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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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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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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Department of Transportation unveiled plans Monday to build a brand new downtown Amtrak Station where the current one is located on Exchange street. PHOTOS: Buffalo's new train station DOT Public Information Officer Susan Surdej says the current 66-year-old...
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April 16, 2018 - 3:16 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Flooding is a concern across Western New York with significant rainfall moving through the region. A Flood Wacth is posted with up to 1.5 inches of rain forecast. FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of western...
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April 13, 2018 - 12:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — There's a wine trail, so why not expand upon that theme? Buffalo is inviting tourists to eat their way through a new "wing trail" featuring a dozen chicken wing hot spots. Tourism officials unveiled the Buffalo Wing Trail on Thursday at the Anchor Bar, where the Buffalo...
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April 13, 2018 - 5:45 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's a whacky weather weekend across Western New York. We're in store for chilly temperatures, mixed precipitation and then flooding potential heading into next week. A Winter Weather Advisory is posted(read details below) for much of Western New York Saturday afternoon into...
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Avi Israel/ WBEN Photo-Matt Moran
April 09, 2018 - 9:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Western New York Delegation to the State Senate will be committing $425,000 to Save The Michaels of The World, a local organization that has been fighting the battle against the opioid epidemic. Senators Chris Jacobs, Robert Ortt and Tim Kennedy made the announcement during...
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