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Tom Puckett
February 19, 2018 - 2:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Common Council Members Joel Feroleto and David Rivera are creating an advisory group to address retail on Elmwood Avenue. Delaware District Council Member Joel Feroleto said "Elmwood is a great neighborhood where a lot of the existing retailers have had a longevity that...
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Tom Puckett
February 19, 2018 - 1:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Catholic Health System promotes from within, naming Mark Sullivan CEO. Sullivan had most recently been executive vice president and chief operating officer since 2007. Sullivan’s 24-year professional career has been spent in Catholic affiliated healthcare organizations, with...
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(AP) LOS ANGELES -- Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer's slow, bluesy rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday before the 67th edition of the NBA's annual showcase wasn't...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:57 am
(WBEN) Democrats may have found their candidate to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in November, but the issue isn't quite settled yet, with Erie County Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner suggesting that three other candidates are likely to still petition for a primary. Last week, the chairs of each...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
A new Siena College Poll has President Obama at the top of the list of most favored living presidents in New York State, with President Trump at the bottom. But for both of them, the support is primarily coming from their own party. Only President George H.W. Bush has high favorability ratings...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 6:23 am
(WBEN) The issue of guns and gun control in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting isn't going away this week, but it might not be going anywhere in Congress either. During the noon hour today , 17 members of a group called Teens for Gun Reform will lie down outside the White House to draw...
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(WBEN) A sudden and stark warm-up is coming to Western New York Weather, with record breaking temperatures close to 70 degrees expected by mid-week. "We are switching gears from the chilly weekend we had," says meteorologist Heather Kenyon at the National Weather Service . "We are expecting...
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Randy Bushover
February 19, 2018 - 4:02 am
The AAA reports that the average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region has dropped by about a penny to $2.68. That's twenty-five cents more than the cost one year ago. Moog Inc. has agreed acquire Czech Republic firm VUES. The purchase price is $65 million in cash. VUES designs and...
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Tom Puckett
February 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As a Queens lawmaker looks to block pet stores from buying from puppy mills, the leader of one animal rescue group says she likes the idea. "Our companion animals are being treated worse than livestock in those puppy mills," says Joye Turock of Joyful Rescues. She's brought in...
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February 18, 2018 - 11:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — This wasn't the first time Devante Smith-Pelly has had racial taunts directed at him during a hockey game. And the Washington Capitals forward knew immediately what the intent of the message was when a few fans began chanting "basketball, basketball, basketball," while...
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