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  1. Public Forum On Taking Down Grand Island Bridge TollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Roughly 30 people gathered in Niagara Falls on Wednesday evening for a public forum to discuss removal of the toll booths at the Grand Island Bridge. Concerns for residents are over the cost of using the toll booths.

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  2. Call to Remove Grand Island Bridge Tolls Grows LouderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A public forum hosted by WNY for Grand Island Toll Barrier Removal will be held Wednesday night. At the event, a presentation will be followed by an opportunity for any Western New Yorker to voice their opinion on the tolls.

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  3. Petitions & Billboards Planned to Press For GI Toll RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    There's yet another push to remove the tolls from the Grand Island Bridges-- or possibly just change the way you pay them Grand Island Town Supervisor Nate McMurray and others are launching a new effort to remove the tolls with a petition drive, letters to Governor Andrew Cuomo and even a billboard campaign. "We've brought together some different stakeholders to try and unwrap this and look for a solution, whether its cashless tolls or removal of tolls altogether," McMurray says, adding that a petition drive is essential to get the pubic involved.

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  4. Pushing Back on Grand Island TollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Welcome. I'm Jim Sharpe Brendon de of these advisors Tony Grand Island and we're here to talk about the ground holes.

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  5. Brian Michel- Grand Island TollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    OK guys and with frank Michel outside of Grand Island town hall where this news conference is going to be getting underway within the next hours O'Brien tell us what's going to happen at the well today we're gonna make it public or intention to really that fourth of public effort to take on the told barriers we have a number of efforts and initiatives that we're going to be putting in place and kicking off the startled. Some most prominent ones are going to be you preview Wal-Mart via.

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  6. Religious Leaders Condemn ICE RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY Local religious leaders say they're upset and nearby residents are worried after raids by ICE this week. 32 undocumented people were detained this week in Hamburg and Grand Island.

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  7. Clergy Speak Out On Immigration RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A coalition of Buffalo area faith leaders says recent raids in Hamburg and Grand Island and others nationwide have strengthened their resolve to become sanctuary churches and to speak out against arrests that they say keep honest immigrants from earning a living. Dozens of ministers joined others concerned about recent raids across the country, pledging they will do whatever is necessary-- even to the point of being arrested themselves-- to promote dignity of local immigrants.

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  8. Voter Fraud Charges Against Thompson Dropped in Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Felony voter fraud charges were dropped against Tea Party organizer Rus Thompson in State Supreme Court Thursday, after a judge agreed that Thompson had no plan to influence an election by voting in a place he didn't live. As part of a plea deal in State Supreme Court, Thompson admitted to a a misdemeanor that says he signed voting paperwork saying said he lived on Grand Island after he moved to Niagara Falls.

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  9. Nine Detained By Border Patrol After Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Grand Island, NY Nine undocumented workers were detained by US Border Patrol Wednesday. Agents say they ran into a Rite Aid during a traffic stop.

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  10. Remembering the Blizzard of 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY On that fateful Friday morning, January 28, 1977, drivers were suddenly stopped in their tracks by the Blizzard of 1977. The storm ultimately killed 29 people, resulted in a federal state of emergency and cemented the region's snow reputation that lives on to this day.

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  11. 1-19 Beach and Company Hour 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Back in Beijing government said BB's let's see a program known ready to try the best ribs you'll ever meet today's deal of the day for my bubble overt. Is a twenty dollar certificate to be values smoke and barrels barbecue envoys they'll.

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  12. NYS Budget: A PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    It's time to talk politics it's hard line on news radio nine. Be here. And water week is to talk politics this was the week where Governor Cuomo .

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  13. 11-29 Caputo Hour 3 MixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Bryan Nowak returns for a few minutes to answer one callers questions and Micheal takes more listener calls about the Trump transition/future. Welcome back ladies and gentlemen.

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  14. Couple Arraigned in Attempted Murder of Sheriff's DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY A Grand Island couple has been arraigned on first degree attempted murder charges in connection with an attack of an Erie County Sheriff's deputy. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Sammy Abdellatif and 21-year-old Brittany Ashley-Graser intentionally tried to kill Deputy Jason Clark by choking him.

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  15. Driver's Medical Condition Possible Cause of Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A woman has died at the wheel of her car in a crash that happened Thursday evening on Grand Island. State troopers who investigated the crash on the NYS Thruway I-190 South at Staley Road, say a "medical condition" may have caused the women to lose control of her car which came to rest in a back yard of a residence.

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  16. Back To School Week BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    For most schools in Erie and Niagara County..... the first day of classes is Today. Do you have any pictures to share? Send yours to [email protected] Summer's over! Many students, including those in the Buffalo Public School System, head back to class today.

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  17. Fatal accident in Grand IslandRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A man is dead following a two-car head-on collision in Grand Island. Jeremy T. Wallens, 36, was traveling north on Stony Point Road and crossed the center lane when he struck a vehicle operated by 23-year-old Brandy N. Whiting.

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  18. 8-30 Beach and Company Hour 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Sandy, Tony and Chris are finally back together!!! Randy tried to crash the party, but he didn't bake any bread, so he was denied. Follow his BJ company and I'm sandy beach while omelet detects more like thirty checks all of those downloaded all of wants it's amazing.

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  19. When Police are Targeted, A Samaritan Steps InRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY As an Erie County Sheriff's Deputy recovers from an attack that led to an attempted murder charge, it's a reminder of how police officers can be targeted. But with a samaritan stepping in there are other lessons too.

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  20. Sheriff's Officer Beaten at Traffic Stop on Grand IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A Grand Island man is charged with attempted murder of a police officer, accused of shutting an officer's hand in his car window at a traffic stop, and then beating the officer with the help of an alleged atttack from his girlfriend and a pit-bull. The Erie County Sheriff's office says that Sammy Abdellatif is charged with attempted murder, a class one felony.

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