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Mike Baggerman
June 26, 2019 - 6:29 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN) - Tuesday's Medal of Honor ceremony in the White House was not just emotional for David Bellavia and his family and friends, but also for soldiers who were in attendance. Thirty-two Iraq War soldiers were in attendance, including about a dozen who served with Bellavia in...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 25, 2019 - 10:25 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres are bringing back their 'Fan Fest' event, this time as an opportunity to kick off their 50th Anniversary season. The team announced on Tuesday that the Fan Fest will take place on Saturday, August 17 at Alumni Plaza in front of KeyBank Center. The event will...
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Panelists and state officials take tour of Canalside as part of Skyway corridor competition. June 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A group of ten panelists will decide the winner of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ideas competition for Buffalo's Skyway. Governor Cuomo announced the competition in February and later announced the ten panelists in April. But what exactly will they be looking at? Governor Cuomo's...
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Mural created by Muhammad Zaman at People's Park. June 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
June 22, 2019 - 6:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - People's Park in Buffalo has a new mural thanks to Buffalo's Muhammad Zaman. "Muhammad creates artwork in the languages that make up his identity: English, Bengali, and Arabic" Mara Montante, the director of the park, said. "His canvas paintings and wall murals layer powerful...
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Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2019 - 1:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is planning to extend the current Erie County Whistleblower Hotline to include tips on illegal aliens, with the intention to forward the tips to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Earlier this month, the New York State...
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Ulysses Wingo. June 21, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2019 - 12:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Common Councilman Ulysses Wingo was blunt when asked on Friday for his reaction to the Buffalo School Board's decision on Wednesday to ban him from school property for 18 months, which means he won't be able to attend his son's graduation this year or his daughter's...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 20, 2019 - 5:34 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In a busy meeting Wednesday night, the Buffalo school board tackled a number of high profile issues before the end of the school year. The Board addressed the recent incident of Common Councilman Ulysees Wingo bringing a firearm to Riverside High School by banning him from...
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Shakespeare in Delaware Park. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thursday marks the return of Shakespeare in Delaware Park. This summer is the 44th year of the free plays for anyone to enjoy at the hill inside the park across from the Albright Knox Art Gallery by Marcy Casino. The first run of shows will feature a local cast performing The...
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Deflated Paddock Golf Dome. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2019 - 8:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Drivers on the 290 in Tonawanda on Wednesday may have noticed something missing. The Paddock Golf Dome deflated early Wednesday morning. "It's time for another one," Town of Tonawanda Superintendent Mark Campanella told WBEN while noting the current dome is 17 years old. "The...
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Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Wednesday is the final scheduled session day in Albany in 2019, but don’t think that it means lawmakers will call it quits for the year just because time ran out in the day. Multiple state politicians and staffers have told WBEN that they’re expecting to remain in Albany...
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