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Tom Puckett
September 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The month of October is upon us, and some are looking ahead to winter. How much snow we could shovel is still unclear to one local meteorologist. "Winter outlooks usually have higher confidence only if we have a strong El Nino. We have none of that, but we have a weak La Nina,...
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Richard Root
September 28, 2017 - 3:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo fire crews were kept busy overnight with a fire at 168 Crowley Avenue in the city's Riverside district. The call came in around 1 a.m. Thursday and when crews arrived, flames were showing out of a dormer. They discovered fire on the second floor and in the attic...
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Richard Root
September 28, 2017 - 3:15 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A 17 year old was taken to the Erie County Medical Center after being shot in Buffalo Wednesday afternoon. The victim was shot on Bennett Village Terrace around 4:15 p.m. The wound was reported to be non-life threatening. No word on his condition or if there are suspects. This...
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Mike Baggerman
September 28, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – It’s been a busy few weeks of preparation for the local organizations in control of Hillary Clinton’s book signing, which is scheduled for noon on Thursday. AP Photo The former democratic presidential candidate will be signing 1,000 copies of her new book What Happened which...
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September 27, 2017 - 8:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Rex Ryan spent the previous two seasons coaching the Buffalo Bills unable to build anything resembling a dominant defense. In three games under Ryan’s successor, Sean McDermott, the Bills are at the very least showing signs of playing with cohesion despite...
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September 27, 2017 - 8:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Back in Buffalo for a second stint, former Sabres captain Jason Pominville is the only member of a retooled lineup with firsthand knowledge of how much buzz the team can generate around town when winning. “Just walking in the parking lot to your car, that ramp was full of...
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Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2017 - 5:31 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) – An interesting push has taken place in the latest effort to bring the Amazon Headquarters to Western New York. Except this push doesn’t just include Western New York. It also includes our neighbors to the north on Southern Ontario. Channel 2 first reported that the...
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Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2017 - 1:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz signed an executive order which requires construction projects in the county costing greater than $250,000 and involving at least three workers will require those contractors to employ local and disadvantaged workers. "Poverty does exist...
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Tom Puckett
September 27, 2017 - 12:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police say a teen reported missing has been located. Police say 13 year old Jasmine Coon has been located and is back with family members. Coon had been reported missing this morning after school officials say she reported to School 39 but then left the school, seen on...
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Washington, D.C. (WBEN) - President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that Republicans have the votes to pass Health Care reform, but not before Friday's deadline. Congressman Chris Collins said he couldn't comment on that because "it's news to me". "Clearly we don't have Republican votes in the...
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