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 2020-07-13 01:22 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Surgeon general says administration "trying to correct" earlier guidance against wearing masks...

Washington As states and cities issue orders for their residents to wear masks or face coverings in public to protect against the coronavirus, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the Trump administration is "trying to correct" its guidance earl...

 2020-07-13 01:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Taste of Buffalo 2020 goes virtual...

(WIVB) The Taste of Buffalo went virtual this year due to COVID-19. The two-day event wrapped up on Sunday. News 4's Dave Greber got in on the fun, showing people how to make his original pork chop recipe. He was just one of several cooking demonstrat...

 2020-07-13 01:09 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Appeals court: 1st federal execution in 17 years can proceed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Sunday that the first federal execution in nearly two decades can proceed as scheduled on Monday. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a lower court order that had put the ex...

 2020-07-13 01:06 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies at 27...

Elvis Presley...

 2020-07-12 23:54 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Local advocacy group pushes school districts across New York to create safe and inclusive environment...

(WIVB) New York State is expected to release a set of guidelines Monday outlining how schools should create reopening plans. The New York Equity Coalition wants to use this opportunity to address not only the concerns surrounding COVID-19, but how school ...

 2020-07-12 23:52 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

With Queen of Heaven Carnival canceled due to COVID-19, parish hosts chicken barbecue...

(WIVB) COVID-19 forced Queen of Heaven Parish to cancel its annual carnival this weekend. Instead of a carnival, Queen of Heaven hosted a drive-through barbecue chicken dinner. Proceeds from the event go right back into the parish and school. The carnival...

 2020-07-12 23:45 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

March for educational, economic racial justice held in Amherst...

(WIVB) The community came together Sunday afternoon to rally for educational and economic racial justice. A recent graduate of the University at Buffalo's Urban Planning Program and the WNY Peace Center organized the event at Amherst State Park. They ...

 2020-07-12 23:28 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Chalk artists flock to Lockport for Lockport Chalk Walk...

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) Many chalk festivals have been canceled this year due to the pandemic, but many artists are still sharing their work. In Lockport, many chalk artists came together this weekend for the Lockport Chalk Walk- part of the Lockport in Blo...

 2020-07-12 23:20 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

New mural coming to Pearl Street Bar and Grill...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) Pearl Street Bar and Grill is adding new artwork to downtown Buffalo. The restaurant announced on Facebook Sunday that they've commissioned local artist Zach Case for a new mural- featuring chicken wings. Pearl Street says it can&...

 2020-07-12 23:15 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Car parade held for Blasdell man who spent 101 days in the hospital fighting COVID-19...

(WIVB) Sunday was a special day for a Blasdell man who spent 101 days fighting COVID-19 in the hospital- and 67 of those days on a ventilator. Rusty Browning was released from the hospital last Tuesday. On Sunday, the community came together to surprise h...

 2020-07-12 21:26 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Florida man accused of setting Catholic church on fire...

The Marion County Sheriff's Office charged Steven Shields, 23, on Saturday, hours after detectives say he plowed a minivan through the front door of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala, doused the foyer with gasoline and set it on fire....

 2020-07-12 21:25 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Pilot for "The Wonder Years" reboot featuring Black family in the works...

(CBS News)-Fans of "The Wonder Years" could be in luck, because a pilot for a reboot of the beloved show is in the works at ABC. The potential new series will be set in the late 1960s, the same era in which the original show began — but this...

 2020-07-12 21:15 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

10 Bulls to watch in 2020: QB Kyle Vantrease...

When it comes to the top 10 players to look out for in 2020 it's easy to put UB quarterback Kyle Vantrease on that list. The QB started the final 8 games of the season for Buffalo last year and led the Bulls to their first-ever bowl championship. Kyle...

 2020-07-12 20:28 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

18 sailors injured as crews battle fire on Navy ship...

Multiple injuries are being reported as a result of a military fire ship Sunday on the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego....

 2020-07-12 19:35 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Mayor Brown: Blue Jays playing in Buffalo would require permission from Canadian government...

If the Toronto Blue Jays were to play their 2020 home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, it would require permission from the Canadian government, Mayor Byron Brown said he has been told by the Buffalo Bisons....

 2020-07-12 19:27 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Heinz kit turns ketchup, mayo into frozen treats (Yum?)...

(CNN News source)_Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and ketchup? Your Neapolitan treat could get a new twist if you are brave enough. Heinz launched "Do-it-yourself" ice cream kits in Britain this month. The condiment flavored cold treats coincide w...

 2020-07-12 19:02 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Florida sets new record with 15,299 coronavirus cases in 24 hours...

