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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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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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Dave Debo
October 05, 2017 - 6:53 am
(WBEN/AP) Congress will start debate on President Trump's tax reform plan in the next several days, as part of some upcoming budget votes. But some of the debate has already occurred -- with a look back at the 1980s and President Ronald Reagan's massive cuts that didn't jumpstart the economy as...
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Richard Root
September 28, 2017 - 6:18 am
Manhattan, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo had a very unfavorable reaction to President Trump's proposed tax cuts yesterday. Governor Cuomo isn't talking about the doubling of the standard deduction, or the increase in the child tax credit, or even the reduction in the number of brackets. At...
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Buffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos
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Richard Root
September 25, 2017 - 6:27 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - Just how loud were the boos during the Bills/Broncos game yesterday? Apparently pretty loud, if the reports from people at the game are accurate. Those who were at the game say the boos seemed quite loud while the players were kneeling just prior to the national anthem...
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President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests while showing sympathy for the fringe group's efforts to...
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