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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 1:50 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's controversial comments during a Tuesday interview on WAMC Radio have revived the discussion about the use of the racial term. The governor quoted an opinion piece in the New York Times and used the "n-word" while talking about slurs that were often...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday closed a legal loophole in double jeopardy which protects individuals who are pardoned by a president from being prosecuted at the state level for the same offense. It was initially proposed when President Trump thought about pardoning Paul...
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(WBEN) - When, if at all, might a special election take place for the seat in NY-27? It's up to Governor Andrew Cuomo to call for a special election for the now-vacant Congressional seat. He talked about when he might do that this morning on WAMC. "Western New York deserves a seat. We have a lot...
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Deteriorating road conditions on I-90 in Seneca Nation. August 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN) - The New York State Thruway Authority is pointing the finger back at the Seneca Nation, saying that the deplorable condition of the I-90 as it runs through Seneca territory is due to the Senecas not giving the state permission to do the work. "To put it mildly, we have been frustrated that...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2019 - 6:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Tesla facility, and New York's involvement in the project, are once again under the microscope. An expose in Vanity Fair, titled " How Elon Musk Fooled Investors, Bilked Taxpayers, and Gambled Tesla to Save SolarCity " put a national spotlight on the Tesla/SolarCity project...
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Students at Leonardo daVinci High School. September 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2019 - 12:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo this week signed legislation which would allow the City of Buffalo to establish speed cameras in school zones. The programs allows the city to enforce speed limits in school zones using cameras that record speeding violations in real time without the...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:07 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It is now illegal in New York to possess an undetectable knife. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Tuesday. It prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment, and possession of knives and other weapons that are undetectable by a metal detector. "Undetectable...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
August 06, 2019 - 10:02 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation which would allow school buses to have stop-arm cameras. The cameras will record the illegal passing of school buses and give a ticket to drivers who violate the law. "No parent should ever have to worry that their child's bus ride...
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Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. May 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. renewed criticism of the Cuomo Administration is response to the deteriorating conditions of I-90 through the soverign territory. "There is only one simple reason that the State has continually refused to honor its obligation to...
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Albany, NY (WBEN) - The Governor pouring some cold water on the idea of passing the controversial "Green Light Bill." The State Assembly Transportation committee on Wednesday passed the bill, which would grant undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a driver's license by passing a road test,...
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