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Students walking around the University at Buffalo around Capen Hall. January 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Students walking around the University at Buffalo around Capen Hall. January 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
June 15, 2020 - 11:44 am
UB plans some in-person classes in the fall.
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WIVB Photo
Mike Baggerman
June 15, 2020 - 11:25 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) – City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino said the city will have to cut many programs and services in the wake of the pandemic that has crippled government finances to the tune of millions of dollars.
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
June 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
Two surveys, one from the state, the other from Buffalo Public Schools, seek input on reopening schools and response to COVID19.
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4900 Lake Shore Road in Hamburg will become the future site of Convergence Coworking in the Fall of 2020. June 5, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
4900 Lake Shore Road in Hamburg will become the future site of Convergence Coworking in the Fall of 2020. June 5, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 15, 2020 - 3:00 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to work from home. Some may continue to work from home even in the post-COVID era.
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AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
WBEN Newsroom
June 14, 2020 - 11:35 pm
Monday marks the third day of the early voting period in New Yor prior to the June 23 Primary Election.
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Martin Gugino
Buffalo peace protester Martin Gugionright)/via AP
Tom Puckett
June 12, 2020 - 6:59 pm
Update on Martin Gugino's condition.
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Jonathan Roberts
Tom Puckett
June 12, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Police say transmissions included threats to violence including shootings inside a retail establishment in the Town of Cheektowaga. The break in the case came when a Patrolman heard a transmission and noticed Jonathan Robert’s vehicle nearby. After investigation, a radio capable of transmitting on...
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Belsito on Hertel
[WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany]
WBEN Newsroom
June 12, 2020 - 1:07 pm
Three restaurants get Buffalo OK to have outdoor seating.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
In this photo made from video provided by the office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo, center, reacts after signing into law, Friday, June 12, 2020, in New York, a sweeping package of police accountability measures that received new backing following protests of George Floyd's killing. The laws signed by Cuomo, a Democrat, will ban police chokeholds, make it easier to sue people who call police on others without good reason, and set up a special prosecutor's office to investigate the deaths of people during and following encounters with police officers. (Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)
WBEN Newsroom
June 12, 2020 - 12:47 pm
After the New York State Legislature passed a repeal of 50-a earlier this week, Governor Cuomo has made the change official by signing the legislation at his Friday morning press conference.
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Columbus Statue vandalized at Columbus Park. October 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2020 - 12:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There is a renewed push to remove the statue of Christopher Columbus on Porter Avenue in Buffalo in the wake of unrest locally and nationally.
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