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Mike Baggerman
April 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congress moved to prevent the IRS from creating its own online system of tax filing. The House Ways and Means Committee passed the Taxpayers First Act, which will prevent the IRS from creating its own free electronic tax filing system. According to ProPublic , a New York-...
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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 14, 2019 - 9:25 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another...
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April 14, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Buffalo Bishop, Richard Malone conducted Palm Sunday Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral, outside there was a renewed call for his resignation following the recent release of a list of 25 more members of the clergy accused of sexual abuse. Victim's advocate, Dr. Robert Hoatson was...
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Allan Harris
April 14, 2019 - 7:28 am
(WBEN/AP) In New York state government news, the Democrat-controlled Assembly has passed a package of legislation to provide services and support to crime victims. Assembly leaders say one of the six measures would ensure state compensation and counseling for families of domestic partners who are...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:54 am
by John Wawrow(AP) (WBEN/AP) Scott Sandelin acknowledged having his doubts through several low points of the season as to whether his Minnesota Duluth players were motivated enough to repeat as college hockey champions. On Saturday, the Bulldogs coach could finally breathe easy after getting his...
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April 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
(WBEN) Snday Morning Update: Buffalo Police say they're investigating along with University at Buffalo a potential hazing incident at one of the campus' fraternity houses. UB identifies the victim of the incident as Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, an 18-year-old freshman. His hometown is Port Chester, N.Y...
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April 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The wins keep piling up for Massachusetts defenseman Cale Makar at the Frozen Four. Some 16 hours after celebrating a 4-3 overtime victory over Denver in the semifinals, Makar won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as the nation's top player Friday. "In my wildest...
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Protester with sign outside Diocese of Buffalo. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 12, 2019 - 8:41 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - There was plenty of reaction on social media after Charlie Specht, and investigative reporter for Channel 7, released a story claiming the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo withheld the names of 25 priests who have been accused of abuse . Given the scope of the scandal...
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Tom Puckett
April 12, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) Former Erie County Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger has been sentenced to five years in prison for raping a staffer during a conference in Albany in 2017. Dirschberger was convicted of engaging in sexual intercourse with a county staffer without her consent. In...
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Tom Puckett
April 12, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Brian Higgins says he does not like the administration's plan to relocate Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers currently stationed in airports and on the border between the United States and Canada to serve along the southern border. “While the challenges at...
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