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Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Sports gambling is expected to come to Western New York by the end of this year. Kambi Group will be the vendor for Seneca Gaming Corporation when it implements sports betting at the Seneca Casinos in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Salamanca. “We are so excited to bring sports...
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November 01, 2019 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump says he will be making Palm Beach, Florida, his permanent residence after he leaves the White House, rather than returning to Trump Tower in New York. Trump tweeted late Thursday that he cherished New York. But he added that "despite the fact that I pay...
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Brendan Keany
October 03, 2019 - 3:05 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - As it stands following a temporary order issued by a state court Thursday, New York State's emergency ban on flavored e-cigarette products is on hold for two weeks, but former County Executive Joel Giambra held a press conference at Perfection Vapes in Depew to again urge Governor...
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Brendan Keany
October 01, 2019 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo told WAMC radio that he's inclined to hold a special election for former Congressman Chris Collins' empty seat in New York's 27th District. "Western New York deserves a seat. We have a lot going on in Western New York, a lot of good things...
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Mike Baggerman
September 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The vaping business in Western New York has never been busier. But that’s not exactly a good thing. Fears of impending regulation including the statewide ban on flavored e-cigarettes and looming federal regulations that would do the same are causing owners of some vape shops...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Food Network star Sandra Lee have broken up after more than a decade of dating. The former couple announced the split with a joint statement issued Wednesday afternoon. "Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York's Democratic governor this week urged neighboring states to work together on recreational marijuana policies that also address vaping products. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned Wednesday to travel to Connecticut to meet with the state's Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two Buffalo lawmakers are hoping the recent publicity and action surrounding the Buffalo Skyway competition could lead to a similar plan for the future of the Scajaquada Expressway. Two Buffalo Common Council members, both of whose districts surround the highway, have filed a...
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Mike Baggerman
September 17, 2019 - 12:37 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo and the selecting jury announced that SWBR, Fisher Associates and MRB Group out of Rochester has won the $100,000 Skyway Design Ideas competition. The competition, which began earlier this year, saw more than 100 submissions. The submissions were...
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Randy Sharpe at Premier Vape on Union Road in Cheektowaga. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 17, 2019 - 1:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Some vape shop owners are worried that they may go out of business thanks to the latest move by government to regulate the business. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced the ban of flavored e-cigarettes and asked state police and the department of health to ramp up law...
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