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donuts bearing the likeness of Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, rest on a plate at Donuts Delite in Rochester, N.Y. Donuts Delite began making donuts featuring Fauci’s face earlier in the week.
donuts bearing the likeness of Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, rest on a plate at Donuts Delite in Rochester, N.Y. Donuts Delite began making donuts featuring Fauci’s face earlier in the week./AP photo
WBEN Newsroom
March 28, 2020 - 8:09 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — (WBEN/AP) - A Rochester doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country’s battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats. Donuts Delite began selling hundreds of doughnuts with Dr. Anthony Fauci’s face, surrounded by white frosting and topped off with...
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Monroe County news briefing with Health Commissioner Dr Michael Mendoza
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WBEN Newsroom
March 14, 2020 - 6:59 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WBEN) - A second coronavirus case has been confirmed in Western New York.
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March 12, 2020 - 5:30 am
Rochester, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Rochester man has tested positive for Coronavirus and becomes the first confirmed case in Western New York. Public health officials says the man is "recovering nicely" at home and had traveled to a high risk area.
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November 18, 2019 - 4:49 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WBEN) - The meteorologist who was fired after a on-air slip-of-the-tongue is suing the Mayor of Rochester for defamation. Jeremy Kappell, a former Chief Meteorologist for WHEC, was fired after a "linguistic error", where he said "Martin Luther Coon King Jr. Park" during a January 4...
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Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Legislature is creating new legislation in response to the death of a three-year-old boy in Rochester over the summer. The boy fell through a plastic cover and into the grease trap behind a Tim Horton's restaurant on July 15 . He died at Strong Memorial...
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(WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Rochester has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Filing was made Thursday morning in US Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. It comes as the Diocese faces nearly 50 sex abuse lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Diocese of Rochester Bankrupptcy Filing Diocese of...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:39 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The death of a 3-year-old boy in a restaurant's underground grease collection tank has prompted two state lawmakers to draft new safety legislation. Police say the child fell through an unsecured plastic cover over a grease trap behind a Tim Hortons chain restaurant in...
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ABC News
July 19, 2019 - 1:00 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The death of a 3-year-old boy in a restaurant's underground grease collection tank has prompted two state lawmakers to draft new safety legislation. Police say the child fell through an unsecured plastic cover over a grease trap behind a Tim Hortons chain restaurant in...
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July 15, 2019 - 4:49 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy has died after falling into an underground grease collection tank behind an upstate New York fast-food restaurant. Rochester Police Investigator Frank Camp says the boy fell through a plastic cover into the grease trap behind a Tim Hortons restaurant around...
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(WBEN) - Rochester native Gary Beikirch was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1973 for his heroic actions in Vietnam. On April 1, 1970, with disregard for his personal safety, Beikirch moved through the enemy fire to apply first aid to his fallen comrades and assisted them to a medical-aid station...
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