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April 20, 2017 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A site selection committee created by Governor Andrew Cuomo voted to recommend that Buffalo's next Amtrak Station be built downtown, rejecting the groundswell of support for resurrecting the massive and mostly-vacant NY Central Terminal on Buffalo's East Side. At the request...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres have fired both General Manager Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma. The decision was made following a reported second day of meetings between the Pegulas and Murray. Under Murray, the Sabres drafted second overall two straight years and failed to make the...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:46 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frustration grew from the public as the train station site selection committee went into its final meeting to discuss where to put the new train station on Thursday morning. Charlotte Ripple from West Seneca was one of several people who were barred from going to the fourth...
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April 20, 2017 - 6:20 am
(WBEN) - Today is 4:20 day, the unofficial pro-marijuana holiday that has been slowly gaining in popularity around the world. What used to be a day reserved for civil disobedience and protests of the status-quo is quickly turning into another eh-okay holiday. 4:20 day used to be a day when pot-...
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A 39-year-old man is dead after being hit a by a train. The Hamburg man was hit around 10:20 last night near the CSX rail overpass on Camp Road Police tried to revivie the man,found on the tracks when they got there , but he was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene. The CSX tracks were closed...
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Mike Baggerman
April 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Carl Paladino spoke to reporters for the first time since his hearing date was scheduled for June 22 in Albany. The hearing is the first step in determining whether he will stay or be removed from the Buffalo School Board following allegations he divulged confidential...
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Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2017 - 9:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Protesters against school board member Carl Paladino disrupted the Buffalo School Board meeting on Wednesday. Demonstrations against Paladino took center stage in December 2016 after his controversial comments about the Obama family appeared in the Artvoice publication...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:34 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Fox News Channel's parent company fired Bill O'Reilly on Wednesday following an investigation into harassment allegations, bringing a stunning end to cable news' most popular program and one that came to define the bravado of his network over 20 years. O'Reilly lost his job on...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — If Buffalo Sabres coach Dan Bylsma's job is in jeopardy, star forward Jack Eichel's representatives insist their client is not the one pushing for a change. Whether Bylsma returns for a third season won't have any effect on Eichel negotiating a contract extension this...
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Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2017 - 2:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former Erie County Democrat Chairman Steve Pigeon appeared in a Buffalo court on Wednesday and face a series of charges for their alleged illegal involvement in the elections of the 2013 Erie County Legislature and a local town supervisor. The charges come after Pigeon was...
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