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TORONTO (AP) — Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign moved to contain a growing scandal Thursday, following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. The prime minister apologized and begged Canadians to forgive him. Time magazine published the...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A state senator from Brooklyn believes college athletes should be compensated more than a scholarship for hitting both the field and the books. State Senator Kevin Parker is proposing a bill allowing college athletes to be compensated the college's use of their names, likenesses...
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Randy Bushover
September 19, 2019 - 3:35 am
The U.S. Department of Defense has given a four-year, $6.42 million Breakthrough Award to a team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. That will fund a clinical trial in patients with brain-metastatic breast cancer. The phase II trial, slated to open in 2020, would be the first clinical...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN)- As first reported by WKBW, Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting at West Ferry and Hampshire Street. One individual is being treated at Erie County Medical Center for serious injuries after being struck by gunfire. According to police, the shooting near La Nova Pizzeria...
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Proposed site of AL Asphalt Plant on Camp Road in Hamburg. September 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 18, 2019 - 10:50 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The group behind the proposed asphalt plant on Camp Road in Hamburg refuted much of the public worries about health factors related to odors and emissions from the site at Wednesday’s planning board meeting. The proposed plant would be placed at 5960 Camp Road at the site of...
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Brendan Keany
September 18, 2019 - 6:59 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - As UAW workers around the country are striking, the current DNC Chair and former Labor Secretary Tom Perez paid a visit to the Tonawanda Engine Plant on Wednesday afternoon, and he says it's time for GM to share the wealth they're currently experiencing. Perez, a Democrat, says...
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Tom Puckett
September 18, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The DOT has called an audible on its Skyway work plans. The DOT says while the Skyway will close at 6pm Friday, the Skyway will reopen at 10pm Saturday, as the Bills home opener is Sunday afternoon. The DOT says there will now be periodic closures during the week.
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Lake Erie from Sturgeon Point Marina. September 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 18, 2019 - 1:41 pm
STURGEON POINT, N.Y. (WBEN) – New York State Senator Chris Jacobs is proposing a moratorium on offshore wind turbines along any freshwater body in New York State. The moratorium comes after the proposed wind turbine farm that would border Hamburg, Evans, Brant, and Angola. Diamond Generating...
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Brendan Keany
September 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Sex abuse victims advocate Robert Hoatson has been calling for Bishop Richard Malone's resignation for more than a year-and-a-half. On Wednesday morning, he held yet another press conference outside the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, but he appears ready to take up a new strategy, as...
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(WBEN) - New York State may be walking back the new requirement that anyone with a license plate more than 10 years old would have to turn it in for one with a new design. The Governor's office released a statement to WBEN, saying that idea is now scrapped. “As the DMV commissioner said weeks ago,...
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