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Sheriff's Office says it has reached “Sustained Substantial Compliance” with the United States Department of Justice (US DOJ) and its oversite committee. In a recent inspection, audit, and proceeding exit conference conducted by the U.S. DOJ’s oversight committee...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2019 - 1:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo's mayor and the Erie County executive touted progress made in the battle against lead in homes. Mayor Byron Brown said that thousands of parcels of land have been inspected in recent years and the city has replaced more than 100 water lines that contained lead in it...
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Tom Puckett
October 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As we enjoyed temperatures in the upper 60s Monday, the meteorologists were behind a curtain looking into their crystal ball and putting the finishing touches on their long range winter forecasts. Looking at atmospheric trends, historical statistics and applying the...
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Lower Main Street. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you hoped to drive your car on Lower Main Street in Buffalo, you'll have to wait another year as construction crews will yield their work while NFTA works on the DL&W Terminal in 2020. Because of the NFTA's work, construction crews will not be able to continue working...
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Amy M. Nagy - Sinatra & Company Real Estate
Brendan Keany
October 21, 2019 - 7:19 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Both Sinatra & Company and Ellicott Development will be the first to admit that there is still a long ways to go in the Elmwood Crossing development project. However, the project cleared a critical hurdle - the Buffalo Planning Board's acceptance of the final environmental...
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