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January 25, 2017 - 9:39 am
Washington, DC (AP) President Donald Trump is signing two executive orders in keeping with campaign promises to boost border security and crack down on immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The president signed the two orders Wednesday during a ceremony at the Department of Homeland Security...
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January 25, 2017 - 8:39 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- To get you come into McDonald's and buy new versions of its Big Mac, the chain is giving away 10,000 bottles of its trademark special sauce for people to use at home. The move is to celebrate the introduction of the Mac Jr. and the Grand Mac, two different-sized variations of...
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January 25, 2017 - 8:06 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Members of the District Parent Coordinating Council (DPCC) filed a petition on Wednesday with the New York State Department of Education to demand the immediate removal of Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board and to ask the New York State Education Commissioner...
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January 25, 2017 - 7:14 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga woman is charged in a New Year's Day murder. 31-year-old Nadiyah Whitaker pleaded not guilty to second degree murder and weapons possession in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Shanna Mason New Year's morning. Police say the shooting happened on Gold Street...
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January 25, 2017 - 6:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Brent Musburger is calling an end to his broadcast career. Millions of Americans experienced sporting events through his folksy narration, most often when he was the lead voice of CBS Sports during the 1980s. Musburger will call his last game for ESPN on Jan. 31, a college...
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January 25, 2017 - 5:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - For a short time only on Wednesday, people in the Buffalo area who have the Uber app on their phone can open it and hail a car... though not for what you would expect. Between 11AM and 3PM, those who have the Uber app on their phones can request the chance to pitch their...
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January 25, 2017 - 5:12 am
(WBEN) Three days of heavy lake effect snows will hit the southern tier and southern Erie County this weekend, and might strike as far north as Buffalo Saturday, just in time for the 40th anniversary of the Blizzard of '77 The National Weather Service has issued a LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING for...
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January 25, 2017 - 4:47 am
(AP) President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to build his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to two administration officials. He's also expected to target so-called sanctuary cities and is reviewing proposals...
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January 25, 2017 - 4:33 am
Dow Jones industrial average eclipses 20,000 for the first time; cheers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Investors pushed stocks higher following strong earnings reports and President Donald Trump's vow to cut regulations for businesses. The Dow has been flirting with the 20,000 mark...
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January 25, 2017 - 3:16 am
(WBEN) A group of Buffalo parents are preparing to do more than just ask for the state to remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo Board of Education, and are getting ready to ask the state to take over for the entire school board and appoint a receiver to run the district. The District Parent...
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