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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - in 2019, 43 million Americans traveled for Memorial Day weekend. This year, Triple A is not even issuing a travel forecast, because it's expected to be record low. It's turning into the year of the staycation.
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In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, photo, a nurse takes notes in the isolation ward for 2019-nCoV patients at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The number of confirmed cases of the new virus has risen again in China on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, as the ruling Communist Party faced anger and recriminations from the public over the death of a doctor who was threatened by police after trying to sound the alarm about the disease over a month ago. (Chinatopix via AP)
Mike Baggerman
February 10, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Concerns about coronavirus isn't having much of an impact on local tourism overseas.
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
January 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) All flights were canceled Wednesday at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport as a result of the blizzard, leaving passengers seeking other alternatives. "We are significantly impacted in Buffalo," says Bill Vanecek at the BNIA. He says when flights get canceled, it's...
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Buffalo, N/Y. (WBEN) - It's back to sticker shock at the gas pump again. Prices are continuing their upward climb across the country. The average price in the Buffalo Niagara Falls area on Monday was $2.90 a gallon. That compares to $2.87 a gallon nationwide. It's a 53 cent increase from a year ago...
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Tom Puckett
March 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The annual AAA survey on growing driving dangers is out, and distracted driving is at the top of the list. The annual Traffic Safety Culture Index shows that 88 percent of drivers believe distracted driving is on the rise, topping other risky behaviors like: Aggressive driving:...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Las Vegas has always been a popular destination for Buffalo area travelers with so many direct flights available. And so far, the horrific mass shooting this week has had little impact on tourism. Elizabeth Carey, Public Affairs Manager for AAA of Western and Central New York...
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