(CBS News)The state of Florida reported 15,299 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours on Sunday, setting a new record for the largest number of new reported cases in a state in a single day since the beginning of the pandemic. The previous record st...

 2020-07-12 18:40 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Volunteers sought for Covid-19 vaccine trails...

(CNN Newsource)- If you want to volunteer to take the covid-19 vaccine before it is widely available, a new website has launched to help you with that. The site called coronavirus prevention network dot-org went live Wednesday and it provides information ...

 2020-07-12 17:41 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Trump rips private Texas border wall built by his supporters...

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying it was "only done to make me look bad," even though the wall was built ...

 2020-07-12 16:59 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Popular online retailer Shein apologizes for selling swastika necklace after backlash...

(CBS News)Online retailer Shein has once again apologized for one of its product listings. The site pulled an item labeled "swastika pendant necklace" from its website after being slammed on social media for promoting anti-Semitism before issuing ...

 2020-07-12 16:48 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

As virus rages in US, New York guards against another rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation's deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to prepare in case another surge comes. New York&#...

 2020-07-12 15:49 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Tucker Carlson writer resigns after racist posts revealed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson's top writer has resigned from Fox News after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online. CNN reported Friday that writer Blake Neff used a pseudonym to write bigoted comments about Black and Asian people, a...

 2020-07-12 15:36 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter pose in face masks to spread awareness...

(WFLA/CNN Newsource) Former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter are urging people to wear a mask as the country continues to battle the deadly coronavirus. The couple's Atlanta-based charity, "The Carter Center," poste...

 2020-07-12 15:30 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Buffalo Police investigate drive-by shooting...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) Buffalo Police are investigating an overnight shooting Sunday. Around 1:30 a.m., police say two men were shot in a drive-by incident on the 100 block of Maple Street. A 40-year-old Buffalo man was taken to Erie County Medical Center a...

 2020-07-12 15:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

The Cowboy on Chippewa served closure order...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) A popular bar on Chippewa is being ordered to shut down for not following state rules on Covid-19. According to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, The Cowboy was served a closure order Saturday to immediately cease all operations a...

 2020-07-12 14:34 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Kulpa dreams of a "golf Mecca" in central Amherst...

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB)Brian Kulpa laughed out loud at the notion that he could be considered a jock. "No, I'm not," the Amherst town supervisor said in a recent interview at the town hall. "I played a lot of different sports when I was a kid...

 2020-07-12 14:21 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Bishop Emeritus Edward U. Kmiec, 13th Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo dies...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- The 13th bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, Bishop Edward U. Kmiec died just before midnight Saturday. According to the Buffalo Diocese, Kmiec had been in declining health for the past several months. "We commend to our loving and...

 2020-07-12 01:33 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Navy's first black woman completes Tactical Air (Strike) aviator syllabus...

(WKRG) — Lt. J.G. Madeline Swegle completed the Tactical Air (Strike) aviator syllabus and is the U.S. Navy's first known black female TACAIR pilot and will receive her Wings of Gold later this month. BZ to Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle on completing...

 2020-07-12 01:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday. Mark and Patricia Mc...

 2020-07-12 00:45 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Couple orders anniversary message at North Park Theatre...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)-It's a buff-a love story that will warm your heart! A man wanted to wish his wife a happy wedding anniversary by putting the message on the marquee at North Park Theatre. Luckily, the sign has two sides, because the theatre alread...

 2020-07-11 23:34 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Trump seen wearing face mask in public for first time...

President Trump on Saturday was seen wearing a face mask for the first time in public while touring Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Trump has long resisted wearing a face mask despite the recommendations of the White House, but he re...

 2020-07-11 22:49 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Buffalo native nearly struck by lightning in Oklahoma...

(WIVB) It was a close call for one Buffalo native who was nearly struck by lightning while on duty as an Oklahoma state trooper. The odds of getting struck by lightning in a given year is 1 in 500,000, according to the CDC. During Krupczyk's shift las...

 2020-07-11 22:26 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Taste of Buffalo at home kicks off online...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The largest two day food festival in the country kicked off Saturday. The Taste of Buffalo at home is still offering some of your festival favorites, while also serving up some new dishes this year. From Niagara Square to soci...

 2020-07-11 21:23 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Charges dismissed in peace bridge pot bust...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Charges against a man accused of attempting to smuggle more than 9000 pounds of marijuana over the Peace Bridge have been dismissed without prejudice. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the charges were dismissed " in o...

 2020-07-11 21:01 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Five Guys workers fired, suspended after refusing to serve police...

