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LaSalle Park. August 16, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Matt Moran)
Mike Baggerman
August 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - City of Buffalo officials said that LaSalle Park isn't being ignored after all the waterfront development in recent years. "The city, since 2006...has completed over $8 million in improvements to LaSalle Park," Deputy Parks Commissioner Andy Rabb told WBEN. These improvements...
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Glen Park Tavern on Main Street in Williamsville. August 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 17, 2018 - 12:00 am
DISCLAIMER: I'm just a guy who likes wings and happens to work at WBEN. I highly encourage you to support all local businesses in Western New York and come to your own conclusions about these wing joints. I started this project for two reasons. The first? My love for chicken wings. The second? A...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:00 pm
BEREA, Ohio (WBEN/AP) — Tyrod Taylor remembers winning the starting job, throwing touchdown passes and seeing die-hard fans standing in snow at Buffalo’s airport on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the end of a 17-year playoff drought. His three years with the Bills were special, filled with long-...
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Bishop Richard Malone (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
August 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bishop Richard Malone commented on the recent Pennsylvania grand jury report about the catholic church. "The Diocese of Buffalo is committed to learning from the sins and crimes of the past and from the ways they were handled. I share in the sense of horror at the magnitude...
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August 16, 2018 - 2:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/ABC) - The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the entry of final judgments against two traders who received tips of material, nonpublic information about negative drug trial results for Innate Immunotherapeutics. Lauren Zarsky and her mother, Dorothy Zarsky, consented...
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FILE - This Aug. 8, 2018 file photo shows Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins as he leaves federal court in New York. In an about-face, Collins says he will suspend his re-election campaign after insider-trading indictment. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Mike Baggerman
August 16, 2018 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While local republicans are doing everything they can to take Congressman Chris Collins off the ballot in November following his indictment and suspension of his re-election campaign, democrats are exploring legal avenues to keep him on the ballot in November. "Election law...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
August 16, 2018 - 1:18 pm
On August 16, 1868 Renowned Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted came to Buffalo off the invitation of helping design a park like he did in New York City with Central Park. Instead of just creating one park he designed America's First Urban Park System. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says many parts of...
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August 16, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republicans have purchased a bus ticket to Canada for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after the Democrat said America "was never that great." The state Republican Party said the $55 one-way, Albany-to-Montreal ticket is valid only on Friday, and that if Cuomo believes his own remarks...
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August 16, 2018 - 10:22 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo native and Olympic Gold Medalist Emily Pfalzer has re-signed with the Buffalo Beauts. The team announced they've agreed to terms with the defenseman who is returning for her third year with the Beauts. In 32 games over two years, she's recorded 19 points and is tied...
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USA Today Images
August 16, 2018 - 10:07 am
DETROIT (AP) - Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn...
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