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January 19, 2017 - 5:17 am
In a world where I get political advice from The Financial Guys, Mike Lomas and Glenn Wiggle, it would only seem only fair that we get stock tips from Rep. Chris Collins. This week, HHS nominee Rep Tom Price (R-GA) was asked by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) during his confirmation hearing: "...
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January 19, 2017 - 1:36 am
(WBEN) The group that decides whether Buffalo's next train station should be in Canalside, in Larkinville or at the former NYRR Central Terminal on Buffalo's east side hears from the public today in their first meeting. The 17-member site selection committee will meet from 10 until 2 today in...
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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic SIte
January 18, 2017 - 11:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo was the city of light in 1901, hosting the Pan-American Exposition. On a September day, President McKinley paid a visit, and American history changed course. 28 year old Leon Czolgosz approached McKinley to shake his hand. The hand was covered in a bandage, with no one...
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January 18, 2017 - 4:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo School Board voted in favor of a resolution to file a petition which will remove Carl Paladino from the board. The resolution comes after Paladino's controversial December remarks about the Obama family featured in Artvoice. The school board passed the resolution...
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January 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is saying he stressed to President-elect Donald Trump the impact of federal spending on state budgets. Cuomo had a nearly hourlong meeting with the Republican president-elect at Trump Tower on Wednesday. The governor said they discussed the...
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January 18, 2017 - 10:43 am
Washington, DC (AP) President Barack Obama says that claims of voter fraud in the U.S. elections are "fake news," and that the U.S. is the only democracy that makes it harder for its citizens to vote. Obama referred in his final presidential news conference to election fraud claims repeatedly...
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January 18, 2017 - 9:18 am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman. The former president was admitted to the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital to "address an acute respiratory...
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January 18, 2017 - 8:42 am
Washington, DC (AP) Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting the congressman in line to become the next health secretary used his position to help a company he'd bought stock in. But Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price says he did nothing wrong and that his broker decided to make...
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January 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN/AP) Amherst Police say a woman has died after she was hit by a vehicle just moments after attending services at a church. Police say the accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Eggert Road near St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church. Officers say 75 year old Helen Liebler had...
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January 18, 2017 - 6:03 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Catholic Charities announced a goal of $11,000,000 for their 2017 appeal during a Wednesday news conference. Bishop Richard Malone announced the theme of the campaign would be "Finite Time, Infinite Good." The patron saint for the 2017 Appeal is St. Marianne Cope. "As we launch...
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