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January 28, 2017 - 2:42 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -Lake effect snow dogged parts of the Buffalo metro area Saturday night with poor visibility and a quick accumulation of snow before settling back into the southern tier for the remainder of the weekend. The Lake Effect Snow warning remains in place for southern Erie County and...
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January 28, 2017 - 2:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The versatile actor Sir John Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in "The Elephant Man," terrify them in "Alien," and spoof that very same scene in "Spaceballs," has died. He was 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London according to his agent Charles...
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January 28, 2017 - 1:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prime Minister Theresa May went to Washington, and President Donald Trump extended the hand of friendship. Literally. May left Washington after a 24-hour visit as Saturday's British newspapers splashed front-page photos of the two leaders touching hands as they walked at the...
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January 27, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A day after Ciminelli announced it would withdraw the Arbor portion of the Arbor and Reverie project, the company is out with a statement saying any and all demolition will be on hold. The statement reads: “There has been much discussion this week about Ciminelli Real Estate...
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January 27, 2017 - 12:36 pm
Washington, DC (AP) President Donald Trump has signed an executive action implementing "new vetting measures" that he says are aimed at keeping "radical Islamic terrorists" out of the United States. Trump says, "We don't want them here." The president says he only wants to admit people to the...
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January 27, 2017 - 12:27 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) A man was stabbed in the parking lot of Boulevard Mall late Friday afternoon. Amherst Police say a 47 year old Newfane man reports he was accosted by two black males in their 20s. The man says he didn't know them. The man was stabbed in the arm and chest during an altercation. He...
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January 27, 2017 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence told a crowd gathered Friday for the annual March for Life that ending taxpayer-funded abortion and choosing a Supreme Court justice who will uphold "God-given" liberties are among the administration's top priorities. Pence was the first sitting vice...
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January 27, 2017 - 9:23 am
Cuba, NY (WBEN) A lockdown has been lifted at Cuba Rushford Middle High School Friday afternoon. There are reports of three arrests. On their facebook page, Cuba Police say they are investigating a possible threat at the middle and high schools. Police say the possible threat was released on social...
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January 27, 2017 - 8:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Members of the New York State State Legislature gathered Friday to announce a series of statewide public forums regarding the legalization of ridesharing in Upstate New York. New York State Senators Tim Kennedy and Chris Jacobs plus New York Assemblyman Mickey Kearns were at...
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January 27, 2017 - 12:26 am
The National Weather Service has issued a LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING until 7 p.m. Sunday for Southern Erie County along with , Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany and Wyoming counties, where the heaviest snows will start today and leave a foot or more in some spots by Sunday. READ IT HERE Northern Erie...
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