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January 24, 2017 - 1:35 am
The areas imediately around Buffalo will see slushy roads Tuesday morning, but the concentrated freezing rain is forecast for Genesee, Wyoming and Allegany counties and otrher points east, where a winter weather advisory is in effect through this evening A Nor'easter is headed up the East Coast and...
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January 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/CNN) Congressman Chris Collins was in "The Situation Room" Monday, and CNN's Wolf Blitzer fired off questions at him about allegations of insider trading by Health and Human Services Nominee Tom Price. Collins is a major stockholder in an Australian company that is working on...
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January 23, 2017 - 11:48 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Niagara Falls as part of a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel on Buffalo Ave. While there, Cuomo explained that he just proposed the New York State budget and how it will benefit the Western New York region. "I...
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January 23, 2017 - 10:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers will again consider legislation that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician. The bill introduced Monday in Albany would require two physicians to certify the patient's illness is terminal. Physicians could...
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January 23, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office. "Great thing for...
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January 23, 2017 - 9:51 am
Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is charged with bringing a gun to school Monday morning. Lackawanna Police tell WBEN 20 year old Devonte Ridgeway had brought the weapon to school because he had been shot at over the weekend. The gun was found during a routine weapons bag check. Ridgeway ran off...
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January 23, 2017 - 7:58 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga man has received medals he earned serving his country seven years ago, with the help of Congressman Brian Higgins. Howard Tobin received Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-...
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January 23, 2017 - 7:17 am
SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after his vehicle collided with a tour bus on a western New York road. Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace says the crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Monday on Route 60 in the village of Sinclairville. Police identified him as...
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January 23, 2017 - 5:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he'll support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state. The Florida Republican ended nearly two weeks of "will he or won't he" drama by announcing on his Facebook page that he'll vote for Rex Tillerson to serve as the nation's...
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January 23, 2017 - 1:25 am
(WBEN/AP) More than a million people turned out Saturday to nationwide demonstrations opposing President Donald Trump's agenda, a forceful showing that raised liberals' hopes after the election denied them control of all branches of federal government. Now, the question is whether that energy can...
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