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State Senator Chris Jacobs
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WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 5:16 pm
The pick is in. After a marathon meeting of eight GOP party chairs in Wyoming County, State Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy made the announcement late Saturday afternoon. "It is the decision of the county chairs to endorse Chris Jacobs for the 27th Congressional seat.
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Coronavirus being tested in a lab
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WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Erie County prepares for potential coronavirus cases.
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GOP Meeting
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WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 10:45 am
Varysburg, N.Y. (WBEN) - First up, Senator Rob Ortt. A marathon meeting of the NY27 minds at Byrncliff Resort in rural Wyoming County Saturday as five candidates file before the eight county Republican party chairs who will ultimataley select a candidate to run in a special election and face...
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Senate Impeachment Trial
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WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case at Donald Trump's impeachment trial that he abused power like no other president in history, swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani.
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Crystal Peoples-Stokes
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Brendan Keany
January 25, 2020 - 8:10 am
State Asembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes defends the recently implemented Bail Reform Law.
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President Trump
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WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 7:57 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes. Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, even when it has. Absolutism was the unwritten credo of his career in business and is the guiding light of his...
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Congressman Brian Higgins announces more than $12 million to combat homelessness in WNY. January 22, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Congressman Brian Higgins announces more than $12 million to combat homelessness in WNY. January 22, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 25, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins announced more than $12 million in federal grants to multiple local organizations in an effort to combat homelessness.
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Former U.S. Rep. Chris Collins arrives at federal court for sentencing Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. Collins pleaded guilty last fall to insider trading and lying to the FBI. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Former U.S. Rep. Chris Collins arrives at federal court for sentencing Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. Collins pleaded guilty last fall to insider trading and lying to the FBI. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Tom Puckett
January 24, 2020 - 5:22 pm
Zarsky gets probation for insider trading
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Winslow Fatal Fire
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Tom Puckett
January 24, 2020 - 12:50 pm
Elderly man dies in Buffalo fire
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Body camera footage of Nicholas Belsito's arrest by Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Kenneth Achtyl and James Flowers. December 3, 2017
Mike Baggerman
January 24, 2020 - 11:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn believes the 150 hours of community service was not the proper punishment applied against former Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Ken Achtyl, who was sentenced on Thursday night in Orchard Park Town Court.
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