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Rasmus Dahlinn Instagram
June 24, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Less than 48 hours after his name was announced by Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botteril as the 1st overall pick in the NHL Draft, Rasmus Dahlin was seen on his Instagram account wearing a Buffalo Bills hat and looking down on the Buffalo skyline as he arrives in his...
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June 24, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Brant, NY (WBEN) – Erie County Sheriffs investigators are piecing together the details following a fatal crash on Southwestern Boulevard in the Town of Brant. At approximately 1:30pm Sunday, sheriff’s dispatchers received calls about a two-vehicle crash. The operator of one of the vehicles was...
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June 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
Sterling, NY (WBEN) Each year, from July until August, a portion of Sterling, NY becomes 16th Century Elizabethan England. The Sterling Renaissance Festival offers visitors a wide variety of performances that capture the imagination and transports visitors to a time when knights roamed the...
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Visit Buffalo Niagara
June 24, 2018 - 12:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A nine-day road rally for vintage cars is rolling 2,300 miles across New York and New England, with dozens of drivers competing for $150,000 in prizes. The 35th annual Hemmings Motor News Great Race revved up Saturday at the Pierce-Arrow Museum in Buffalo, with more than...
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June 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — In New York state government news, lawmakers left a lot of unfinished business when they wrapped up their legislative work for 2018. High-profile proposals that didn't get a vote include proposals to authorize sports betting, eliminate cash bail and authorize early voting...
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Allan Harris
June 24, 2018 - 10:14 am
(WBEN) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced 11 projects, including five on the East Side of Buffalo, received awards totaling $7,780,930 through round three of the Better Buffalo Fund. The fund was established to support projects that encourage density and growth along transportation...
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Allan Harris
June 24, 2018 - 5:39 am
(WBEN) Niagara Falls Police and the U-S Marshals office arrested a New York City man Saturday night who was wanted for cutting off the arm of his pregnant wife on Thursday. Yong Lu reportedly was getting ready to swim to Canada. He was arrested after a bus driver told police that the man had tried...
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June 23, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Dallas, TX (WGR 550 - Paul Hamilton) - With the 32nd overall pick and the first selection of the second round, the Buffalo Sabres selected defenseman Mattias Samuelsson. Samuelsson played for the United States National Under-18 Team and is the son of former NHL defenseman Kjell Samuelsson. Mattias...
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@RideForRoswell
June 23, 2018 - 7:11 am
UPDATE: As of Sunday morning the Ride for Roswell is reporting that they raised $5.2 million dollars during Saturday's ride. They report 7740 riders took part. Top fundraiser was John Conciardo with $92,750.00 and th top team was from West Hee with over $382-thousand dollars. Earlier Story: BUFFALO...
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USA Today Sports Image
June 22, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Dallas (WBEN/AP) - The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process. WBEN Extras June 23, 2018 - 12:15 am Sabres select Rasmus Dahlin 00:00:08 Download Listen Dahlin is the...
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