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December 08, 2016 - 7:13 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the Christmas and New Year holidays approach, record numbers of travelers will pass through the TSA checkpoints at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. And while the TSA agents and airport staff are ready, there are some things they want you to know to ensure a...
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December 07, 2016 - 11:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN)--Buffalo Developer Carl Paladino says he's still "up in the air" about pursuing a position with the new Trump administration. "I have a job, I have a company, I'm a pretty happy guy. If there were something that struck my interest, I would let him know," said Paladino. On Monday...
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December 07, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - It's just about moving time for Women and Children's Hospital, which will begin the transfer from the current Bryant Street Campus to the new Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Medical Campus this January. The move will officially start on January 3, and continue in...
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December 07, 2016 - 3:11 pm
Last updated: December 7, 2016 | 8:16 p.m. WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WBEN) – Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery in Wheatfield. The robbery occurred at the Kwik Fill located a 3945 Niagara Falls Boulevard at approximately 3:06 p.m. Wednesday Police say a heavy-set black female, who...
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December 07, 2016 - 11:51 am
(AP) - Donald Trump will nominate wrestling executive Linda McMahon to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration, a Cabinet-level position. Trump says McMahon will be a "champion for small businesses and unleash America's entrepreneurial spirit all across the country." McMahon is...
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December 07, 2016 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK CITY (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Donald Trump didn't win the presidential election - but that Democrats lost by not paying enough attention to a fearful middle class. The Democrat told the audience at a New York City fundraiser Tuesday night that the long campaign gave voice to...
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December 07, 2016 - 9:43 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The City of Buffalo says it's ready for whatever snow this week brings with a fleet of 80 pieces of equipment all tuned up for winter. New to the City's fleet this year are four plows, two tractors, and one new high lift. "Forecasters are predicting one to two inches starting...
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December 07, 2016 - 9:38 am
Jamestown, NY (WBEN) Police believe the violence that's turned the city upside down over the last two weeks is all related. "They're targeted events, and not random shootings," said Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings. "We have multiple agencies that are currently involved with this...
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December 07, 2016 - 8:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A former Buffalo Police Officer who resigned from the force amid charges of civil rights violations was sentenced to three months in prison on Wednesday. Eloff had previously pleaded guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law in federal court. In addition, Eloff...
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Chicago Tribune
December 07, 2016 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - People close to the president-elect's transition team say Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen.John Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security. Kelly retired earlier this year as head of the U.S. Southern Command, which included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay...
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