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Accuweather
November 21, 2018 - 11:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo, Western New York and the northeast in general are in the deep freeze for Thanksgiving Day with record or near record cold expected in many locations. An arctic high pressure system is responsible for bringing near record cold along with slowly diminishing snow...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After 19-year-old Emily Scheck's mother discovered she was a lesbian, the college student said, she lost the support of her parents, financial and otherwise; gained the support of thousands of others; and nearly had to choose between the generosity of strangers and her...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Evan Rodrigues had a goal and an assist in Buffalo's four-goal first period, and the Sabres extended their NHL-best winning streak to seven games Wednesday night with a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. It is Buffalo's longest run since taking 10 games in a row to...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — With a nine-day layoff between games, Buffalo's players challenged each other in practice to stay sharp. They may have given each other a tougher test than Dartmouth did on Wednesday night. Nick Perkins had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 22 Buffalo scored the first 15...
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Tom Puckett
November 21, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Another priest in the Buffalo Diocese has been placed on administrative leave. In a statement, Bishop Richard Malone has placed Father Samuel T. Giangreco Jr. on administrative leave as an investigation continues. Giangreco is accused of sexual misconduct with an adult female...
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Tom Puckett
November 21, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A sixth grader at Houghton Academy is being praised for leaving a note after a bus driver struck a car and drove away. This happened Tuesday as students were being bussed home. The Shoutout to the anonymous 6th grader for saving me a couple thousand (Bus not drawn to scale) pic...
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November 21, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs have been removed from the Thruway system and other state highways under an agreement with the federal government. State Department of Transportation officials say the signs have been removed by Wednesday's deadline...
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Tom Puckett
November 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
Olean, NY (WBEN) Two arrests have been made following an armed robbery on the campus of St. Bonaventure University. Deputies say 21 year old Diamond Allen and 19 year old Nader Ngoopos of Buffalo have been charged with first degree robbery and first degree burglary in connection with an armed...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins released a statement saying that he will support Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House of Representatives. READ THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW FROM HIGGINS “I will vote to elect Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House of Representatives. “Last summer, I...
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Mike Baggerman
November 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic congressional candidate Nate McMurray will lose to Congressman Chris Collins by about 1,000 votes after the final canvass of the vote takes place. However, McMurray has not conceded to Collins yet. Initially, a press conference was scheduled for Wednesday but...
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