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Tom Puckett
April 05, 2017 - 12:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Five Western New York Payless ShoeSource locations will close as the company begins restructuring. This after Payless filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The locations are: Eastern Hills Mall, Eastgate Plaza in Williamsville (Transit Rd.), Aurora Village Shopping Center in East...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - As Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino is planning to file suit against fellow school board members, for conspiring against his freedom of speech, a stakeholder group is calling for complete receivership. Franklin Redd with the District Parent Coordinating Council of...
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(WBEN/AP) - A top Obama national security adviser says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. Susan Rice says it was sometimes necessary for her to request the identity of Americans whose...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:37 am
(ABC) Air Force officials confirm that an F-16 fighter jet with the DC Air National Guard’s 113th Fighter Wing has crashed in suburban Maryland near Joint Base Andrews. Master Sgt. Craig Clapper, a spokesman for the 113th Fighter Wing, told ABC News the pilot was able to eject safely and has non...
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Carl Paladino's attorney says that the ouster proceedings to remove him from the Buffalo School Board are a pretext designed to keep Paladino quiet. One day after it was revealed that there would be a federal lawsuit on behalf of Carl Paladino to end the ouster proceedings against him, Attorney...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:48 am
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says New York hunters killed about 214,000 deer in 2016, up about 5 percent from 2015. That includes an estimated 109,000 adult bucks -- a 10 percent increase from 2015 -- and 105,000 antlerless deer. The numbers are preliminary estimates. The DEC...
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Dave Debo
April 05, 2017 - 6:20 am
New York lawmakers are poised to pass a new state budget after resolving a stalemate that caused them to blow through a Saturday deadline. The state Senate began deliberations on a budget deal late Tuesday night, with the intention of passing it Wednesday, the same day the Assembly plans to take it...
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Tom Puckett
April 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Tonight marks the end of the Buffalo Sabres home season, and one that will end ultimately without a playoff berth this weekend. "I think it's been disappointing," says WGR SportsRadio 550 Sabres beat reporter Paul Hamilton. "They were supposed to challenge for the playoffs and...
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Mike Baggerman
April 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With prom season around the corner for Western New York high school students, the need to find a prom dress for high school girls is at its peak. However, a quick internet search for a prom dress shows prices well over $100, which, for some, is unaffordable. Plus, there's the...
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April 05, 2017 - 1:00 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Congresswoman Clinton? President Clinton? For now, Chelsea Clinton insists she's focused far less on her political future than burnishing her profile as an author of children's books. The former first daughter embarked on a six-state book tour Tuesday that was scheduled back...
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