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Brendan Keany
August 26, 2019 - 4:03 am
BUFFALO (WBEN)- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will visit the University at Buffalo today. Politically active students at UB excited for Ginsburg Ginsburg will speak and teach students at the UB School of Law throughout the day, while also participating in an evening event at Kleinhans...
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Brendan Keany
August 23, 2019 - 12:39 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN)- As another collegiate academic year is set to get underway in Western New York, the 2019 freshman class at SUNY Buffalo State moved into campus Wednesday. Freshman students could be seen along school streets moving belongings to dorms. They join student-athletes as the first on...
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Montgomery County Sheriff via AP
August 13, 2019 - 1:20 am
A longtime friend of the Dayton gunman bought the body armor, a 100-round magazine and a key part of the gun used in the attack, but there’s no indication the man knew his friend was planning a massacre, federal agents said Monday. Ethan Kollie told investigators that he also helped Connor Betts...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:43 am
Over the past several years, the popularity of kayaking around Western New York has taken off. Companies on the local waterfront, including Waterbike Adventures and Buffalo Harbor Kayak have taken notice of the increased activity on the water. "There can be upwards of 50 to 100 people out on the...
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AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool
August 02, 2019 - 2:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking. U.S. consumers will likely feel the...
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AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
July 24, 2019 - 11:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of “total exoneration” Wednesday in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference. In a long day of congressional testimony, Mueller...
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AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
July 24, 2019 - 1:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President Donald Trump’s reelection prospects in ways that Mueller’s book-length report did not. Republicans...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:49 am
Local museums are gearing up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this Saturday. The Buffalo Museum of Science is getting ready for what many call the pinnacle of human achievement with many events and activities planned for the community. "We'll have activities all...
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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
July 17, 2019 - 12:09 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’...
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AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
July 03, 2019 - 12:09 am
FILE - In this June 28, 2019, file photo, Matt Adams, center right, Legal Director of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, leaves the U.S. Courthouse with others after a hearing on asylum seekers in Seattle. On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, a federal judge in Seattle has blocked a Trump administration...
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