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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Variety and Slow Roll Buffalo will team up Saturday for the first ever Variety Ride. "I've been watching these Slow Roll rides, and you see it in all the communities, and 300 to 500 cyclists show up to ride in these," said Attorney Paul Cambria, who helped to organize the ride...
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Conor McGregor's improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties. The fight Saturday night threatens the pay-per-view revenue record set by Mayweather and...
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LeSean McCoy
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Richard Root
August 25, 2017 - 5:58 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Bills' running back LeSean McCoy opened up with his views on the controversial Colin Kaepernick. The ex-49ers quarterback has yet to find a job in the NFL. McCoy did not shy away from offering a detailed, thoughtful look at Kaepernick's situation. "It’s a lot more than just he’...
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Tom Puckett
August 25, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Record Theatre's liquidations sale will end on Sunday, and then inside those doors you'll hear the sounds of silence. It's been an emotional time for employees and customers alike. "People are coming out and enjoying the savings, as well as reminiscing about the past at Record...
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Randy Bushover
August 25, 2017 - 3:55 am
Northwest Savings Bank has completed its move to consolidated office space on Essjay Drive in Amherst. Business First reports the bank has relocated about 70 of its Buffalo-area backroom employees. Children’s clothing store Kid to Kid at 1060 Niagara Falls Blvd. is celebrating its first anniversary...
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Richard Root
August 25, 2017 - 3:42 am
Ripley, NY (WBEN) - State Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a train and SUV in the Town of Ripley in Chautauqua County. Investigators say 58 year old Marilyn Triana of Ripley was driving a 2009 Ford Escape southbound on Goodrich Street in the Town of Ripley at the time of the...
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Mike Baggerman
August 25, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you're planning on hitting a local bar for the Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather fight this Saturday, 716 Food & Sport is expecting to have a full house. "Currently we are fully booked on reservations," James Czora, the bar manager at the restaurant, said. "We actually...
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Bank of America robbery suspect
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Richard Root
August 25, 2017 - 2:55 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Amherst Police are investigating a bank robbery at the Bank of America in the Getzville Plaza located at 2305 Millersport Highway. On August 24, 2017 at around 3:40 pm a black male suspect dressed as a female entered the bank and presented a note demanding money and took an...
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Mike Baggerman
August 25, 2017 - 2:45 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bed bugs have made their triumphant, and unwanted, return to the Rath Building in Buffalo. The building, which houses the offices of elected officials in Erie County, has dealt with the issue of bed bugs for most of this year. "It's disgusting," Erie County Comptroller Stefan...
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Tom Puckett
August 24, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 16-year-old Ibrahim McBryde of Stanislaus Street in Buffalo has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Thomas Franczyk to 10 years in prison and 20 years post-release supervision for the sexual assault of a teen-aged girl. In June, McBryde pleaded guilty to two counts of...
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