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NYS Clean sanitizer for local governments to combat coronavirus pandemic. March 16, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
NYS Clean sanitizer for local governments to combat coronavirus pandemic. March 16, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2020 - 10:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – We have an update on the condition of one of the first confirmed coronavirus patients in Erie County.
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Broadway Market. April 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
“Particularly in Western New York at this time, we’re really at a critical tipping point in terms of which direction this is going to go with the number of cases."
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More Business Moves Linked to Coronavirus
Randy Bushover
March 25, 2020 - 4:07 am
In today's WBEN Buffalo Business Report: new check-in procedures at WellNow Urgent Care; a retired hospital administrator returns to work for Catholic Health; Wegmans is hiring; National Grid defers a rate increase and a new development organization setting up shop in the region.
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WellNow Urgent Care
Tom Puckett
March 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
In-car triage designed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Brendan Keany
March 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Opinins differ on whether the scheduled April 28 New York Presidential Primary and Special Election should be postponed.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, speaks with reporters as he walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
WBEN Newsroom
March 25, 2020 - 3:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed pandemic response measure is...
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Photo courtesy of Kohler Awning
Photo courtesy of Kohler Awning
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – As supplies run thin for health care working battling this pandemic, small businesses in the area are hoping to do their part to contribute towards a solution.
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A currency trader walks by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Asian stock markets gained Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve promised support to the struggling economy as Congress delayed action on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
WBEN Newsroom
March 24, 2020 - 10:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares opened sharply higher in Asia on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 with Congress and the White House nearing a deal on injecting nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus. Japan's Nikkei 225 index...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference against a backdrop of medical supplies at the Jacob Javits Center/AP Photo
WBEN Newsroom
March 24, 2020 - 9:05 pm
Albany, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Governors across the nation on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump’s new accelerated timeline for reopening the U.S. economy, as they continued to impose more restrictions on travel and public life in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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Tom Puckett
March 24, 2020 - 6:29 pm
First Coronavirus fatality in Erie County.
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