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Mike Baggerman
September 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
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Mike Baggerman
September 07, 2019 - 7:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With dozens of people reporting illnesses related to vaping, Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein said that many of those illnesses originate from Western New York.
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Brian Mazurowski
July 10, 2019 - 5:04 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Kaleida Health has announced that it has reached a labor agreement with unions representing 7,200 employees. The announcement came just hours before a planned picket by employees. In a release on Wednesday morning, Kaleida said that the agreement calls for additional staffing...
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FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo pedestrians pass beneath City Hall in Philadelphia. Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnect between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 07, 2019 - 7:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts say illness, injury, layoffs and caregiving responsibilities often force older...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Buckingham Palace said Monday May 6, 2019, that Prince Harry's wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
May 06, 2019 - 10:14 am
WINDSOR, England (AP) — A beaming Prince Harry said his wife Meghan gave birth to a baby boy early Monday morning. Harry says he's "incredibly proud" of his wife and that they have a healthy baby boy who weighs 7 pounds 3 ounces. He has not yet been named. Harry said the child was a little bit...
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Tom Puckett
April 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) You may seem like you have the flu, with the coughing, sneezing, achiness and runny nose that seems to be training for a marathon. But in some cases, you've been hit with a respiratory virus that's been going around. Dr. Kathy Grisanti says there have an increase in patient...
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(WBEN) - A group of Congressional and Senate Democrats are introducing legislation that would give people between the ages of 50 and 64 the option of buying into Medicare early. The new Medicare Buy In and Health Care Stabilization Act will be introduced in the House this week. Why offer the option...
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Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 1:57 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a sign of what a leader Canada has become in the global pot industry...
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August 24, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain's family says the Arizona senator has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer. In a statement, McCain's family says McCain has surpassed expectations for his survival, but "the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their...
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August 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday. The...
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