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FILE - This Aug. 8, 2018 file photo shows Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins as he leaves federal court in New York. In an about-face, Collins says he will suspend his re-election campaign after insider-trading indictment. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Mike Baggerman
August 16, 2018 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While local republicans are doing everything they can to take Congressman Chris Collins off the ballot in November following his indictment and suspension of his re-election campaign, democrats are exploring legal avenues to keep him on the ballot in November. "Election law...
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Rusty Nickel Brewing Company. August 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
August 16, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Upstate New York currently has a minimum wage of $10.40 with plans to increase it to $12.50 by 2020. Proponents of the rise in minimum wage said that doing so provides a living wage for people who often have to juggle multiple jobs to make a living. However, small business...
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Erie County GOP Chair Nick Langworthy with Ontario County GOP Chair Trisha Turner. August 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2018 - 11:28 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - County GOP leaders in the eight counties represented by New York’s 27th congressional district will begin contacting candidates to replace Congressman Chris Collins on the ballot in November with plans to interview the candidates next week. The meeting with the eight GOP...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 14, 2018 - 1:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State is investing $24 million into Western New York's waterfront. Approximately $10 million from New York State will be invested into the North Aud Block site at Canalside. The site, which is currently a pit at Canalside, will become a pedestrian-oriented area with...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
August 14, 2018 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After years of anticipation, a movie theater is returning to Main Street in the City of Buffalo on Thursday. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and The Benchmark Group announced on Tuesday that the Market Arcade will be the site of an AMC Movie Theater. The Benchmark Group invested...
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Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There's more than a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at stake in the selection process for Congressman Chris Collins' spot on the November ballot. With over a dozen people, most of whom in a current political position, vying for a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to...
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100 block of Seneca Street. August 13, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Matt Moran)
August 13, 2018 - 2:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - One man is in custody following a police standoff in the 100 block of Seneca Street on Monday afternoon. Police said they received a call to the building around 1:30 p.m. Police engaged the man but failed to convince him to leave his apartment inside the building which holds...
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August 13, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire responded to a reported hydraulic spill in Allentown on Monday morning. The spill happened on Allen Street between Main and Elmwood, leading to the closure of the road. Reports said the road has since reopened, but it's unclear what caused the spill.
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AMC Movie Theater. August 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The opening of the AMC Movie Theater on Main Street in the City of Buffalo should be relatively soon. Most of the work appears to be done on the outside and workers were seen on Friday contributing to the much-talked about project. City of Buffalo officials said that progress...
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201 Ellicott Street. August 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – 201 Ellicott Street could become one of the most bustling parts of the City of Buffalo. It’s a proposed mixed-use project that’s oversaw by Ciminelli Real Estate, who became the designated developer of the project in 2016. 201 Ellicott Street will be grounded by an Orchard...
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