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(WBEN) - A coalition of companies in the marijuana industry is launching an ad campaign this week aimed at encouraging New York State lawmakers to legalize cannabis as part of the state budget. "It's time New York starts competing in this growing industry," says a voiceover in the TV ad, that cites...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - City crews on Wednesday are replacing the parking signs downtown after the Buffalo Common Council last month approved various changes to parking rates. Downtown rates in several areas downtown have doubled from $1 per hour including much of Chippewa Street, Delaware Avenue,...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced a series of 'Listening Sessions' across the state on the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana. In a statement, the Governor said that input from the forum would be used to help craft a marijuana law for the state. A meeting in...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Lawyers and law enforcement across the country are still looking to sort through the ramifications of Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Trump's travel ban. Rosana Berardi of Berardi Immigration law joined WBEN Wednesday morning to help sort through what it...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
(WBEN) - Could New York lawmakers slide sports betting into their agenda before the end of the legislative session? A new bill that would regulate sports betting was introduced in Albany Tuesday by Assemblyman Gary Pretlow. Proponents say the bill is a compromise of sorts between lawmakers in the...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The new tax law won't impact your return until next year, but that hasn't stopped many from asking questions while filing ahead of this year's deadline. As tax day rapidly approaches on April 17, many are wondering what the tax law overhaul will mean for next year's return. "...
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Neil McManus
March 24, 2018 - 7:59 am
Jamestown, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man faces multiple charges after leading Jamestown police on an hour-long chase Friday night. Authorities say that 19-year-old, Jordan Alexander man was being sought in connection with a number of armed robberies in Buffalo including the robbery of a Liberty Cab...
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CSS Oncology (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite a report that CCS Oncology is going out of business, the cancer care provider tells WBEN that they remain open for patients. "It's an editorialization of what was filed in court, and is not factually accurate," said Brendan Chiarilli of CCS Oncology on reports of the...
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(AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says two people have been injured, and the shooter has died in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland. A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news...
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Tom Puckett
March 16, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An inmate at the Erie County Holding Center was arraigned Friday on charges he attacked his attorney during a meeting last week. 54-year-old Mark Dublino is charged with felony Assault While Confined in a Correctional Facility and one count of Attempted Assault with Intent to...
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