David Bellavia

Tom Puckett
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A nation will hear from an Iraq war hero from Western New York today as the Army introduces the rest of the country to David Bellavia during a news conference in Cheektowaga. WBEN will broadcast the session LIVE at approximtaley 10am. In just two weeks, Bellavia will receive the...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:20 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Decorated Iraq War Veteran and WBEN talk show host David Bellavia will be awarded with the Medal of Honor. Bellavia will receive the Medal of Honor on June 25 in a ceremony at the White House. The Honorable David Bellavia 930in716 READ MORE: David Bellavia to receive Medal of...
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Tim Wenger
June 07, 2019 - 6:05 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York Iraq War veteran and WBEN talk host David Bellavia will be the recipient of the highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor...
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April 19, 2019 - 5:35 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN - David Bellavia) - The Mueller Report, released yesterday, is almost 500 pages long. To put that into perspective, let’s compare this read to an American classic: John Steinbeck’s 600 page monster East of Eden . Written in 1952, Steinbeck took approximately two and half years...
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Brendan Keany
November 11, 2018 - 9:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Yesterday was Veterans Day, and people all over the country celebrated and honored what United States veterans have fought for. The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library held a program to bring awareness to the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended...
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Tom Puckett
November 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Analysts say those who expected fireworks in the 2018 midterms were disappointed. The Democrats did win control of the House, but the Republicans keep control of the Senate. "If this were a movie, I'd want my money back," says WBEN's David Bellavia. "I expected something to...
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August 13, 2018 - 9:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Republicans may have to nominate U.S. Rep. Chris Collins for another political office in order to strip his name from the November ballot after the three-term conservative lawmaker dropped his re-election bid following insider trading charges. The odd move may be...
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August 09, 2018 - 8:18 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN- David Bellavia ) - In January 2017, the Washington Post and Politico reported that they overheard an obnoxious Congressman on the floor of the House of Representatives bragging about how many millionaires he’s made in Buffalo thanks to his stock tips. As insignificant as this...
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Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2017 - 3:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Local advocates responded to President Trump's tweets on Wednesday morning which said the United States government will no longer allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military because of the medical costs and disruptions that transgender in the...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Is the U.S. nearing a flash point with North Korea? The entire U.S. Senate is invited to the White House for a briefing Wednesday. WBEN Talker David Bellavia, a decorated Iraq war veteran, said the location is very significant. "I don't think President Trump believes the Senate...
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