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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - On day 100 of the Trump presidency, strategists Michael Caputo and Jeremy Zellner put it into perspective during a 2 hour forum at SUNY Buffalo State's Bulgar Hall, moderated by WBEN's Susan Rose. Zellner, Erie County Democratic Elections Commissioner, said the first 100 days...
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April 29, 2017 - 5:56 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WGR 550/WBEN) - The Buffalo Bills close out the 2017 NFL Draft with the addition of six new players over the three-day event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With the Bills' final pick of the Draft in the sixth round (195th overall), they take linebacker Tanner Vallejo out of...
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April 29, 2017 - 10:52 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Hundreds gathered for the Women and Children's Hospital and Kiss 98.5 Kiss Cares Super Hero Walk to benefit the new John R. Oishei Children's hospital. Kids dressed as superheroes ranging anywhere from Batman to Superman and Thor. "When you have 2,500 people in the community...
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April 29, 2017 - 7:14 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The DEA is holding the event between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at various locations across the country. The public can dispose of unused and unwanted prescription medications at over 5,000 collection sites nationwide. The service...
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April 29, 2017 - 6:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The alarming high water level along the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario will be of particular concern Sunday as gusty northeast winds are forecast to churn things up. Forecasters are warning of waves from six to seven feet with the winds and have issues a Lakeshore Flood...
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Buffalo, NY, (WBEN) - The Junior League of Buffalo opens the Decorators' Show House to the public Saturday. More than 20-thousand people are expected to visit the house over the next 3 weeks. The Show House is in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, at 766 Ellicott Street in Buffalo...
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April 28, 2017 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- It's a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a bathtub with a razor. We see her slice into her skin, we see the blood pour out, hear her cry and struggle to breathe. Then she is still. The suicide of the heroine in Netflix's new popular...
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April 28, 2017 - 8:13 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Rookie coach Sean McDermott didn't stand pat in turning the first three round of the NFL draft into swap meet by wheeling and dealing to place his personal stamp on the Buffalo Bills roster. And McDermott even provided a parting shot to his former team, the Carolina...
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Tom Puckett
April 28, 2017 - 5:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Autopsy results are in for Wardel Davis, who died in police custody in February. The ruling is a homicide. The autopsy shows Davis died of pre-existing respiratory ailments brought on by a scuffle he had with police. Buffalo PBA attorney Tom Burton says while he has not seen the...
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Mike Baggerman
April 28, 2017 - 5:40 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Bills' first round draft pick Tre'Davious White visited Buffalo for the first time on Friday and took a tour of the stadium he will call home. Among the highlights of his press conference came when he announced he was given the nickname "Baby Shaq" because of his...
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