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Liberty Cab
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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Mike Baggerman
April 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Could ridesharing come to Western New York before July 9? The Erie County Legislature approved a resolution on Thursday which is requesting New York State to amend the ridesharing date to July 1. When the New York State budget passed, it began a 90-day clock for...
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Tim Wenger
April 27, 2017 - 3:43 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Inside the Horizon Health Services office on East Amherst Street in Buffalo, State, county and local officials gathered to again put emphasis on the deadly opioid crisis and some new money being dedicated to assist. New York State is dedicating $213 million statewide in the...
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Tom Puckett
April 27, 2017 - 2:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo set a record high for this date. The mercury hit 85 degrees Thursday. The record was previously 84, set in 1984. Enjoy the heat while you can, however, because thunderstorms this afternoon and evening will bring cooler weather.
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Mike Baggerman
April 27, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Because of the wave of threats in recent months against various local community centers, Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced on Thursday that the state budget funded approximately $25 million statewide to upgrade safety and security measures for facilities at risk of hate crime...
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(AP) - The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL's model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft. An examination...
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AccuWeather Summer 2017 Forecast Map
AccuWeather.com
Richard Root
April 27, 2017 - 6:13 am
(WBEN) - Last year, AccuWeather Expert Long-Range Forecaster Paul Pastelok pretty much nailed the forecast for the Northeast. “July is a tricky month where there may be a few cooldowns from thunderstorms and back door fronts, but other than that I think June, July and August, you’ll see your series...
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Dreamstime
(WBEN) As Aprils typically go, today will be a scorcher, but damaging thunderstorms loom. "The record high for Buffalo today is 84 degrees. There will be some areas, especiually right alongthe Lake Erie shoreline and across portions of the Niagara Frontier that could reach into the upper 80's,"...
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