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January 09, 2017 - 9:57 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a day of change from snow to rain, a line of STRONG winds will cross the Western New York Region overnight into Wednesday. A HIGH WIND WARNING is posted. There is also a wind warning for tonight and tomorrow morning. READ WARNING BELOW CHECK LIVE RADAR Here's the latest...
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January 09, 2017 - 9:56 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The winning bid for the Canalside venue is B. R. Guest, Ltd., part of Rich Entertainment Group, which owns the Buffalo Bisons. Jon Dandes with Rich Entertainment Group says he's looking at a full slate of daily programming and concerts as well as "activating the space to make it...
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Iraqis displaced from Mosul wait for transportation to IDP camps, near Bartella, Iraq on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. Breaking a two-week lull in fighting, Iraqi troops backed by the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes and artillery pushed deeper into eastern Mosul on Thursday in a multi-pronged assault against Islamic State militants in the city. (AP Photo/Cengiz Yar)
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January 09, 2017 - 9:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two people briefed on the decision. He's taking a broad role that could give him sway over both domestic and foreign policy. Kushner, who is married to...
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January 09, 2017 - 2:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top Republicans said Sunday they'll move quickly to enact a new health care law, but they won't say how long that might take or what might replace President Barack Obama's version. Questions surrounding the future GOP plan have unnerved key parts of the health care industry,...
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January 09, 2017 - 2:00 am
By: Mike Baggerman (Twitter: @MikeBaggerman) Last Updated: January 7, 2017 | 12:05 p.m. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - What type of security measures could be added to prevent a future shooting like the one seen Friday at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida? "I think (Friday's) incident highlighted two...
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January 09, 2017 - 1:35 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Flames lit the pre-dawn skies over the west side of Buffalo Monday as a two alarm blaze erupted in a home on Busti Avenue near Virginia. The flames quickly spread to a second neighboring home. The fire began in one home near 5 am and spread to an adjoining one, before being...
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January 08, 2017 - 11:29 pm
Depew, NY (WBEN) In just eight days, residents in the village of Depew will vote on whether they will dissolve the village and have Cheetowaga and Lancaster take over. One man opposed says residents have been bamboozled into having this go up for a vote. "The residents have no fact finding here,"...
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January 08, 2017 - 8:03 pm
Los Angeles, CA (WBEN/AP) - Donald Trump was not in attendance at the Golden Globes, but he was there in spirit - or more precisely, as the target of a slew of political barbs, not to mention an impassioned takedown by actress Meryl Streep. Only a few seconds into his monologue, host Jimmy Fallon...
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January 08, 2017 - 10:40 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Governor Andrew Cuomo is slated to make one in a series of six State of the State speeches in Western New York tomorrow. Cuomo is take his annual address on the road this year after having a fallout with lawmakers in Albany regarding a proposed pay increase for legislators...
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January 08, 2017 - 9:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night in the city's Fillmore District. The shooting occurred just after 9:30 in the 800 block Fillmore Avenue. The victim, a 24-year-old male was taken to ECMC and is in serious condition. Anyone with information...
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