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Buffalo Sabres
April 09, 2019 - 10:00 pm
TORONTO (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Sabres dropped two positions in the NHL Draft and will select 7th overall following the results of Tuesday evening's NHL Draft Lottery in Toronto. The NHL Entry Draft is June 21 and 22 in Vancouver. This year’s NHL Entry Draft: 1-New Jersey Devils 2-New York Rangers...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local organizers for the Frozen Four, as well as several government officials, gathered at the KeyBank Center on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the opportunity to host the NCAA hockey championship weekend. The stage is set! -- #FrozenFour pic.twitter.com/HDrblgt9vq —...
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Tom Puckett
April 09, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Bills have unveiled their 2019 preseason schedule. They'll begin at home week one vs. Indianapolis, then travel to Carolina for week 2. The Bills will have a nationally televised game August 23rd when they play the Lions in Detroit. The final game will be home vs...
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April 09, 2019 - 12:38 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The man who allegedly shot at two Buffalo Police Officers last Thursday pleaded not guilty to his crimes on Tuesday morning. Robert McBride, 23, is charged two counts of attempted murder in the first degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, and two counts...
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@Nocotweets
April 09, 2019 - 8:30 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Say goodbye to those familiar green & white NOCO gas stations and convenience stores. Marathon Petroleum Corporation has acquired all 37 Noco properties in Western New York. Soon all will be re-branded under Marathon's Speedway name. The Newman family has owned NOCO since...
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BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo firefighters were kept busy in the early morning hours of Tuesday, dealing with a rash of garage fires in the Elmwood Village. Firefighters fought five different fires scattered around the neighborhood on Highland, Elmwood, Cleveland, and Penhurst. The call for the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country’s biggest public health successes: curbing cigarette smoking. Though there are notable differences in health research findings on...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 12:12 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - City officials and community activists came together Monday afternoon to help spread awareness and plead for information regarding Saturday night's shooting that killed 12-year-old Bandar Elwaseem . Mayor Byron Brown and Darius Pridgen, along with members of different anti-violence...
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April 08, 2019 - 7:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — As much as he enjoyed his season with the Sabres, forward Jeff Skinner isn't going to rush into deciding whether to re-sign with Buffalo or pursue free agency following a career-best 40-goal year. "No, I haven't made any decisions. It's a big decision, and it deserves a...
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Tom Puckett
April 08, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The man wanted in connection with the shooting at two Buffalo Police officers has been captured. Police arrested Robert McBride Monday evening. Robert McBride is in the custody of the Buffalo Police Department in connection with the attempted murder of two BPD officers. Excellent...
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