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December 18, 2016 - 9:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- President Barack Obama has signed legislation that bestows one of the nation's highest civilian awards on veterans of the American World War II spy agency founded by a New Yorker. The OSS Congressional Gold Medal Act signed this week honors veterans of the Office of...
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December 18, 2016 - 1:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump from Saturday (all times EST): 8:40 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says the U.S. should let China keep the U.S. Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea. Trump tweeted Saturday: "We should tell China...
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December 18, 2016 - 1:03 am
Report: Ryan "Probably" Coaching Final Games For the second straight week, a national report has emerged indicating that Rex Ryan's days in Buffalo could be numbered, this time from ESPN's Adam Schefter. According to Schefter, "Ryan is aware of what's ahead, sources said, which creates an awkward...
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December 18, 2016 - 12:54 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The young Carolina Hurricanes are still learning to ride the highs and lows of the NHL season. They're doing just fine defending home ice, though. Lee Stempniak and Sebastian Aho scored on Carolina's first two shootout attempts, lifting the Hurricanes to a 2-1 win over the...
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December 18, 2016 - 12:49 am
(WBEN) A man was seriously injured inside the metro rail tunnel yesterday afternoon after having been struck by metro train. It happened about 200 yeards inside the tunnel near the University station. NFTA tells us that the man was in his mid 30s, and has been transported to ECMC. Service has been...
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December 18, 2016 - 12:22 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users. Schumer, a New York Democrat, has called e-cigarettes "ticking time bombs" and said they continue to...
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December 17, 2016 - 8:30 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A cold front will cross the region early this morning with rain changing to a wintry mix and then snow before ending. Temperatures will fall steadily today in the wake of the cold front, with some limited lake effect snow developing southeast of the lakes late this afternoon...
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December 17, 2016 - 4:16 am
BUFFALO, N,Y, (WBEN) - The Buffalo Zoo is adding a red panda this weekend. Scout, the one-year-old male red panda, arrived at the Zoo in November and comes to Buffalo from the Memphis Zoo as per a Species Survival Plan recommendation. It marks the first time since 2008 the Buffalo Zoo has had a red...
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December 17, 2016 - 3:40 am
BUFFALO, N,Y, (WBEN) - Erie County Sheriff's Office and the Buffalo Police Department went bald to support Roswell Park Cancer Institute on Friday. Sheriff, Deputies, and Buffalo Police Officers shaved their beards, heads, and raised nearly $40,000 as part of the "Goin' Bald for Bucks" program...
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December 17, 2016 - 12:43 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- With Ivanka Trump, the typically minor role of a first daughter could get a major makeover. She was a key player in her father's winning campaign, and people are closely watching the next moves by President-elect Donald Trump's 35-year-old daughter. She's attended her...
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