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WBEN Newsroom
October 26, 2019 - 8:11 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Early voting is underway for the first time in New York, and advocates hope the benefits of expanded ballot box access will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping the polls open for more than a single day. Voters in this autumn’s election can cast ballots at select polling...
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Brendan Keany
October 25, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP/WBEN) — Striking General Motors factory workers will put down their picket signs after approving a new contract that will end a 40-day strike that paralyzed the company's U.S. production. "I think the contract was fair; I think in all collective bargaining contracts, there's...
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Jessica Cameron sits with family members as Jonathon White is convicted of attempted murder and assault. October 25, 2019 (Pool Photo)
Mike Baggerman
October 25, 2019 - 5:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A jury found the ex-boyfriend of Jessica Cameron guilty of her attempted murder outside of a Tim Horton's in the City of Tonawanda. Jonathon White faces up to 25 years in prison for the brutal attack against his former girlfriend with whom he had four children. White, 29,...
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West Long Branch, New Jersey (WBEN) - Monmouth University just released a poll which shows what candy is America’s favorite Halloween treat. And to almost no one's surprise, America's favorite Halloween candy is.....Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! Favorite Halloween Candy - Cheri Preston ABC's Cheri...
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Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - Shots were fired late last night in the area of Springville Avenue and Cambridge in the Town of Amherst, not far from the UB South campus. Officers arrived and found a 31 year old man dead at the scene. Amherst Police are not releasing any information about a suspect, but...
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Tom Puckett
October 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Unions around the country are voting on whether to ratify the deal between the UAW and GM. Lockport Union 686 was one of the locals that rejected the deal, not surprisingly to Art Wheaton of the Worker Institute at Cornell. "I think there was some concern from Lockport. Over...
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Jonathon White in Erie County Court faces attempted murder charges after he set his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Cameron, on fire. October 24, 2019 (Pool Photo)
Mike Baggerman
October 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A verdict against Jonathon White could be reached as early as Friday. READ MORE: Jessica Cameron testifies after she was set on fire by ex-boyfriend in December White, 29, of North Tonawanda stands accused of the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Cameron, after...
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UAW Workers strike at the Tonawanda Engine Plant. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
October 25, 2019 - 2:42 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - According to results of a vote released early Friday morning, a tentative agreement between the United Auto Workers Local 774 at the Tonawanda plant and General Motors has been rejected. The results show 51.02% (603 votes) were in favor of rejecting the agreement while 48.98...
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Brendan Keany
October 24, 2019 - 5:06 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - While election day is still more than a week away, residents can begin voting Saturday, October 26, which will mark the first time early voting will be utilized in a statewide election in New York's history. Early Voting starts THIS SATURDAY. Don't wait until Election Day on...
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Tonawanda, NY (WBEN/AP) - Amazon says it's opening a new delivery station in the town of Tonawanda. Construction is already underway at Riverview Solar Technology Park, a 200-acre sustainable business park the Town of Tonawanda. The site is expected to open some time in 2020. “We want to thank...
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