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Goatscaping from "Let's Goat Buffalo" clears vegetation behind Silo City. July 10, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Goatscaping from "Let's Goat Buffalo" clears vegetation behind Silo City. July 10, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 10, 2020 - 1:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Western New York Land Conservancy is inching closer towards finalizing its Riverline project along the former DL&W Corridor in Buffalo.
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Tom Puckett
July 10, 2020 - 12:17 pm
11,000 National Grid customers without power Friday.
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Friday Highs
Friday's forecast high temperatures/NWS Buffalo
Tim Wenger
July 10, 2020 - 10:08 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you liked the weather for the July 4th weekend, then this would be a good week for a vacation. More of the same is in the forecast for Buffalo and Western New York and the heat will actually get turned up a notch too.
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"I had prepared for this probably two or three weeks ago when we thought we were going to be in Phase 4," said Michael O'Hara from Laux Sporting Goods. "I've kept in constant contact with my employees, called them yesterday and they're ready to come in today."
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Columbus Park Removed Statue
[WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany]
The Statue of Christopher Columbus was removed Friday morning.
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Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump/AP Photo
Brendan Keany
July 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
Politicians on both sides of the aisle have been recently chiming in on the looming decision to reopen schools for the coming fall.
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Some Local Malls Set to Reopen
Randy Bushover
July 10, 2020 - 3:54 am
In today's WBEN Buffalo Business Report: It's re-opening day for the Walden Galleria and The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls; an award is bestowed upon Merchants Insurance Group; a succession plan announced for Uniland Development Company; and more upcoming open houses for The School of Two Hearts.
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A maritime pilot on the Big Kahuna drives the boat along the Buffalo River. July 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
A maritime pilot on the Big Kahuna drives the boat along the Buffalo River. July 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 10, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Usually, a consistent stretch of high heat would mean more people who want to participate in waterfront activities at Canalside. This would include hundreds of people packing into boats that are docked along Buffalo’s Waterfront.
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Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield, speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Education building Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WBEN Newsroom
July 09, 2020 - 5:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials won't revise their coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools despite criticism from President Donald Trump, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. What they will do, he said, is provide additional information to help...
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Big Kahuna is Buffalo's newest waterfront attraction. July 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Big Kahuna is Buffalo's newest waterfront attraction. July 9, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 09, 2020 - 4:37 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Big Kahuna, Buffalo’s newest waterfront attraction, officially launched on Wednesday.
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