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Richard Root
July 31, 2017 - 6:32 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - New legislation being unveiled by Congressman Chris Collins promises to take some of the bite out of the New York Safe Act. Later today, Rep. Collins will introduce SAGA, or the Second Amendment Guarantee Act. The legislation says quite plainly a State may not impose any...
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Richard Root
July 31, 2017 - 4:27 am
Buffalo, NY - (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire Marshals have arrested a 29 year old man for arson in connection with a two-alarm apartment fire Sunday morning in Allentown at the corner Franklin and Allen Streets. The alarm was sounded about eight o'clock at 486 Franklin and flames were shooting through the...
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Tom Puckett
July 31, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Chason Affinity submits for the approval of the Buffalo Planning Board its plan for a $30 million condominium project. The attorney representing Elmwood Village residents says they're not pleased with how big the project will be. "They're not opposed to apartments or condos, they...
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Randy Bushover
July 31, 2017 - 3:54 am
Gas prices are inching back up slightly. The AAA reports the current cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region is $2.35 - up a penny from last week. The cost for a gallon of gas last year was $2.32. According to Business First, Buffalo's 31 Club, is now seeking new ownership. The restaurant...
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Randy Bushover
July 31, 2017 - 3:53 am
Gas prices are inching back up slightly. The AAA reports the current cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region is $2.35 - up a penny from last week. The cost for a gallon of gas last year was $2.32. According to Business First, Buffalo's 31 Club, is now seeking new ownership. The restaurant...
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Allan Harris
July 30, 2017 - 6:23 am
(WBEN) During the Buffalo Bisons game against the Louisville Bats Sunday at 1:05 p.m., attendees can “test drive” the VR simulator and there will be distracted driving public service announcement videos to help educate the public on the significant dangers of smartphone distracted driving. There...
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July 29, 2017 - 4:05 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking for answers following deadly summertime violence in the city. One person is dead following a shooting on the east side. The incident happened just after noon in the 200 block of Carl Street. Buffalo police say it appears the incident began with a...
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Neil McManus
July 29, 2017 - 8:51 am
Town of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Police in the Town of Tonawanda are requesting some assistance in locating a man who has been missing since Friday morning. Police say that 19-year-old, Michael J. Marcil left the Calvert Boulevard area at about 10:00 Friday morning and did not return. Marcil is...
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July 28, 2017 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says Gen. John F. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. That means Reince Priebus is out. Trump tweeted: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American." Michael...
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Tom Puckett
July 28, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A bipartisan group of Senators and Assemblymembers are calling on Governor Cuomo to issue a disaster declaration and provide emergency funding to assist communities impacted by recent tornadoes and flash floods. The Legislators — Sen. Patrick Gallivan, Sen. Christopher Jacobs,...
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