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 2020-11-23 21:05 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Active shooter drills are still required for schools but look different during COVID-19...

Since the pandemic started most states have required the same number of active shooter drills despite some kids choosing to learn from home, in-person restrictions and social distancing. It has forced school districts to change how students practice them....

 2020-11-23 20:43 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Reggaeton star Bad Bunny tests positive for coronavirus...

Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny has tested positive for the new coronavirus....

 2020-11-23 20:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Shooting at Sonic in Nebraska leaves 2 workers dead, multiple injured...

Two Sonic employees were killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting at a restaurant near Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday....

 2020-11-23 20:05 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Oxford English Dictionary picks several words of the year for 'unprecedented' 2020...

It's 2020, and with everything that has happened this year, the Oxford English Dictionary couldn't come up with one "word of the year," so they selected words that were most important during certain months....

 2020-11-23 20:02 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Bipartisan bill could expand some mental health services...

It may not seem like much is getting done in Washington these days. However, in the U.S. Senate, politicians on both sides of the aisle have come together to pass a new bill that could have an impact on some mental health services....

 2020-11-23 19:58 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Uber, Lyft awarded multi-year federal transportation contract...

Uber and Lyft have been awarded a five-year federal contract, estimated to be worth up to $810 million, according to various reports....

 2020-11-23 19:36 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Consider ordering takeout this Thanksgiving to support the restaurant industry...

Not only could ordering in save you money and work this Thanksgiving, it may also serve as an opportunity to support the restaurant industry that has been hit so hard by the pandemic, especially small businesses....

 2020-11-23 19:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

'Thanksgiving Grandma' and the man she mistakenly texted continue unlikely tradition amid grief...

For the fifth straight year, Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench celebrated Thanksgiving together — though the yearly tradition this year was marked by grief....

 2020-11-23 18:55 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Erie County apologizes for delays in notification of positive COVID-19 test results...

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein is apologizing for "unacceptable delays" in notifying residents that they tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-11-23 18:53 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Oregon governor encourages neighbors to call the cops on COVID-19 restrictions violators...

States and regional health departments have created a patchwork of COVID-19 precautions and safety measures. In Oregon, the governor is asking people to call the cops on their neighbors if they see people violating COVID-19-related restrictions like gathe...

 2020-11-23 18:50 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Teen financial guru, app developer shares investment tips...

Who says you have to be old to give advice?...

 2020-11-23 18:10 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Biden announces more cabinet picks, with Kerry tapped to lead climate team...

President-elect Joe Biden has announced more nominees and appointees for key national security and foreign policy positions....

 2020-11-23 17:53 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Attorney indicted for sexually assaulting two women and a teenage girl...

A Niagara County grand jury has indicted a Niagara Falls attorney on charges of sexually assaulting three females dating back to 2016....

 2020-11-23 17:40 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Latest poll on COVID-19 vaccine willingness tries to uncover motivating reasons...

Many people across the country are full of hope now that a few COVID-19 vaccines are showing positive results, and they appear to be highly effective. But will Americans be willing to get a shot?...

 2020-11-23 17:40 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

How the pandemic is changing Christmas shopping habits...

Shopping this holiday season is going to be very different for many people due to the pandemic. And the types of gifts are changing, too....

 2020-11-23 17:32 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

This COVID-19 risk assessment map can help you decide your Thanksgiving Day plans...

If you're still deciding if you want to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends, an interactive map created by a team of researchers can help you with that decision....

 2020-11-23 17:29 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Employers considering alternatives to the annual office holiday party...

A number of holiday office parities in 2020 will be non-existent, but experts say employers can still do a lot to show employees they appreciate them this holiday season....

 2020-11-23 17:15 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Cuomo: 'Parts of Erie County are on track to become a Red Zone'...

Parts of Erie County could begin the Thanksgiving holiday weekend under the tightest restrictions seen since March....

 2020-11-23 17:11 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

If you insist on gathering for Thanksgiving, health officials urge taking these safety steps...

Health officials say if you are planning a small family gathering, get tested before you see high-risk family members. Americans are also being urged to consider virtual holiday gatherings whenever possible....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Los Angeles County shuts down all in-person dining at restaurants for 3 weeks as cases spike...

Restaurants in Los Angeles County will only be open for delivery, take-out and drive-thru services only for three weeks beginning Thursday in the hopes of preventing the spread of COVID-19, according to the Los Angeles Times and KABC-TV....

 2020-11-23 16:48 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Twitter, Facebook to transfer White House accounts to Biden on Inauguration Day...

Even if President Donald Trump doesn't concede, the major social media companies say the official White House accounts will be transferred to Joe Biden's administration when he's sworn in....

 2020-11-23 16:40 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

New York Attorney General sues bishops Malone, Grosz and Buffalo Diocese for failing to protect children...

New York State Attorney General Letitia James on Monday sued the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and former bishops Richard J. Malone and Edward M. Grosz for failing to protect children and for engaging in a decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse by diocesan p...

 2020-11-23 16:33 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Fauci to speak ahead of Thanksgiving as COVID-19 cases spike across country...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, is expected to give a live interview with The Washington Post Monday as cases of COVID-19 are spiking across the country at unprecedented levels....

 2020-11-23 16:17 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Survey: 1 in 3 parents say benefits of gathering at Thanksgiving is worth the risk of coronavirus...

