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Tom Puckett
April 28, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The Bills announce a new ticket pricing model it calls dynamic. The model will adjust ticket prices to better reflect demand throughout the season. The new pricing plan categorizes each game into one of five pricing tiers to determine the initial box office price for...
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Tom Puckett
April 28, 2017 - 1:51 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police need your help in finding a missing man. Police say they were called to Williamsville Suburban Residential Health Care Facility located at 163 South Union Rd. Thursday night for a missing patient. Staff reported that Paul M. Cieslak is seen on security video...
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Tom Puckett
April 28, 2017 - 12:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Police in the Cataract City have called off the search for a 24 year old man missing for nearly three weeks. Niagara Falls cops says they have found the car belonging to Kurt Beehler. Beehler was vulnerable and under a doctor’s care. Police believe Beehler is deceased. Beehler...
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Mike Baggerman
April 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - AAA and the New York State Thruway Authority partnered on Friday to remind the public about the Slow Down, Move Over law. The law, enacted in 2011, requires motorists to slow down or move over when they see any emergency vehicles with its lights flashing. These vehicles...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Legislators in New York are pushing for the "Breathalyzer for distracted drivers," saying that the in-development technology would allow officers to determine if a person was using their smartphone at the time of an accident. The Times-Union of Albany reports that the...
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TreDavious White
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Reviews are generally positive for the Buffalo Bills pick of LSU Cornerback Tre'Davious White after trading down with Kansas City to get a third round pick, plus the Chief's first round pick next year. RELATED: Bills Pick Tre'Davious White | HEAR MORE: White with John Murphy on WGR Sportsradio 550...
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Mike Baggerman
April 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Legislature put a resolution into committee on Thursday which asked Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard to visit the committee to discuss his actions on April 1. Howard wore a police uniform at a political rally which drew criticism from local leaders. The...
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Tom Puckett
April 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Earlier this week, Pegula Sports and Entertainment reached a deal to provide preferential spaces outside New Era Field and Key Bank Center to Uber, and that's driving Liberty Cab's Bill Yuhnke mad. "If they're going to give preference to a private company, and yet turn their back...
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April 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP/WGR550.com) - After trading down with the Kansas City Chiefs earlier in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills have added a cornerback to the roster. Textbook form. -- pic.twitter.com/n99SNQ06vQ — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) April 28, 2017 With the 27th overall pick, the...
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Tim Wenger
April 27, 2017 - 10:27 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - A dilapidated barn went up in flames and burned to the ground in Orchard Park Thursday evening. The fire and smoke could be seen for miles as the flames engulfed the barn off Route 20A just east of the Village of Orchard Park at the corner of Norwood. No official cause...
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