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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul calling on Bishop Richard Malone to resign. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul told WBEN Monday morning that there is a constant eye on Western New York
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SHREWSBURY, MA - MARCH 19: Medical take a patient's coronavirus test during a trial run for a new FEMA drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic at CVS at 720 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury, MA on March 19, 2020. The clinic had a tent on Route 9 and was waitin
SHREWSBURY, MA - MARCH 19: Medical take a patient's coronavirus test during a trial run for a new FEMA drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic at CVS at 720 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury, MA on March 19, 2020. The clinic had a tent on Route 9 and was waiting for federal approval. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
“Testing is not widely available in Western New York, you can not just walk in to a hospital and get tested for COVID-19. That is certainly not the case,” said Dr. David Hughes, Chief Medical Officer at Kaleida Health. “In Erie County, there’s very few labs that can do testing.”
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The Rolling Stones
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Promotional billboards featuring the band's iconic logo have been popping up around the Buffalo area ahead of a rumored tour announcement this Thursday.
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New Era Field
Brian Mazurowski
December 27, 2019 - 9:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new 5G network is up and running in Western New York. Starting today, Verizon's 5G service is available at both New Era Field and KeyBank Center, meaning anyone with a Verizon device capable of accessing a 5G network will be able to do so at those locations. These are the...
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Brian Mazurowski
July 19, 2019 - 10:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Utilities are getting ready for the heat to put extra stress on the power grid. National Grid has been sending emails to customers in the hope that they will listen to their requests to scale back energy use during peak hours to reduce the chance of outages. "Our system is...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 26, 2019 - 4:55 am
(WBEN) - Below, see a list of the winners of some of the biggest primary races in Western New York: Erie County Legislator - 1st District Democratic Primary Howard Johnson Jr. Erie County Legislator - 2nd District Democratic Primary April McCants-Baskin Erie County Legislator - 3rd District...
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2018 Buffalo Pride
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - It's Pride Weekend in Buffalo, meaning several events will take place throughout the week showcasing acceptance of the local LGBT community. "There has been a lot of progress for LGBTQ rights," said Rob Baird, who's been involved with organizing the Pride events that bring...
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Mike Baggerman
May 30, 2019 - 8:39 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former youth soccer coach and YMCA volunteer Francesco Maccarrone was sentenced to Five years probation and has to register as a Level 1 sex offender after being sentenced on Thursday. Maccarrone, 43, pleaded guilty to sending indecent materials to a girl on March 5 . He was...
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(WBEN) - Now that the race is set, the campaign begins. News that Chris Collins will remain on the ballot in New York's 27th Congressional District solidified the matchup between the indicted incumbent and challenger Nathan McMurray. Now, the campaign begins in earnest, and Republicans are already...
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