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Tom Puckett
July 07, 2020 - 12:29 pm
Missing child found drowned in a pool
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Governor Andrew CUomo/Getty Images
Governor Andrew CUomo/Getty Images
WBEN Newsroom
July 07, 2020 - 12:23 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York is now requiring people from three additional states to quarantine for 14 days as more individuals are testing positive for COVID-19 nationwide. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Tuesday press release that Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma now join a total of 19 states that...
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Tom Puckett
July 07, 2020 - 11:16 am
Customers near VA Hospital asked to cut back on energy usage today.
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Brendan Keany
July 07, 2020 - 6:19 am
This could be a record-setting week of heat in Western New York, as temperatures will continue to flirt with the lower 90's humidity levels will increase along the way.
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Last night the Amherst Town Board approved the initial steps of a plan that has been 8 years in the making to allow for the construction of a new medical and surgery center, UBMD’s Orthopedic Ambulatory Center, near the Northtown Center.
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Tom Puckett
July 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
An area activist believes removing statues and defacing monuments is merely a distraction from the real issues.
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Deyanna Davis
Mike Baggerman
July 07, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The attorney representing Deyanna Davis is optimistic that she will be released from jail as early as Tuesday as she awaits a grand jury decision after her incident on June 1 in Buffalo.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
In this May 27, 2020, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday, June 17, recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. Cuomo said he will propose legislation next year making June 19 a permanent state holiday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Tom Puckett
July 06, 2020 - 2:53 pm
New York State Fair is canceled for 2020.
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Tom Puckett
July 06, 2020 - 12:44 pm
State Health department releases report on COVID19 in nursing homes.
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Kids sanitize their hands and undergo a temperature check before beginning summer youth camp in the Village of Hamburg. July 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Kids sanitize their hands and undergo a temperature check before beginning summer youth camp in the Village of Hamburg. July 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 06, 2020 - 12:16 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Village of Hamburg’s summer KIDSPLAY program began on Monday, though coronavirus has forced organizers to modify the camp.
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