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Randy Bushover
June 23, 2017 - 4:39 am
A new boutique fitness studio is coming to East Amherst this fall called Rebel Ride Indoor Cycling & Strength. Rebel Ride will become the first-ever immersive indoor cycling studio in Western New York. It will be located at 6449 Transit Road on the ground floor of The Abbey, a new residential...
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Tom Puckett
June 23, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If you've been out and about this summer, you've probably noticed it's not taking as much of a toll on your wallet. GasBuddy.com says the average price of a gallon of gas is $2.30 and is expected to stay there for most of the summer. "Gas prices are down four cents from last week...
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Mike Baggerman
June 23, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Ride for Roswell returns for its 22nd year this weekend. The annual event began in 1996 and raises money for Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the effort to find a cure for cancer. Terry Bourgeois is a steering team member for Ride for Roswell. He first participated in the...
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Richard Root
June 23, 2017 - 12:55 am
Lancaster, NY (WBEN) - Over a week after a hit and run accident on Grand Island, which New York State Police are still trying to solve, a man is dead after being struck on Broadway in Lancaster. Police say a 28-year-old man was hit on Broadway near Pavement Road very early Thursday morning. The...
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Richard Root
June 23, 2017 - 12:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - While ride-sharing will officially launch west of New York City next week, the ride to get there remains bumpy. The NFTA Board of Commissioners approved a $3.50 fee per drop-off and pickup at the Buffalo Niagara Airport. Other airports nationwide have enacted similar fees. The...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing...
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Tom Puckett
June 22, 2017 - 3:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres' full schedule is out for 2017-18. It won't be long before the Sabres head to Vegas to take on the expansion Golden Knights. The Sabres open their season at home on Thursday, Oct. 5 against the Montreal Canadiens. The longest home stand of the season will take...
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June 22, 2017 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has "no idea" whether other "tapes" or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey's assertion that Trump...
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June 22, 2017 - 12:13 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN/AP) - Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their bill to eliminate much of the Obama health care law. The measure would cut and revamp Medicaid, the health care program for lower-income and disabled people. It would repeal tax increases Obama's law imposed on...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Shakespeare in Delaware Park (SDP) opens its 42nd season of free professional outdoor theater Thursday night. "We're opening up with The Merry Wives of Windsor" said SDP spokeswoman and local actress Lisa Ludwig. The Merry Wives is an all-female cast directed by Eileen Dugan...
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