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Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - Stocks are sinking again after the U.S. and China each announced tariffs on goods exported by the other, a move that increased investors' worries over a trade dispute that could slow down global commerce. The Chinese government issued a $50 billion list of more than 100 U.S...
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(WBEN) A new poll from the Siena Research Institute shows extensive support -among both Republicans and Democrats in New York State -- for a mandatory waiting period on gun purchases but a split over arming some teachers and possibly banning the sale of assault style weapons in the United States...
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February 24, 2018 - 9:34 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor is blasting a proposal from the White House that he says would devastate funding for food assistance. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that President Donald Trump's plan would reduce Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits for an...
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Protesters on Elmwood Avenue (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 19, 2018 - 3:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Protesters marched in Buffalo on Monday to criticize President Trump and his administration for not following the rule of law. "It's been clear that the rule of law has been flouted, procedures have not been followed, that lies have been told and told again, that he denied...
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Dave Debo
January 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
(WBEN) The United States Senate is expected to vote at 12n Monday on a measure that could end the government showdown. Lack of agreement Sunday guaranteed the shutdown would enter a third day. The US government is the largest employer in the 7 counties of Western New York, with 15,000 employees at...
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Richard Root
January 19, 2018 - 3:38 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - M&T Bank announced earlier this week that they are joining dozens of high-profile companies in giving out raises because of Republican tax reform bill that passed last year. "M&T is making these investments in anticipation of the improvement in after-tax income it...
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Eva Hassett among those criticizing President Trump for his alleged comments at a DACA meeting (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 12, 2018 - 5:38 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York Refugee Asylee Consortium members criticized President Trump on Friday following his controversial "shit-hole" comment he allegedly said at a bi-partisan DACA meeting on Thursday. "We disagree strongly with the implications of the president's words," Eva...
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Tom Puckett
December 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) What was the biggest story of 2017 in your mind? WBEN contributor Michael Caputo says it was the investigation into Russian meddling in the election and any collusion with the Trump campaign. "Not because it's true or important, it's a travesty. Three out of five days a week...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
December 15, 2017 - 2:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand doubled down on her comments that President Trump's tweet on Tuesday was sexist. "I think it was intended to be a sexist smear intending to silence me on something I care deeply about," Gillibrand said in a visit to Harkness Career & Technical...
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WBEN Photo/Dave Debo
Dave Debo
October 17, 2017 - 4:34 pm
(WBEN) During his visit to Western New York Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence made notice of the loss of Buffalo Police officer Craig Lehner in remarks at the beginning of a roundtable on tax reform hosted at a manufacturer that works primarily with first responders, and police and fire...
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