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(WBEN) - A new Siena college poll released this morning shows that voters in New York are supportive of legalizing marijuana, 55-40 percent, And opposed to allowing undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license, 53-41 percent. The new numbers come out with just a week and a half left in the...
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Tom Puckett
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Pope Francis has reportedly approved changes to the Lord's prayer regarding the line about temptation. He says it wasn't interpreted correctly for English speaking Catholics. Instead of saying, ”Lead us not into temptation,” Catholics will say, “Do not let us fall into temptation...
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Randy Bushover
June 10, 2019 - 3:48 am
Local gas prices continue a slow decline. The AAA pegs the current average for a gallon of unleaded in Western New York at $2.87 - down a penny from last week's cost. Scott Lawn Yard Inc. of Niagara Falls has been awarded a $1.83 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo...
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Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With only ten days left for the New York State Legislature to pass bills which would legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana, lawmakers remain unsure whether or not they'll get it done. Recreational marijuana is currently illegal in New York State, though it was...
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June 10, 2019 - 1:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Niagara Falls, New York have been searching for a suspect after a woman was found chained in a basement. WKBW says the woman was taken to a hospital after police used a bloodhound to track her down on Sunday. Police had received a call about an assault at around...
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June 10, 2019 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (WBEN/AP) — After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation's most notorious murder cases, O.J. Simpson says his life has entered a phase he calls the "no negative zone." In a telephone Interview, Simpson told The Associated Press he is healthy and happy living in Las Vegas...
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June 09, 2019 - 8:44 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another flooding threat for property owners along the Lake Ontario shoreline this week as a Lakeshore Flood Warning is posted late Monday through Tuesday. The combination of record high lake levels and winds from the west to northwest has forecasters concerned about further...
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Tim Wenger
June 09, 2019 - 8:35 am
(WBEN) Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone held the first of seven scheduled listening session with parishioners yesterday at St. Gregory the Great Parish Ministry Center in Williamsville.   The listening session were to hear any criticism of its handling of complaints of sexual abuse by clergy. The...
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Allan Harris
June 09, 2019 - 7:42 am
(WBEN) Big weekend for fun in Western New York. It started Friday night with the Superhero Walk in Delaware Park. Some 15-hundred people took part including our own Susan Rose. The 5K race and wellness walk celebrates the hero within each of us, highlighting the strength and diversity of the mental...
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June 09, 2019 - 6:16 am
(WBEN/AP) In New York state government news, the Assembly plans to vote this week on legislation authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. Lawmakers are also expected to consider bills that would renew and possibly strengthen tenant protections in the New York...
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