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Exeter Cathedral stands deserted apart from a lone seagull, in Exeter, southwest England, Saturday March 21, 2020 a day after the British government ordered the closure of all bars, restaurants, movie theaters and other places where people congregate in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus. For some people the COVID-19 coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, but for others it causes severe illness. (AP Photo/Derl McCrudden)
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March 21, 2020 - 10:15 pm
The death toll from the global coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 13,000 people worldwide and sickened more than 292,000. Traditional tourist magnets like London are eerily quiet. Presidential nominating contests in the U.S. are being pushed back, and a $1 trillion-plus U.S. economic rescue package...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Lolo Jones, of the United States, competes in the Howard Schmertz women's 60-meter hurdles at the Millrose Games track and field meet in New York. After competing in two Summer Olympics as a hurdler and one Winter Games as a bobsledder, Jones, 37, came into the year hoping for one more shot on the track. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
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March 21, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Lolo Jones is 37 — angling for a comeback to the track and well aware that she's running out of time. These days, though, earning a spot in the Tokyo Olympics is nowhere close to her No. 1 priority. The hurdler-turned-bobsledder-turned celebrity, who remains one of the most recognizable and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, Kenny Rogers poses with his star on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on record and on TV died Friday night, March 20, 2020. He was 81. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
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March 21, 2020 - 11:50 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on records and on TV, died Friday night. He was 81. He died at home in Sandy...
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March 21, 2020 - 11:07 am
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Starting Sunday, Only Essential Businesses Can Operate at Their Job Site
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A trader works the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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March 17, 2020 - 11:42 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Major Asian stock markets were higher Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded on President Donald Trump's promise of aid to get the U.S. economy through the coronavirus outbreak. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong all advanced. Australia's main index fell 5% and smaller Asian...
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Crowds gather at SoHo Buffalo on Chippewa Street despite executive orders limitng crowds due to coronavirus. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Crowds gather at SoHo Buffalo on Chippewa Street despite executive orders limitng crowds due to coronavirus. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Governor Cuomo announces all Restaurants across New York will close as of 8:00 Monday night.
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
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March 15, 2020 - 9:57 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As concerns about Coronavirus continue to sweep society in the form of cancellations and warnings, Bishop Edward Scharfenberger announces that there will be no regularly scheduled public Masses in the Diocese of Buffalo until further notice due to an abundance of caution...
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March 15, 2020 - 9:43 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Multiple school systems across New York announced Sunday that they would be shutting down as the state grappled with a deepening crisis caused by the coronavirus. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city’s 1.1 million pupil system would halt classes until...
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz detailing local confirmed Coronavirus cases - WBEN Photo Brendan Keany
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March 15, 2020 - 11:42 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncars says three people have tested positive for Coronavirus in Erie County.
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