Mike Baggerman
May 08, 2018 - 10:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Minimum wage workers from around the state convened at Erie Community College's City Campus on Tuesday to protest against, and for, Governor Cuomo's plan to eliminate the tip credit. On December 31, the state minimum wage increased to $10.40 an hour. While people who work...
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Dave Debo
September 19, 2017 - 6:52 am
Suzie Q and Jane Doe might be the latest Western New Yorkers to have been victims of the Equifax credit bureau breach that exposed the data of 143 million Americans. Hearing customer concerns daily, Linda Mallia, the president of Hunt Mortgage, conducted an experiment. She found her own name listed...
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Richard Root
August 09, 2017 - 6:09 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Last August, the city of Niagara Falls was basking in the glow of a triple-B plus credit rating from Fitch, a Wall Street ratings agency. Yesterday, Standard and Poor's downgraded their credit rating to negative. It's not that the City of Niagara Falls has spent all of...
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