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May 07, 2018 - 5:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Bills were so dull during their lean years, comedian Nick Bakay feared his body would fuse to the couch while watching them play. "It's an incredibly disturbing image," Bakay said of wasting away Sundays witnessing his hometown team sleepwalk...
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May 02, 2018 - 8:46 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - An off duty Buffalo Police detective struck and critically injured a 19 year old pedestrian early Wednesday morning at Main and Custer in the University district. Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo tells WBEN the incident appears to be "a tragic accident" and the...
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Matt Moran
May 01, 2018 - 7:52 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Mayor Byron Brown presented a balanced budget for the upcoming fiscal year. As part of it, Mayor Brown proposed a rise of 3.4 percent in propety taxes for residents. Mayor Brown says this was planned due to taxes being lowered or staying flat in his past 12 years serving as...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - National Grid is set to begin work on a 422 ft tunnel beneath the Buffalo River. When finished,the tunnel will carry new electrical cables to replace older outdated equipment, including some that dates back to the 1890's. The first-of-a-kind project is being carried out along...
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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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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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