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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2017 - 4:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) June 22nd is the date when the Buffalo School Board will be able to present its side in an effort to remove Carl Paladino from the board in front of the state education department. Commissioner MaryEllen Elia issued the order Tuesday afternoon. The board's majority claims...
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Mike Baggerman
April 18, 2017 - 4:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside continues to grow as one of Buffalo's most population destinations, but the North Aud Block remains an eyesore for the area. Congressman Brian Higgins are Assemblyman Sean Ryan are attempting to upgrade the area with calls for the Erie Canal Harbor Development...
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April 18, 2017 - 4:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the move confirms to The Associated Press the Buffalo Bills risk losing running back Mike Gillislee to their AFC East rival New England Patriots. The person says Gillislee signed the Patriots' two-year, $6.4 million offer sheet, putting...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Rochester, NY (WBEN) New York State Police have released the names of the victims of yesterday's deadly rollover crash in Ontario County. Troopers say 9-old Amir Middleton and r 11 year old Shamel Middleton, both from Buffalo, died after they were ejected from the SUV they were in as it rolled over...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Sources confirm to WBEN Steve Pigeon and two associates will be facing felony election law charges in State Supreme Court tomorrow. Pigeon along with Kristy Mazurek and David Pfaff are accused of violating election rules with regard to Erie County Legislature Candidates Richard...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Another major college sporting event is coming to Buffalo. The Frozen Four will be at Key Bank Center in 2019. The NCAA announced sites for a number of championship events in various sports, including men's ice hockey. When it was known as HSBC Arena, Buffalo hosted this same...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 18, 2017 - 1:08 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thousands of jobs in Western New York are available and unemployed residents will have an entire week to find work. The program, called “Buffalo Works”, runs all during the week of April 24-28. “Our entire community is coming together and uniting in a powerful way to make...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2017 - 12:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) TM Montante Development and Morgan Communities have issued their site proposal to Buffalo's Planning Board for the next building at Lancaster Square at Gates Circle. The group says its site plan application is for a six story mixed-use building at the northeast corner of Delaware...
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April 18, 2017 - 12:06 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) - The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - With a final decision likely being made at a meeting this Thursday, some believe a deal was made long ago for a downtown station. "I think the fix was in for downtown six months ago" said Fillmore District Council member David Franczyk, a Central Terminal supporter. "Why did...
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