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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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NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run. The 52-year-old New York Democrat said Tuesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "It's an important first step and it's...
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Canisius High School (Photo via Canisius High School Twitter)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Jesuit Order released a list of abusive priests and there were eight priests from Western New York who were on the list. Among the priests on the list includes Rev. Cornelius Carr, who worked at Canisius High School in the 1960's. Carr was on a list of accused priests...
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47-Acre parcel at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park where a Cannabis Campus will be developed if New York State passes legislation on legalizing marijuana. January 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 11, 2019 - 9:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A San Diego cannabis company was approved to begin development on a $200 Million high-tech cannabis campus in Buffalo. The company, Flora California Prime, was approved to acquire 47 acres at the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park from the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation...
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Brendan Keany
January 10, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - There has been so much discussion on parking in the City of Buffalo in recent weeks, and now, local politicians want to make statewide regulations regarding the practices of private parking lots. State Assemblymembers Sean Ryan and Monica Wallace say private parking...
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Tom Puckett
January 08, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WBEN) A three person arbitration panel issued a ruling against the Seneca Nation of Indians in the casino compact dispute with the state. The three-person arbitration panel determined Tuesday the Senecas' slot revenue sharing payment obligation must continue beyond year 14 of its...
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Buffalo City Hall (left) and Federal Courthouse (right). October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo was ranked among the most popular cities for millennial homebuyers, according to a recent report by LendingTree.com In its list of 50 cities, Buffalo had the fourth-highest percentage of purchase requests from millennials at 46 percent, who are less than age 35...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WBEN/AP) — A majority of voters casting midterm election ballots in New York said the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate. As voters cast ballots for governor, U.S. Senate and members of Congress in Tuesday's...
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Marc Molinaro, speaking with supporters, in Lancaster. September 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
November 01, 2018 - 6:18 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Four of the five candidates for governor in New York are set to participate in the last scheduled debate before election day - though Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn't expected to show up. Republican Marc Molinaro, Libertarian Larry Sharpe, independent Stephanie Miner and Green...
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October 19, 2018 - 10:22 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday is another chance for some lucky people to walk away with more money than they could have ever imagined. The Mega Millions Jackpot is now up to $1 billion and is drawing lines at gas stations and convenience stores across the country. In the Town of Tonawanda, WBEN...
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