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Mike Baggerman
July 15, 2017 - 7:44 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In her visit to Buffalo on Friday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talked about the recently amended health care bill introduced by Senate Republicans. "I think it's really harmful for New Yorkers," the senator said. "It's really going to undermine people's access to affordable...
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July 15, 2017 - 7:15 am
Washington DC (WBEN) - Former Trump campaign official and WBEN contributor Michael Caputo says he has told the House Intelligence Committee that he "never heard the word Russia" during his time on President Donald Trump's campaign. It''s a message he delivered at the hearings, and in a series of...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 15, 2017 - 5:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo and Erie County's Naval and Military Park will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the arrival of the USS Little Rock and the USS The Sullivans on Saturday morning at the hangar. "At that time we are going to have families of the crew members who brought the ships from...
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Tom Puckett
July 14, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) Campaign strategist and WBEN contributor Michael Caputo spent Friday afternoon in Washington testifying before the House Intelligence Committee as it looks into possible interference by Russia in the 2016 elections. "There was a lot of redundancy in the questions," says Caputo...
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Tom Puckett
July 14, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Brides across the country are fretting as their dream day could become a nightmare. Alfred Angelo stores nationwide suddenly shut down. The Attorney General's office says it's offering help. "We are in touch with Alfred Angelo, a bridal store located in Buffalo, Syracuse and...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2017 - 4:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In her first visit to Western New York since February, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke at the second day of the 47th annual conference for women's rights. The theme of this year's conference was "Embracing Our Past and Empowering Our Future". "I think that we have a...
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Tom Puckett
July 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Clarence, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's deputies say a Clarence doctor alerted them about a scam involving a utility on Wednesday. Deputies say the doctor, who works at a veterinarian's office, detailed how the business received a call from a female who identified herself as “Amanda.” The female...
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July 14, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) He's testifying in Washington this afternoon, but Michael Caputo has published his opening statement to the House Intelligence Committee on his blog, Politics NY. The statement reads: I want to thank the Committee for consenting to my request for a meeting. I hope my testimony...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2017 - 2:59 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - After Thursday's flash flood, many Western New Yorkers are now in recovery mode after water took over various parts of their home property. One such resident is Cheektowaga's Greg Jarmuz, whose basement yielded four inches of water during the storm. He said the entire...
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Tom Puckett
July 14, 2017 - 2:38 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A judge has denied a motion to dismiss election law violation charges against former State Senator George Maziarz. Maziarz and his attorneys claim selective enforcement when Maziarz and State Senator Rob Ortt were charged with corruption in connection with allegedly false filings...
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