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June 24, 2019 - 1:08 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Last week, AAA released an eye opening study that estimates 14.8 million Americans report driving a vehicle within one hour of smoking marijuana within the last 30 days. The same report says, "nearly 70% of Americans think it’s unlikely a driver will get caught by...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 20, 2019 - 5:34 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In a busy meeting Wednesday night, the Buffalo school board tackled a number of high profile issues before the end of the school year. The Board addressed the recent incident of Common Councilman Ulysees Wingo bringing a firearm to Riverside High School by banning him from...
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June 19, 2019 - 3:32 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The Resurgence Brewing Company has opened its massive expansion on Chicago Street. The 30,000 square foot facility is nearly three times the size of their Niagara Street location. "We needed to right-size our ship," said Resurgence President Jeff Ware. "We're just...
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Brendan Keany
June 18, 2019 - 9:13 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Ever since the Memorial Auditorium was taken down, the North Aud Block has essentially laid there as an empty pit. Last night, developers and consultants wanted to hear from the public on what should be done with the area. The Erie Canal Harbor Development...
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Canalside Concert Stage June 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
June 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - With the first Canalside Concerts of the season set to take place later this week, some people with an eye toward the future are wondering if the space will be able to accommodate the shows after this summer. With a carousel set to be a permanent fixture in the same space as...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Three people are facing gang assault charges after they were involved in a fight caught on video in Allentown early Sunday morning. Buffalo Police say three people were punching and kicking two people at the corner of Elmwood and Allen. A video of the assault was posted to...
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June 16, 2019 - 8:17 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's not just your imagination. We're setting records when it comes to rainfall in the region and there's more rainfall in the offing for Buffalo and Western New York. The National Weather Service in Buffalo says we shattered the 1926 record for rainfall for June 15th as more...
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Brendan Keany
June 14, 2019 - 5:49 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Buffalo is a mere month away from hosting one of Western New York's largest and most popular attractions every year. Now about one month away from the 36th annual Taste of Buffalo, this year’s food festival will include options from 56 restaurants and food trucks. @...
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(WBEN) - Rochester native Gary Beikirch was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1973 for his heroic actions in Vietnam. On April 1, 1970, with disregard for his personal safety, Beikirch moved through the enemy fire to apply first aid to his fallen comrades and assisted them to a medical-aid station...
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Brendan Keany
June 10, 2019 - 4:26 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Monday afternoon, local state assemblymembers Monica Wallace, Pat Burke, Karen McMahon and Sean Ryan made an official call for the elimination of the 'gay panic defense.' Local state assemblymembers are holding a press conference at the Pride Center of WNY to...
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