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May 26, 2019 - 9:02 pm
(WBEN/'The Conversation) In the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and helped spread it across the entire country. The holiday was Memorial Day, and this year’s commemoration on May 27 marks the 151st anniversary of its...
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May 26, 2019 - 6:01 pm
Sheldon, N.Y. (WBEN) - Three relatives were killed and six others were injured in a crash while heading for Niagara Falls on a holiday weekend trip, when a suspected drunken driver's pickup truck hit their SUV, authorities said. A child of 4 was among the dead, and four other children were injured...
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Allan Harris
May 26, 2019 - 10:39 am
(WBEN) New York State Troopers were warning that they would be out in force this Memorial Day weekend looking for people who weree driving when they shouldn't be. They have been teaaming up with local law enforcement officials to try and catch people at sobriety checkpoints. We have received the...
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Allan Harris
May 26, 2019 - 8:26 am
(WBEN/AP) In New York state government news, a bill that would grant Congress access to Donald Trump's state tax returns awaits action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Meanwhile, members of the Senate are taking a look at legislation that would legalize marijuana and regulate paid gestational surrogacy. Here'...
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May 26, 2019 - 6:18 am
(WBEN) The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether airports, including the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport and their respective cities discriminated against Chick-Fil-A. The Buffalo Airport and Delaware North decided not to move forward with plans to bring the Chick-fil-A to...
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May 26, 2019 - 6:08 am
(WBEN) Not a good night for the Buffalo bandits in Calgary. They saw their Championship hopes fall, as they lost to Calgary 14-13 in overtime,losing the series 2-0. Calgary opened up the first quarter scoring first on a power play, but the Bandits answered right back as Shawn Evans lit the lamp...
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Allan Harris
May 26, 2019 - 5:02 am
(WBEN) It's a big day in downtown Buffalo. The 2019 Buffalo Marathon will take place with a number of different races and activities. A number of streets between downtown and Delaware Park will be closed during the run. Full information and a map of the course can be found at www.buffalomarathon...
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May 25, 2019 - 7:33 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The National Weather Service in Buffalo says a pair of frontal systems will move across the region through Saturday night, which will produce a couple rounds of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be strong with gusty winds, hail, and heavy rain. High pressure...
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May 25, 2019 - 7:10 am
(WBEN/AP) - For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of...
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Brendan Keany
May 24, 2019 - 2:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Numerous local officials gathered Friday morning at Buffalo's Outer Harbor to announce the opening of the Lakeside Complex - a 20-acre, $5 million development that focuses on biking an pedestrian walkways. The official opening of the Lakeside Complex! @NewsRadio930...
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