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Mike Baggerman


Buffalo, NY, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Border officials prepare for expanded reopening of US land borders on November 8

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Customs and Border Protection are expecting longer wait times at the US land borders ahead of the November 8 reopening… → Read More

No plans for Erie County Executive to meet with lawmakers on Bills Stadium talks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has no plans to meet with county lawmakers to address the ongoing stadium negotiations. → Read More

Moog employees stage walkout after COVID-19 vaccine mandate

ELMA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Approximately 200 employees at Moog walked out of their job Monday afternoon in response to a vaccine mandate that was announced for employees last week. → Read More

Marijuana businesses wait for regulations to come out as towns and villages decide whether to opt out

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While the adult recreational use of marijuana is legal in New York, it is still illegal to operate any recreational marijuana business. → Read More

Top Erie County political races highlighted in Amherst forum hosted by League of Women Voters

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The candidates for the two most notable countywide races for Erie County highlighted their platforms in a forum held Friday morning at the Amherst Center for Senior Services. → Read More

Tire companies warn of winter tire shortage during colder months

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Tire shops tell WBEN the supply-chain issues are having an impact at their businesses and there may be a decrease in winter inventory. → Read More

Gov. Hochul not ready to say if she prefers new stadium in Downtown Buffalo or Orchard Park

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Kathy Hochul said a stadium in Downtown Buffalo for the Bills is under consideration by the state, but would not say whether or not the state prefers to have the team in the heart of the city or remain in Orchard Park. → Read More

TSA vaccine mandate prompts concerns about delays in holiday travel

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There may be more of a hassle if you are flying this holiday season thanks to the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of the Transportation Security Administration. → Read More

Banks and other businesses still dealing with coin shortage issue

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – You may have noticed signs about a coin shortage posted on the front doors of grocery, convenience, and retail stores over the last several weeks and months. The signs all have the same theme: There’s a coin shortage… → Read More

Despite state study on Bills stadium, Buffalo's mayor not optimistic for downtown option

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite New York State conducting its own study which examines the feasibility of a stadium in Downtown Buffalo, Mayor Byron Brown is not optimistic a stadium will be built in the city. → Read More

Sabres open season tonight following tumultuous offseason highlighted by Eichel fiasco

It has been a tumultuous offseason for the Sabres. Despite making some notable trades with an eye toward the future, the team is in a stalemate with its franchise star, Jack Eichel, whose medical recovery has been one of the biggest stories in NHL → Read More

Remembering the October Surprise on its 15th anniversary

The 16-hour storm devastated the region for two weeks. It was the earliest snow event recorded by the National Weather Service, but among the most unique in regards to destruction of trees and power outages. → Read More

Frightworld returns for first time in two years to bring scares to WNY

The popular indoor scream park is running each weekend through November 6. Last weekend was their first weekend back in over a year after the COVID-19 pandemic caused ownership to pause their plans to open the park last year. → Read More

Day 6: Strike continues at Mercy Hospital

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The union at Mercy Hospital continues to negotiate a new labor contract with Catholic Health leadership, but there appears to be no clear end in sight as picketers continue demonstrating outside the hospital for a sixth straight day. More than 2,200 nurses and other hospital employees are fighting for an increase in wages, increased staffing, and other hospital resources.… → Read More

Day 5 of Mercy Hospital nurses strike

As of Tuesday afternoon there are still no signs of an agreement being reached between Catholic Health and the union representing more than 2,200 employees at Mercy Hospital. → Read More

NY cannabis control board to move marijuana regulations forward Tuesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Marijuana will take its next steps in New York on Tuesday with the first official meeting of the Office of Cannabis Management, the control board which will determine the regulations associated with marijuana and cannabis. → Read More

Negotiations to continue Tuesday between Catholic Health and Mercy Hospital union

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Negotiations between Catholic Health and the union representing more than 2,200 employees at Mercy Hospital will tentatively continue Tuesday morning. → Read More

Property tax rate in Erie County to decrease in proposed 2022 budget

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The property tax rate for Erie County homeowners is expected to drop to $4.33 per $1,000 in assessed home values in next year’s budget, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz who unveiled his $1.6 billion budget. → Read More

Trini Ross confirmed as next US Attorney for WNY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Trini Ross has been confirmed as the next United States Attorney for the Western District. See what Senator Schumer had to say in our story → Read More

UPS hiring drivers for Christmas season, but long-term transportation issues persist

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – While it’s still September, there are vehicle companies that are already planning ahead for the Christmas season. However, the challenge remains to find workers. → Read More