A new survey of parents nationwide finds nearly a third say the benefits of gathering with extended family for the holidays are worth the risk of spreading or getting the coronavirus, and almost 3-in-5 plan to see extended family in person....

 2020-11-23 16:06 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Black Rifle Coffee Company rejects any connection to Kyle Rittenhouse...

A Utah-based coffee company is quashing any supposed connection with or sponsorship of Kyle Rittenhouse after a photo of the teen wearing a shirt with the company's logo was shared on social media....

 2020-11-23 15:07 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

American Airlines plane forced to turn around Saturday after windshield cracks mid-flight...

An American Airlines flight headed to Cleveland Saturday afternoon had a scary setback after the windshield cracked mid-flight, according to American Airlines....

 2020-11-23 14:53 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

US tells GM to recall nearly 6 million trucks with Takata air bag inflators...

The U.S. is making General Motors recall and repair nearly 6 million big pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators....

 2020-11-23 14:51 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Police investigating racist letter sent to Cincinnati-area family over Biden, BLM yard signs...

Police in West Chester, Ohio are investigating a racist letter one family said was mailed to them earlier in the week....

 2020-11-23 14:48 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

2 dead in stabbing at church in San Jose, California...

Two people are dead and multiple others are injured following a church stabbing in San Jose, California, late Sunday....

 2020-11-23 14:17 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Florida man wrestles his puppy from jaws of alligator...

A Florida man saved his dog from certain death after he wrestled an alligator that snatched the puppy and dragged the pooch into a pond....

 2020-11-23 13:28 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

New Zealand Prime Minister offers congratulations to Biden, offers advice on handling pandemic...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has become the latest world leader to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory, saying she offered to share her nation's expertise on dealing the coronavirus....

 2020-11-23 12:53 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

The US has recorded 3 million new cases of COVID-19 this November...

The U.S. has now recorded more than 3 million new cases of COVID-19 in the month of November alone, according to a database kept by Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-11-23 12:02 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

AstraZeneca the latest drugmaker to report promising numbers from COVID-19 vaccine trial...

AstraZeneca is the latest drugmaker to announce promising Phase 3 trial results from its COVID-19 vaccine candidate....

 2020-11-23 11:24 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

G-20 summit ends with support for COVID-19 vaccines for all...

The group vowed "to spare no effort to protect lives."...

 2020-11-23 10:23 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

How Erie 1 BOCES Remote Learning Center is helping families navigate remote learning...

Virtual learning centers like the Erie 1 BOCES Remote Learning Center in West Seneca are to help students get by....

 2020-11-23 07:51 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Niagara Falls police vehicle crashes into another vehicle on Buffalo Avenue...

According to police, the police vehicle slid into the rear of another vehicle that was stopped at the light, heading west on Buffalo Avenue....

 2020-11-23 04:18 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Salon owner starts petition demanding help during shutdown...

With a majority of Erie County in an orange zone, thousands are out of work. For most that means another round of filling for unemployment, others are a bit stuck....

 2020-11-23 03:02 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Longtime national security aide emerges as top pick for Biden's secretary of state...

Multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning tell The Associated Press that Antony Blinken is at the front of his choices to be America's top diplomat....

 2020-11-23 01:30 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

WNY community has highest COVID rate in the state...

Western New York is still dealing with the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in the state....

 2020-11-22 23:47 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

How the Buffalo Peacemakers combat violence within the community...

It was another Saturday night walking the streets as a Buffalo Peacemaker. Murray Holman was approached by a man asking for help getting clean....

 2020-11-22 23:19 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Police: 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with Wisconsin mall shooting...

The Wauwatosa Police Department announced that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the mass shooting at Mayfair Mall....

 2020-11-22 22:12 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Co-founder of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37...

The ALS Association announced the news on social media Sunday....

 2020-11-22 19:37 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Sheriff: Cattaraugus County man dies, another injured after ATV crash...

A Cattaraugus County man has died and another is injured after a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle, according to the sheriff's office....

 2020-11-22 19:14 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Police: two women injured in shooting at party in Buffalo...

Buffalo police are investigating a shooting during a party that injured two women....

 2020-11-22 18:16 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

Cuomo: Lancaster has highest positivity rate in NYS...

During a briefing on COVID-19 Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Lancaster has the highest positivity rate in all of New York State....

 2020-11-22 15:50 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

First US immunizations could arrive on Dec. 12...

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee is set to meet Dec. 10 to discuss Pfizer Inc.'s request for an emergency use authorization for its developing COVID-19 vaccine....

 2020-11-22 15:44 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received...

It's an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he was sickened last month....

 2020-11-22 01:48 

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[ Buffalo, NY ]

FDA approves new antibody cocktail for some COVID patients...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is authorizing Regeneron's antibody cocktail for some patients who test positive for COVID-19....

 2020-11-22 01:18 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Buffalo hospital to name wing after Josh Allen's late grandmother...

The Bills Mafia stepped up big for Josh Allen when his grandmother died by donating big time to Buffalo's Oishei's Children's Hospital....

 2020-11-22 01:08 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

New COVID milestone nationally, Erie County yellow zone getting worse...

Health experts say the latest explosion of COVID-19 cases is happening faster, and more widespread than at any time since the pandemic began in March....

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