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Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2017 - 2:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There are approximately 285,959 registered democratic voters in Erie County with the majority of those voters residing in the City of Buffalo. However, a small fraction of that number actually voted in the democratic primary for Mayor of the City of Buffalo on Tuesday...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced Tuesday morning that a lease agreement has been signed to bring a new AMC Movie Theater downtown. The new AMC is set to take up space on Main Street vacated by the Market Arcade. Talks about a downtown theatre at the Market Arcade began in...
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Mike Baggerman
July 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Panasonic ECO Solutions Solar along with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced an upcoming job fair as part of the SolarCity project. The job fair will be on July 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center in Buffalo. Job opportunities,...
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(WBEN) - Is the Buffalo Billion trial headed for a delay? Louis Ciminelli and fellow LPCiminelli executives Michael Laipple and Kevin Schuler are alleged to have conspired to rig the bidding process for state contracting jobs including the SolarCity factory. The three have pleaded not guilty...
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Dave Debo
July 13, 2017 - 7:47 am
(WBEN) The Buffalo River Fest starts it's three day run on Ohio Street this weekend, giving Buffalo a chance to celebrate what neighbors and nature carved out from once abandoned land and a polluted river. And while many will gather to enjoy summertime along the banks of the Buffalo River, for...
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Buffalo, NY (AP/WBEN) - Police officers in Buffalo will start a pilot body camera program. Mayor Byron Brown announced Tuesday the city is in the process of bidding for body cameras for the city's police department. The agency plans to test 20 body cameras for three months before expanding to about...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen took to Facebook to express concerns about police enforcement of the waterfront during the Fourth of July. In a video, Pridgen says that guests arriving to his party were stopped and questioned by police before being allowed to go...
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Allan Harris
June 18, 2017 - 5:47 am
(WBEN) Louis J. Billittier, Jr., and Mary Beth Billittier-Darling announced Saturday evening that $25,000 was raised to benefit Western New York charities through the Louis J. Billittier Foundation at their “Great American Ride” Motorcycle Poker Fun Run and Raffle. Billittier helped select the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The puck drops next Thursday, June 22nd for The 11 Day Power Play. 40 players taking shifts and playing one continuous hockey game until July 3rd. "Two teams of 20 players, playing in shifts" said organizer Mike Lesakowski. "It will be 4 and a half hour shifts on the ice with 9...
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(WBEN) It's been 27 years since Phil Housley wore a Sabres uniform but he says he still gets goose bumps when he hears the famous Ric Jeanneret "Wow-weeeeeee Hous-leyyyyyyy" play-by-play call that rang out of Buffalo radios and TV's every time he scored a goal in his time as a superstar defenseman...
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