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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)
WBEN Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Governor Cuomo says a decision about reopening schools will come in the first week of August.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer
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WBEN Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – Standing inside the loading dock of Partners Packaging in South Buffalo, Senator Charles Schumer announced the inclusion of an extension of the popular Paycheck Protection Program in the next federal stimulus legislation expected to pass Congress later this month. “One of the...
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The annual National Buffalo Wing Festival will transform into a month-long fundraiser
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NYC Schools
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WBEN Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 11:23 am
Most New York City students will return to their physical schools two or three days a week and learn online the rest of the time under a plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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workers continue to make repairs on power lines in Northtowns
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WBEN Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 11:23 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) For the second straight day, National Grid is asking customers in parts of Snyder, Amherst, Eggertsville and in an area near the Buffalo VA Medical Center to continue to reduce unnecessary electricity use as crews work around the clock to repair damaged electricity equipment at...
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an classroom classroom in the Summer of 2020
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) "This is not a problem that you solve like a Rubik's cube, where there are a set of steps, you finish it and set it aside. This is a lot more complex than that," said Michael Cornell, Superintendent of Hamburg Central Schools. "There's a lot we don't know about Covid-19. There...
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Brendan Keany
New Era will be permanently laying off a third of its workforce, including 117 employees in Buffalo, according to a Business First Report.
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Randy Bushover
July 08, 2020 - 4:44 am
In today's WBEN Buffalo Business Report: Shea's revamps its schedule; reopening plans for the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum and Botanical Gardens have been released; Heritage Christian Services hosts a groundbreaking today; and the passing of a local business icon.
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Tom Puckett
July 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Police reform measures approved by Common Council.
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Lincoln Pool
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WBEN Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 3:53 am
Community pools making best of heat wave despite limited capacity.
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