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The new license plates, redesigned in part to be more easily read by new toll cameras, have been recalled because they are too reflective to be read by those cameras.
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Workers at the GM Power Train Plant in Tonawanda
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo area manufacturing operations are quietly getting ready to kick into high gear next week. The Tonawanda Engine Plant and General Motors Components in Lockport have the green light to restart on Monday, May 18. But it won't be the same auto plant that workers left in...
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House stimulus bill
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WBEN Newsroom
May 13, 2020 - 8:46 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. ( Investigativepost.org ) - The disaster relief package House Democrats expect to pass on Friday includes $375 billion in aid for local governments across the country. About $1 billion of that would be earmarked for the City of Buffalo over two years, according to a breakdown provided...
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Metrics Map
Tom Puckett
May 13, 2020 - 7:13 pm
Parts of WNY get to reopen Friday, others will have to wait.
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McAuley Residence
Catholic Health System
Tom Puckett
May 13, 2020 - 6:09 pm
McAuley residence employees dies of COVID19.
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Oishei Children's Hospital. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 13, 2020 - 3:25 pm
The latest twist on coronavirus involves the disease’s ability to attack children in rare circumstances.
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Brendan Keany
May 13, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Local pastors appear to be just as confused as the general public on when churches will be able to reopen.
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Byron Brown
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
WBEN Newsroom
May 13, 2020 - 2:26 pm
Buffalo Police are now investigating a May 10 incident caught on camera that shows an officer's controversial use of force on the city's East Side.
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COVID-19 Regions
WBEN Newsroom
May 13, 2020 - 1:46 pm
WATERTOWN (WBEN/AP) — Region by region, New York State is preparing to reopen. In Western New York, we have still met only five of seven requirements to begin reopening as soon as Friday, May 15. A fourth region of upstate New York has met the criteria to gradually restart its economic activity as...
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Fake Covid19 kits
Tom Puckett
May 13, 2020 - 1:45 pm
Homeland Security seizes phony test kits and masks.
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