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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)
January 11, 2019 - 9:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A San Diego cannabis company was approved to begin development on a $200 Million high-tech cannabis campus in Buffalo. The company, Flora California Prime, was approved to acquire 47 acres at the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park from the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire officials say four firefighters were treated for injuries after battling flames on Butler Avenue near Wohlers on the east side of Buffalo. In an update late Friday morning, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Bill Renaldo said a fire led to a "Mayday" call. Two of the four...
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Randy Bushover
January 10, 2019 - 6:05 am
The Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park is poised to receive some new tenants. Business First reports that Flora-California Prime Inc. of Monterey, California, Adaptiive Medical Technology Inc. and its companion firm, 3D Bolus of Canada and The Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization...
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January 07, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police and Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Transit Police are investigating an accident involving a Metro Bus and a vehicle. An NFTA spokesperson tells WBEN it happened about 7:30pm Monday at Ash and Sycamore in the city of Buffalo. According to witnesses, a...
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Tim Wenger
January 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Very few issues draw as much reaction as has been the case this week with the new parking policy in the City of Buffalo. Phone lines, the text board and our social media channels have all been jammed with questions and concerns about the increased rates and new event parking...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:18 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - While it's not something within the control of Erie County government, the County Executive and Legislature are watching closely as Buffalo officials navigate their way through a new parking policy in the city that has drawn harsh criticism. The new parking policy which...
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January 04, 2019 - 5:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo says the sale of the bishop's mansion is moving forward as part of efforts to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse. Bishop Richard Malone announced in April that he would put the E.B. Green-designed property, worth more than $1...
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Southside Elementary School in Buffalo. January 2, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - There was a police presence as students arrived at Southside Elementary on Southside Parkway in South Buffalo Wednesday morning. It was a follow-up from an incident at the school December 19th. A letter was sent home to parents before the Christmas break indicating that a...
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January 01, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating an early New Year's morning fatal accident. Central District officers responded to the call just before 2:30am in the 500 block of Franklin Street north of downtown Buffalo. Accident investigators say a Chevrolet Mailbu was traveling north on...
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December 31, 2018 - 8:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-Carolyn Thompson) — After being locked up for 27 years for a murder he didn't commit, Valentino Dixon has shed the confines of prison in a big way, logging thousands of miles during his first few months of freedom to field questions about the artwork that got him and his...
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