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December 11, 2016 - 11:02 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two Western New York Congressmen tell Newsradio 930 WBEN that they are optimistic about the future of the country under President-Elect Donald Trump. "We're only a month past this election and there's no question that this is one of the best run transitions," said Rep.Chris...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:00 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) - As the SPCA Serving Erie County approaches their 150th anniversary, it's getting ready for their move in to a new 52,000 square foot facility in West Seneca. It will replace the current facility on Ensminger Road in Tonawanda, which opened over 50 years ago. The...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:39 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The game Sunday out at New Era Field was not as close as the final score would indicate as the Pittsburgh Steelers topped the Buffalo Bills 27-20. The loss comes amid recent national reports that head coach, Rex Ryan could be dismissed before anyone in Western New York...
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December 11, 2016 - 8:14 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) As the Buffalo Bills were getting ready to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon at New Era Field rumblings began in the national sports media regarding the future of head coach, Rex Ryan. Jason La Confora of CBS Sports announced on Twitter that Ryan "...could lose...
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December 11, 2016 - 2:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State Saturday, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. Trump's transition team cautioned that no announcement was expected over the weekend...
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December 11, 2016 - 2:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal homeland security officials should move faster to require rail and transit agencies across the nation to screen their employees using federal terrorism watch lists, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said. The New York Democrat told The Associated Press on Saturday that the...
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December 11, 2016 - 12:49 am
(WBEN/WGR) Bills defenive lineman Kyle Williams is suddenly questionable for the team's game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a back injury. Head coach Rex Ryan said he's concerned that the issue will prevent Williams from playing:. It appears wide receivers Watkins, Woods, and Marquise...
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December 10, 2016 - 7:43 am
Bemus Point, NY (WBEN) An eighteen-wheeler hauling 20 tons of powered lime jackknifed on westbound Interstate-86 along Chautauqua Lake when the driver lost control. According to Captain Eric Balon, New York State Police, Shabu Taylor, 35, Brooklyn, he lost control and tried to correct the trailer...
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December 10, 2016 - 3:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A Miami, Florida, resident who was caught at the northern border with 73 forged credit cards has pleaded guilty. Prosecutors in Buffalo say 36-year-old Deladier Benitez faces up to seven years in prison following his arrest as he tried to enter Canada from the United States in...
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December 10, 2016 - 1:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York is in for a general snowfall today (Sunday) of between 3-5 inchs according to the National Weather Service and our own First Alert Forecast. Details are below: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST MONDAY... ...LAKE EFFECT...
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