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Mike Baggerman
January 15, 2020 - 12:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wednesday is the first day that adoptees can apply for their original birth certificates. For decades, records were sealed until Albany lawmakers voted to pass a bill last year that was later signed by Governor Cuomo. In order to obtain the original birth certification,...
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Queen City Landing Rendering
Queen City Landing Rendering
Mike Baggerman
January 14, 2020 - 4:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Developers of the Queen City Landing project did not get the thumbs up yet from the Buffalo Common Council to begin construction of the 20-story building on the Outer Harbor. A public hearing began Wednesday in one of the final steps the development group needs to begin...
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47-Acre parcel at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park where a Cannabis Campus will be developed if New York State passes legislation on legalizing marijuana. January 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - All eyes are on Albany regarding legalization of recreational marijuana use in 2020. Governor Andrew Cuomo said during his annual State of the State address that his goal is to legalize the recreational use in 2020 after Albany decriminalized it in 2019. READ MORE: Cannabis...
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Mike Baggerman
January 10, 2020 - 11:05 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The major businesses owned by prominent WNY developer, Mark Croce, have assured that operations will continue in the wake of Croce's untimely death Thursday. Statler City, Curtiss Hotel, and Buffalo Chophouse all released the same statement from Buffalo Development...
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Mark Croce
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January 10, 2020 - 9:39 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The business community is mourning the deaths of Mark Croce and Michael Capriotto. The two prominent businessmen died Thursday night in a helicopter crash in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania while returning to Buffalo from Washington, D.C. There’s no shortage of people who are...
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Mike Baggerman
January 10, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo's Skyway will be under the microscope this year and beyond, with many key stakeholders keeping a close eye on any developments on the major roadway in and out of Buffalo. Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address said that the Skyway "stands in the way" of...
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Shoreline Apartments. January 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Shoreline Apartments. January 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 09, 2020 - 1:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After the last tenant was evicted from Shoreline Apartments nearly two years ago, there are finally plans for the dilapidated complex to be demolished in the coming weeks. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Common Councilman Mitch Nowakowski both said the building will be...
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Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2020 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's annual State of the State address on Wednesday highlighted his goals for the new year and to highlight initiatives his office has accomplished during his term. While Cuomo touted many initiatives that impact all New Yorkers such as his planned...
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Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The guilty plea by Dr. Eugene Gosy came with a mixed reaction from one of the people who took over his Williamsville clinic after he was originally indicted in 2016. Dr. Nancy Nielsen told WBEN that there were no winners with Dr. Gosy's plea on Tuesday for unlawful...
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Plastic bags in a grocery cart. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans is the first notable supermarket in the region to eliminate the use of plastic bags ahead of the March 1 deadline. Wegmans to Eliminate Plastic Bags on January 27 The chain announced Monday they will eliminate the use of carryout plastic bags on January 27 and also...
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