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Tom Puckett
April 17, 2017 - 2:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo store is issuing a recall for golden raisins because of undeclared sulfites. New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today alerted consumers that Hatimy Market, located at 278 Grant Street in Buffalo, NY, is recalling Minar brand “Golden Raisins” blend due...
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Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2017 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Members of the Western New York State Legislative Delegation gathered on Monday morning to celebrate the $2.5 billion of state funds towards clean water infrastructure in the area. “Here in Western New York we enjoy some of the best fresh water resources and assets of the...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - With Polish pride on display all over Western New York today, Buffalo, NY is the Dyngus Day Capitol of the World today for celebrations of the Polish-American post-Easter celebration. DYNGUS DAY SCHEDULE: Click here for a list of events DYNGUS DAY EXPLAINED | DYNGUS DAY PARADE...
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April 17, 2017 - 11:30 am
(WBEN) Two children reportedly from the Buffalo area have been killed in a crash along the thruway in Ontario County The crash occurred in the westbound lanes of the Thruway between exits 42 and 43, the Manchester/Palmyra and Geneva exits when a Nissan Pathfinder overturned. Two children, ages 9...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN/AP) - It's that time of year again. Tax deadline day is tomorrow. If you haven't filed yet, the good news is that this year you're far from being alone. "When I take a look at this tax season, because the IRS held up refunds until late February for many taxpayers who had credits,...
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April 17, 2017 - 5:35 am
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) -- Authorities in several states were on the lookout Monday for a behavioral health case manager who posted gruesome Facebook video of himself randomly shooting a Cleveland retiree who was collecting discarded cans. Cleveland police allege 37-year-old Steve Stephens fatally shot...
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Tom Puckett
April 17, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As you prepare your taxes, it's interesting to note you live in the state with the highest tax burden in the nation. At least that's according to a new WalletHub study. New York's tax burden according to WalletHub is 13 percent. The national average is 8 percent. WalletHub says...
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Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's one of Buffalo's most beloved celebrations: Dyngus Day is Monday. The celebration of Polish pride features everything from pierogi's, polish sausages, pussy willows, and squirt guns. For Buffalo Common Councilman David Franczyk, it's a reminder of Buffalo's rich history...
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Tim Wenger
April 16, 2017 - 10:02 pm
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - An alert went out to the University at Buffalo community Sunday night about 6:40pm due to a possible chemical leak at Furnas Hall. The building was evacuated and closed and a possible methane gas leak is being investigated. A possible methane leak was reported in a 5th floor...
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April 16, 2017 - 7:47 pm
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — April the giraffe's calf is nursing strongly and his mother is recovering "perfectly," said officials with Animal Adventure Park on Sunday after a morning veterinarian check with the newborn. April gave birth to a healthy male calf Saturday at the privately owned...
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