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Brendan Keany
January 27, 2020 - 8:05 pm
Sweet Home Varsity Basketball Coach Brandon Woods and two of his players reflect on the sudden passing of Kobe Bryant.
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Tom Puckett
January 27, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Three South Americans charged with burglary
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Sign outside Wegmans on Alberta Drive reminding customers to bring reusable bags. January 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Sign outside Wegmans on Alberta Drive reminding customers to bring reusable bags. January 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 27, 2020 - 11:44 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans shoppers on Monday began their shopping experience for the first time without the ability to use plastic bags at checkout.
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Fans gather at L.A. Live in Los Angeles to pay their respects to former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant who died in helicopter crash on Sunday
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Kobe Bryant's death is being felt by many across Western New York, but especially by those who knew him personally.
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Senate Impeachment Trial
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WBEN Newsroom
January 27, 2020 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument — that Trump never tied withholding of aid to Ukraine to a demand...
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Kobe Bryant
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WBEN Newsroom
January 27, 2020 - 6:03 am
CALABASAS, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.
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Gas Prices Lower
Randy Bushover
January 27, 2020 - 4:02 am
Today's Buffalo Business Report has the latest on gas prices, a new tool from M&T Bank, and news of a Buffalo firm moving into new downtown offices. It also mentions a local marketing firm's portfolio additions.
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Tom Puckett
January 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Esther Gulyas with advice for filing your taxes electronically.
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Plastic bags at Straight Up Wines & Liquors in Kenmore. January 24, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Plastic bags at Straight Up Wines & Liquors in Kenmore. January 24, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 27, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Supermarkets aren't the only industry impacted by the plastic bag ban that takes effect on March 1.
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In this June 14, 2009, photo, Los Angles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates with his daughter Gianna, following the Lakers 99-86 defeat of the Orlando Magic in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Amway Arena in Orlando. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
WBEN Newsroom
January 27, 2020 - 2:58 am
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers. The helicopter plunged into a steep hillside at about...
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