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The passage of a bill seems inevitable, but exactly what form it will take remains a question as more and more financial experts stress the need to get something done in a timely fashion.
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May 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Pastore say they finally have guidance as to when they can reopen churches.
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NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 21, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – June 2 is the earliest possible date that the Western New York region can begin “phase two” of reopening, which would allow professional services, real estate, administrative support, and retail services to open their doors once again.
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Nursing home visit
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May 21, 2020 - 2:00 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Continued scrutiny on the coronavirus outbreak among the elderly population and particularly in nursing homes has led to a widespread testing initiative across New York State. And New York City is offering free coronavirus testing at nursing homes as outbreaks have killed more...
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Kim Pegula
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May 20, 2020 - 9:09 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Federal immigration officials wrongly denied a petition by the Buffalo Sabres to secure a green card for their British-born strength and conditioning coach, the team argued in a lawsuit. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Buffalo on...
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Andrea Holloway
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Brendan Keany
May 20, 2020 - 4:53 pm
Buffalo General worker Andrea Holloway finally released after month-long bout with COVID-19.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. May 20, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. May 20, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
May 20, 2020 - 4:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Hospitalizations are decreasing among what Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz characterized as the younger demographics, though hospitalizations as a whole have increased in recent days.
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FILE - In this April 27, 2020, file photo, Jason Godbey hangs a banner over the entrance of Madison Chop House Grille as they prepare to shift from take out only to dine-in service in Madison, Ga. Gov. Strong concern about a second wave of coronavirus infections is reinforcing widespread opposition among Americans to reopening public places, a new polls finds, even as many state leaders step up efforts to return to life before the pandemic. AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
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May 20, 2020 - 3:54 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Strong concern about a second wave of coronavirus infections is reinforcing widespread opposition among Americans to reopening public places, a new poll finds, even as many state leaders step up efforts to return to life before the pandemic. Yet support for public health...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2020 file photo, amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, Ronaldo Santos has his temperature checked before starting his work shift in the meat department of a grocery store in Dallas. With more businesses across the country easing back to life, the new challenge will be how to keep workers safe during the pandemic. From temperature checks, contact tracing, social distancing and staggered schedules, a variety of new protocols are being implemented. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
WBEN Newsroom
May 20, 2020 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With more businesses across the country easing back to life, the new challenge will be how to keep workers safe during the pandemic. From temperature checks, contact tracing, social distancing and staggered schedules, a variety of new protocols are being implemented. The stakes are...
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Brighton Golf Course
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Brendan Keany
May 20, 2020 - 3:15 pm
A welcome sign for local golfers as the Brighton Driving Range in the Town of Tonawanda officially opened its doors on Wednesday afternoon at 3 pm.
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