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Mike Baggerman
June 06, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tuesday is the first day of the National Homeland Security Conference at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. "It's our 11th conference," National Homeland Security Association Board Member and Niagara County Director of Emergency Services Jonathan Schultz told WBEN. "We'll...
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Tom Puckett
June 06, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Landowners in Southern Erie County will have to wait another month to fight National Fuel's bid to take their property to build a natural gas pipeline. National Fuel says it's only looking for easement rights to develope the pipeline. 16 landowners are still fighting, and Joseph...
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June 05, 2017 - 9:42 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York state is moving to ensure several protections in the Affordable Care Act remain in place regardless of whether the Republican-led Congress votes to repeal it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. Cuomo, a Democrat, has directed state regulators to prohibit insurers...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Lakeshore Flood Warning remains in effect from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Niagara, Orleans, and Monroe Counties. Once again a beach hazards warning is also up, both warning of high waves and winds that could tear into an already devastated stretch of...
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WFTV via ABC News
June 05, 2017 - 11:33 am
Authorities say five people have been killed in a workplace shooting near Orlando. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a briefing Monday that the gunman was a disgruntled former employee who was fired in April. Demings says the gunman shot and killed himself. The sheriff says the...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 05, 2017 - 11:31 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - It looks like U2 may be bringing its 'Joshua Tree' tour to Western New York. The U2 fan site atu2.com has shared a leaked list of new tour dates for the band's Joshua Tree tour that includes New Era Field. WBEN has learned fro other sources the concert will be at New Era...
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(WBEN/AP) - After another terror attack in England, law enforcement around the world is on high alert. Saturday's terror attack in London was the third attack this year that Islamic State has claimed in Britain, after the bombing in Manchester and a similar attack in the heart of London in March...
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Dreamstime
Fog is expected to remain in the area until just after drivetime. Here's the dense fog advisory from the National Weather Service, in place until 9 am Monday: Niagara-Northern Erie- Including the cities of Niagara Falls and Buffalo 428 AM EDT Mon Jun 5 2017 . ..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - June 8 is the 150th birthday for Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect who created the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo. On The WBEN Liveline: Tim Tielman, Greater Buffalo Campaign for Architecture, History & Culture Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th - Tim Tielman With A...
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Richard Root
June 05, 2017 - 2:28 am
Nashville, TN (WBEN) - Rob and Rex Ryan have resurfaced in a big way. Pictures and video online show the brothers going "all in" for the Stanely Cup Final game last Saturday night in Nashville, and, maybe, taking it a bit too far. First off, we know Rob and Rex Ryan were at the game, Saturday, as...
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