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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A day after announcing that the team will return to its original royal blue and gold colors in the 2020-2021 season, the Buffalo Sabres unveiled a new special jersey that will be worn at times during their upcoming 50th anniversary season. The jersey is mostly white, with deep...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres made the announcement many fans have been waiting for. The team is bringing back Royal Blue jerseys starting in the 2020-21 season. The team announced the return to the original jersey colors in a Twitter post on Thursday after years of fans clamoring for the...
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(WBEN) - Daredevil Nik Wallenda is preparing for his next big wire walk, this time walking the tightrope high above Times Square in New York City. The event, being televised nationally as "Highwire Live," will take place Sunday night at 8:00, and will also feature Wallenda's sister Lijana. Lijana...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 19, 2019 - 10:41 am
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Hope is dwindling for those who want to see sports betting allowed in more than just a handful of casinos across New York. With potentially hours left to go in the State Legislative session, it doesn't appear that mobile sports betting will come to the state any time soon as...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York became the 13th state to authorize driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally under legislation approved by lawmakers and signed into law Monday night. The Democrat-led state Senate voted 33-29 in favor of the bill after several hours of debate...
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VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island said a small plane carrying three people went down in a residential neighborhood of Valley Stream Sunday night. Newsday reports that a disoriented pilot flying a rented single-engine plane flying in thick fog with a disoriented pilot ran out of fuel...
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Chick-FIl-A holds grand opening on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. November 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Controversy brewing over a proposed second Chick-Fil-A in Western New York. The NFTA says it's revamping the food court at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, with Chick-Fil-A set to be the anchor attraction. The plan though, is running in to opposition. "The problem...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a new Siena poll, 67% of New York voters say that Amazon canceling its planned second headquarters in Queens was bad for the state, and 61% support a deal in which Amazon would receive $3 Billion in state and city incentives to create up to 25,000 jobs. Voters identified...
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Brian Mazurowski
February 12, 2019 - 9:45 am
Derby, NY (WBEN) - New Era Cap says that they have reached a severance agreement with the union representing workers at its Derby manufacturing facility, and plans to close the plant at the end of March. In a statement, New Era said an agreement has been reached with the Communication Workers of...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 16, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has made the plea to bring sports betting to New York state, but there's a big catch. During his State of the State address, Cuomo called for legalizing sports gambling in New York, but only at four state-run casinos located in the Finger Lakes, Southern...
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