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February 12, 2017 - 5:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (WBEN/AP) -- Adele, who had trouble with her live performance at last year's Grammys, restarted her tribute to George Michael Sunday at the Grammy Awards, telling the audience: "I can't mess this up for him." She stopped and used an expletive after singing some of a new arrangement of...
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February 12, 2017 - 8:08 am
Town of Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriffs are investigating a single car crash that happened early Sunday morning in the Town of Wheatfield. Authorities say that a vehicle traveling eastbound on Niagara Road slid into the westbound lane and then left the road striking a tree at about 6:...
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February 12, 2017 - 4:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Anti-smoking advocates are encouraging New York state to increase funding for programs that help smokers quit and discourage young people from picking up the habit. Groups including the American Heart Association, American Lung Association, the American cancer Society and...
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February 12, 2017 - 1:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In tune with the new administration of alternative facts, viewers are embracing a comic alternative president. Alec Baldwin, who has scored in guest shots on "Saturday Night Live" with his mocking impersonation of Donald Trump since the campaign's final weeks, presided Saturday...
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February 12, 2017 - 1:23 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - An Angola man is lucky to be alive after he fell off a hill at Eighteen Mile Creek Park in Hamburg on Saturday. The 20-year-old reportedly fell 75 feet after he veered off a marked path yet was alert and responsive when first responders arrived. He was taken to ECMC by Mercy...
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February 11, 2017 - 10:27 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) –As a community continues to mourn the loss of 20 year old Wardel Davis, who died while in police custody this past week, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown tells WBEN the city and police department are doing all they can to find out exactly what happened at 19 Hoyt Street. Brown told...
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February 11, 2017 - 3:15 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for ALL of WNY while a Winter Storm WARNINGis in place for the southern tier.. The Buffalo metro area could see up to a half foot by Monday morning. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY... * LOCATIONS...Niagara.....
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February 11, 2017 - 1:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York state's high school graduation rate continued its slow climb in 2016, when 79.4 percent of students earned a diploma after four years. The graduation rate released Friday by the state Department of Education is 1.3 percent higher than the 78.1 percent for the class...
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February 11, 2017 - 1:11 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police announced that a parking lot attendant was robbed and assaulted Thursday evening. The alleged incident occured underneath the I-190 in the Lower Terrace near Canalside. Two armed suspects allegedly robbed the attendant of $300 and attendant also suffered head...
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February 11, 2017 - 12:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has promised more legal action after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Trump tweeted "SEE YOU IN COURT" after the decision came out Thursday, but what he has in mind remains to be seen...
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