DAPHNE, Ala. (WJW) — A group of Five Guys employees who refused to serve members of an Alabama police force have been fired or suspended, according to the restaurant. The incident occurred at a Five Guys location in Daphne, Alabama Tuesday night, WK...

 2020-07-11 20:05 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera continues for fourth day...

Authorities said Saturday the search for Naya Rivera continued Saturday for the fourth day. The 33-year-old "Glee" actress went missing while on a lake with her 4-year-old son in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County this week. CBS Los ...

 2020-07-11 19:19 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

One person struck by gunfire at Bailey Avenue and Kensington Avenue...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) Buffalo Police are investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting incident that happened in the area of Bailey Avenue and Kensington Avenue. Police say a man was struck in the leg by gunfire and are investigating whether a second person ...

 2020-07-11 18:43 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Frankies Donuts in Niagara Falls robbed at knife point...

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) Niagara Falls Police are investigating a knife point robbery at Frankies Donuts that happened early Saturday morning. According to police reports, the suspect entered the store around 3:30 a.m. and began to purchase a doughnut. ...

 2020-07-11 18:21 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Poloncarz: "Wearing a mask is not a sign of weakness, it shows your strength"...

(WIVB) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is reminding county residents to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. "Wearing a mask is not a sign of weakness, it shows your strength," Poloncarz wrote on Twitter on Saturday. "When you #W...

 2020-07-11 17:35 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Ellicottville Brewing Company teams up with West Falls farm to put out "Oops! All Berries" sour ale...

(WIVB) What happens when a local brewery teams up with a local berry farm? Ellicottville Brewing Company has collaborated with Blueberry Treehouse Farm in West Falls to create a new farm-to-market kettle sour called "Oops! All Berries". The beer i...

 2020-07-11 17:20 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Second stimulus check: GOP senators not ready to commit to direct payments...

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will discuss a second stimulus package and President Donald Trump has vowed it will happen "soon," it remains unclear whether a direct payment or check will be part of that process....

 2020-07-11 17:13 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Graycliff Conservancy to reopen for private tours in August...

DERBY, N.Y. (WIVB) Graycliff Conservancy will reopen with private tours in August. All tours will be restricted to a single household or safe social circle. Private tours are priced for up to four people, and two more can be added for an additional charge...

 2020-07-11 17:08 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

How to catch a glimpse of the spectacular comet Neowise before it disappears for thousands of years...

(CBS NEWS) A newly-discovered comet is giving skywatchers quite the show during the month of July. Early risers may have already caught a glimpse of the comet Neowise as it streaks across the sky, but don't worry — some of the best viewing momen...

 2020-07-11 17:06 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Gen Z volunteers are helping senior citizens fight lockdown loneliness with technology...

(CBS NEWS) Margaret Eiosikoff had her first Zoom call at age 89, and is part of a growing number of senior citizens using technology to overcome the longstanding problem of loneliness that plagues many of America's elders. "My children have said, ...

 2020-07-11 16:49 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Erie County Water Authority dealing with water main breaks due to heat wave...

(WIVB) The Erie County Water Authority is dealing with several water main breaks due to the heat wave affecting WNY. According to the ECWA's Twitter, they have experienced a total of 13 water main breaks throughout the district in the past 24 hours. T...

 2020-07-11 16:19 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Frank Lloyd Wright Martin House will reopen for public tours on July 16...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) The Martin House is reopening for public tours on July 16. Advance ticket purchase will be required and visitors will be required to wear face coverings. The number of visitors allowed into the house at one time will also be limited. ...

 2020-07-11 16:12 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Surgeon charged in scheme to get heroin addicts to receive experimental implant...

(CBS NEWS) A California doctor has been charged after it was found that vulnerable drug addicts were being paid hundreds of dollars in cash to receive an experimental procedure, after which several died of overdoses. Dr. Randy Rosen is facing 88 felony ch...

 2020-07-11 16:09 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopen to the general public...

(CBS NEWS) Walt Disney World in Florida is reopening opening to the general public for the first time in nearly four months on Saturday. "The Most Magical Place on Earth" will now require visitors to make wear masks and social distance in an effor...

 2020-07-11 15:11 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

No high-fives? No spitting? MLBers adjust in COVID world...

CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wanted to hug, high-five and fist bump his players. After all, the defending World Series champions spent nearly four months apart before resuming workouts last week. Then, he remembered: Tho...

 2020-07-11 15:07 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Rep. Brian Higgins slams federal response to COVID-19...

(WIVB) Congressman Brian Higgins has tough words for the federal response to COVID-19. The U.S. recorded 63,000 new cases in just one day. COVID-19 has killed almost 134,000 Americans. Rep. Higgins said the U.S. government's response has been "scr...

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