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Allan Harris
November 11, 2018 - 6:14 am
(WBEN/AP) In New York state political news, lawmakers plan to take a closer look at the problems reported on Election Day with an eye toward improving the voter experience. Meanwhile, supporters of a bill intended to make it easier for molestation victims to get justice are cheering Tuesday's...
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November 10, 2018 - 4:51 pm
.ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have ruled out rookie Josh Allen and announced that Matt Barkley is expected to start against the New York Jets on Sunday. Barkley gets the nod instead of turnover-prone Nathan Peterman despite having just two weeks of practice experience in Buffalo. He...
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November 10, 2018 - 4:37 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner and Sam Reinhart rallied Buffalo with goals late in the third period, Jack Eichel and Casey Mittelstadt scored in the shootout and the Sabres beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday. With goalie Carter Hutton pulled for an extra attacker, Skinner got Buffalo...
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NYSP Photo - dash photo along Route 219
November 10, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Lake effect snow arrived with a gut punch to the deep southtowns and southern tier where impressive snow totals were racked-up. The heavy snow and accompanying poor visibility led to major road closures along the New York State Thruway at the Pennsylvania line and Route 219...
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USA Today Sports Images
November 10, 2018 - 10:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres received a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2020 draft from Dallas in a deal announced Saturday. The pick is conditional on Fedun playing in at least 25 games in the regular...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:38 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen's status remains uncertain. Derek Anderson is out. And that means it might be Matt Barkley time for Buffalo. Barkley is suddenly in the mix to start against the New York Jets on Sunday, some 10 days after Buffalo signed...
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WNY Catholic
November 09, 2018 - 10:30 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following his interview on the CBS news magazine '60 Minutes', Father Robert Zilliox has been dogged with questions about comments he made about priests in the Diocese of Buffalo. While Zilliox stands by the comments he made to the news broadcast, he does call into question...
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November 09, 2018 - 8:30 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBEN/AP) — Maybe that big upset in the NCAA Tournament was only the beginning for Buffalo. CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls stunned another power program Friday night, beating No. 13 West Virginia 99-94 in overtime. Buffalo opened eyes back in March when...
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Mike Baggerman
November 09, 2018 - 6:46 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park will the home to a new monument. On Friday, ground was broken on the African American Veterans Monument , which will serve to honor past and current African Americans who fought in the armed forces. A packed crowd for today’s...
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Maid of the Mist. September 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
November 09, 2018 - 4:01 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - The Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition is coming to Niagara Falls, Canada, for the first time ever this weekend. There are six dates scheduled for 18-minute, professional fireworks displays that will be synchronized to music. Tonight marks the first display...
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