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Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2020 - 12:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Valentine's Day could mean some last-minute scrambling by those of you who have been putting off grabbing a gift for your spouse.
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Buffalo Sabres
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WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 10:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — It was back to the 2000's for the Buffalo Sabres Thursday night and the alumni players, ownership and fans were treated to a 4-3 overtime win over Columbus. The Sabres honored members of their teams from the 2000s during a pregame ceremony.
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Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (Leah Millis/Pool via AP)
WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh drew bipartisan criticism Thursday for saying the country won't elect Pete Buttigieg president because he's been “kissing his husband" on stage after debates. Limbaugh's comments came eight days after President Donald Trump awarded him the...
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Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. September 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
February 13, 2020 - 6:31 pm
Erie County Legislators Joe Lorigo and Mike Hardwick react to the possibility of a new convention center in Buffalo.
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NEXUS kiosks located at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. December 4, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 5:44 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the White House on Thursday in the hope he could persuade President Donald Trump to reverse a decision to boot New Yorkers from programs that allow travelers to avoid long lines at the U.S. border.
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Niagara University
Tom Puckett
February 13, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Ransomware attack at Niagara University
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WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Fugitive returning from China being held for observation in light of coronavirus fears.
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Delaware Site
Erie County
WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 10:22 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz Thursday announced the Delaware site as the 'preferred site' for a potential new convention center for Buffalo and Erie County.
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Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump
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WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 6:03 am
Washington (WBEN/AP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be paying a visit to the White House today and plans to propose to President Donald Trump that the state could share some driving records with federal immigration agencies if the administration reverses its move to block state residents...
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WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 5:37 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State Senate Democrats are considering a proposal to give judges more discretion over who is released from jail before trial.
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