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WBEN Newsroom
July 03, 2020 - 9:36 pm
New Covid-19 numbers from Governor Cuomo this morning. As of yesterday the state tested over 63-thousand people with 533 being positive.
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US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand pushes for federal funding for local governments with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown. July 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand pushes for federal funding for local governments with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown. July 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 03, 2020 - 12:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There is a renewed push for federal lawmakers to pass another coronavirus stimulus bill which would provide relief to state and local governments that are hurting financially due to the economy.
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Nurse Tanya Markos administers a coronavirus test on patient Ricardo Sojuel at a mobile COVID-19 testing unit, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 7:15 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend. With the number of daily confirmed...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 24, 2020, file photo, Southwest airlines employee Oscar Gonzalez, right, assists a passenger at the ticket counter at Love Field in Dallas. In a report, Thursday, July 2, 2020, the government is recommending that travelers wear face coverings during air travel and says airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing. But it stopped short of making new requirements. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but they are not considering making the airlines do it. The officials also recommended — but did not move to require — that travelers wear face coverings in airports and on planes...
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Officer Juan Phillips is greeted by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown after his release from ECMC. Phillips fought coronavirus for more than 100 days. July 2, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Officer Juan Phillips is greeted by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown after his release from ECMC. Phillips fought coronavirus for more than 100 days. July 2, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 02, 2020 - 2:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police Officer Juan Phillips is at his home for the first time since March after a lengthy battle with coronavirus.
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WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 1:40 pm
JP Morgan Corporate Dhallenge series canceled.
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Unemployment
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WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 8:40 am
U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains.
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Oishei Children's Hospital. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
“Our last pediatric patient admitted with COVID was on Memorial day weekend, and was discharged that same weekend,” said Dr. Stephen Turkovich, Chief Medical Officer at Oishei Children’s Hospital.
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FILE — In this June 2, 2020 file photo, a demonstrator holds a placard during a protest against the tobacco ban outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa is three months into a ban on the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products, an unusual tactic employed by a government to protect the health of its citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. The country is one of just a few around the world to have banned tobacco sales during the pandemic and the only one to still have it in place. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht/File)
WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The message was dropped into a WhatsApp group used by suburban moms in South Africa. Amid the grumblings over homeschooling during lockdown, one mom went off topic: “Does anyone know where to get illegal cigarettes? I just need a few. I'm desperate.” She emphasized...
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Brendan Keany
July 02, 2020 - 6:13 am
The Buffalo Airport is taking a huge it as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes on.
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