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  1. Bills Training Camp Starts TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The Bills training camp is in the same place it's been since 2000, Saint John Fisher College in Pittsford, which just outside of Rochester. In case you were thinking of driving out there to check things out today, there are some details to keep in mind.

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  2. Dumpster Fire Behind Ambulatory Surgery Center in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A dumpster behind the construction site of the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Western New York caught fire late Thursday morning. Brandon Peters, second assistant chief of the Eggertsville Hose Company, told WBEN there was construction material inside the dumpster but the cause of the fire itself is still under investigation.

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  3. Tale of Two SupermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY We've waited a couple of years for Whole Foods to open up at Northtown Plaza. Meantime, shoppers at Aldi's in Amherst just waited for one store to reopen one month after renovations.

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  4. Hochul Test Rides Autonomous CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul took a ride in a self-driving car at the UB North campus Tuesday morning.

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  5. Amherst Takes Steps To Seize Westwood Property Via Eminent DomainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The Town Board in Amherst may look at acquiring the former Westwood Country Club after they voted to pass a resolution that allows for the town to hire attorneys who will look at acquiring the club through eminent domain. The club, which sits on the corner of Sheridan and North Forest, is currently under the control of Mensch Capital Partners, which is considering a plan for a $250 Million mixed use development.

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  6. Amazon Goes Out For Groceries; Buying Whole Foods Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amazon has a deal to purchase the formerAhold Inc.warehouse facility on Pavement Road and Walden Avenue in Lancaster, to create a sorting center for their online business. Whole Foods has it's first Western New York Store under construction off Sheridan Drive in Amherst in the Northtown Plaza.

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  7. Teacher Charged with Child EndangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY A teacher at St. Gregory the Great School has been arrested, charged with child endangerment and disseminating indecent materials to a minor. Schaefer was arraigned today by Amherst Town Justice Geoffrey Klein, and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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  8. 1,500 Jobs Coming to AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY A major announcement comes Wednesday as Strategic Financial Services will open a contact center in Amherst. 1,500 jobs will be created.

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  9. ECWA Warns Customers of People Impersonating Meter WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY The Erie County Water Authority says it has recently become aware of occurrences involving individuals posing as ECWA water meter workers in the Town of Amherst. They're urging you to learn how to properly identify ECWA employees before granting access to their home or business.

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  10. Flickinger: Whole Foods Means Whole New Ball Game in WNYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY As Whole Foods gets ready to open up at Northtown Plaza, one retail analyst says the region will see a stepped up competition for your shopping dollar. "Whole Foods competes very effectively with everyone in the food retail sector," says Burt Flickinger.

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  11. School district budget voting resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    All across the region, area school district budget results are pouring in. Most districts outdside of the City of Buffalo has measures up for a vote.

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  12. Record Rains; Ellicott Creek Flood WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The Flood Warning continues for Ellicott Creek near Williamsville, d after record-breaking rains late Thursday. Areas around Holtz Rd., Aero Drive and Ellicott Creek Park are of paricular concern.

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  13. Metro Rail Expansion into Amherst To Take First StepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Citizens for Regional Transit held a meeting last night to talk about Metro Rail expansion and the progress they've made so far. The meeting featured speakers from the NFTA, the Town of Tonawanda, and the Town of Amherst.

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  14. Accreditation for UB Dermatology Residency Program WIthdrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY UB says after its annual review and subsequent site visit of the dermatology residency program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education has withdrawn the residency program's accreditation, effective June 30. UB says the decision does not affect the UB dermatology department's academic program. UB says the ACGME has not disclosed why it's withdrawing the residency program's accreditation.

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  15. Residents Concerned about New Methadone Clinic NearbyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY Neighbors along Millersport Highway say they're concerned about Catholic Health System's plan to move a methadone clinic from Sheridan Drive. One tells WBEN they were caught by surprise.

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  16. How do Private Schools Feel About Excelsior Program?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY As the state budget includes the Excelsior program offering free tuition to state residents whose families make less than $125,000 a year, private colleges say a delicate balance could be shaken, and have a warning for those willing to take Albany up on it. "It certainly does upset the delicate balance between the private sector and public sector," says Daemen College President Gary Olson.

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  17. Leader of suburban Buffalo--based cocaine ring sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A suburban Buffalo man who recruited family members to act as couriers to deliver large amounts of cocaine over a 22-year span has received a stiff prison sentence. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 49-year-old Jack Reid III, of Williamsville, was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison and 10 years supervised release.

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  18. Exclusive Interview: Amherst Assessor Explains New ValuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The assessor in the Town Of Amherst is facing at least 400 informal reviews of his work beginning this week, as the town starts to hear residents concerns over new values that in some cases have raised people's property value up to 60 percent, making for a suddenly higher tax bill in a year when the tax rate did not necessarily rise. Snyder and Williamsville and pockets of East Amherst rose at a rate that is causing concern among many residents.

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  19. Amherst Assessor David Maranno explains re-valuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Joining us in studio David Murano the Amherst town assessor and Cindy Bair vice president of our associates the firm help in a town with this. Reassessment project welcome both of you.

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  20. Williamsville Mayor Brian Kulpa - Amherst Re-AsessmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Nearly 40000. Amherst homes were given new property value assessments this year many of them saying the value of their home is increase.

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