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(AP) Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing for sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President...
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Tom Puckett
June 13, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Congressman Brian Higgins pushes for development in the Perry neighborhood, the president of the Common Council says he'd like to see affordable housing in that area. Darius Pridgen says he hasn't heard anything about a stadium space in a long time. "I don't have a preference...
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Mike Baggerman
June 13, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If the Buffalo Bills were to move their stadium to a once-proposed downtown location, it would displace 300-400 families in the Commodore Perry Neighborhood, an area of extremely low-income housing. Congressman Brian Higgins' call to redevelop the neighborhood re-sparked the...
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Richard Root
June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) - The final phase of a $48 million project to rehabilitate the Grand Island bridges has begun. This will mean diversions overnight on the North Grand Island Bridges through the fall. The northbound North Grand Island Bridge will be closed at night observing the following...
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Tom Puckett
June 12, 2017 - 5:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Traffic along South Park and Hamburg in Buffalo was restricted in the early afternoon hours Monday after a chemical spill prompted a hazmat response. It happened at Industrial Tire, where the DEC says it's investigating a chemical spill. No one was ill at the time, and the...
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Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2017 - 3:36 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Restoration of the McKinley Monument at Niagara Square began Monday. "By charter, annually, the city does restoration work on monuments and portrait preservation," Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said. "We work closely with the arts commission and city council in prioritizing which...
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Commodore Perry Neighborhood (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Commodore Perry Neighborhood (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2017 - 12:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins called for the redevelopment of the Commodore Perry Neighborhood located near KeyBank Center on Monday morning. "I'm calling on the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority to issue requests for proposals for the redevelopment of 12 buildings and 172...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Predators' amazing, improbable playoff run finally is over. After capturing the hearts of Nashville's country music stars and tens of thousands more in and around Music City, Nashville's season ended at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley...
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Niagara Falls, N.Y. (WBEN) - We are learning more about Erendira Wallenda's high flying stunt Thursday. When she takes off from the Seneca Niagara Casino around 8:30am, Erendira will be tethered. "That was one of our first questions" said Angela Berti, spokeswoman for the New York State office of...
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
From the NYS DEC: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has expanded the air quality health advisory to include the following counties... Monroe...Wayne...Oswego...Jefferson...Ontario...Livingston...Allegany ...Cattaraugus...Chautauqua...Wyoming...Erie...Genesee...Orleans.....
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