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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
April 30, 2018 - 9:05 pm
Spectrum is in the midst of their digital upgrade. Monday there was a public meeting with company representatives in front of the city council to answer any questions customers may have. Mark Meierhoffer, director of government affairs, says this with be a substansial upgrade for Buffalo. "This...
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April 28, 2018 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frank Mesiah, the longtime leader of the Buffalo NAACP and a name synonymous with civil rights has died at the age of 89. Mesiah led the local NAAC chapter for nearly 20 years. The current President of the NAAC, Rev. Mark Blue, released the following statement: "It is with...
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Tim Wenger
April 23, 2018 - 9:20 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Shovels will begin to hit the ground at 451 Elmwood Avenue sometime late this summer following unanimous approval for the project by the Buffalo Planning Board Monday afternoon. A scaled-down five story development for the intersection of Elmwood and Bryant was given the...
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@NWSBuffalo
April 22, 2018 - 7:54 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It was like Buffalo and Western New York same out of hibernation Saturday. With plentiful sunshine and temperatures at least reminiscent of early Spring, folks were out doing chores, exercising and just plain "enjoying" the Spring weather that has evades us thus far this...
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NWS Buffalo
Tim Wenger
April 20, 2018 - 6:16 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Not in recent memory has there been a winter that seemed as endless as this one. Measureable snow and frigid temperatures for Spring will be a thing of the past as an area of much milder and more seasonable weather spreads across Western New York through the weekend and into...
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WKBW Photo
April 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police and Fire responded to reports of a home explosion at 36 Covington in North Buffalo at around 7pm Thursday night. When firefighters arrived on scene, the initial home structure was fully involved and destroyed and fire had spread to two neighboring homes. Santo...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signs three bills which will lower the tax rate for middle class citizens, provide subsidized college tuition to families making $110,000 or less, and create an innovation hub at the University at Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 5:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed a measure to lower taxes for middle class residents and began the next stage of his subsidized college tuition program. Governor Cuomo said that for people making between $40,000 and $150,000 the rate will go from 6.4 percent to 5.5...
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Listener photo/Boston, N.Y.
Tim Wenger
April 17, 2018 - 5:53 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York was abuzz with a lot of weather grumbling Monday as the afternoon commute more resembled January than April. Slushy snow accumulated on roadways and the snow could be measured in inches on the ground across the region. More snow is in the forecast for Tuesday...
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