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A nearly five-month investigation, conducted by two outside lawyers found that the Cuomo administration was a “hostile work environment” and that it was “rife with fear and intimidation.”
Government and university researchers are increasingly looking at COVID-19 as a problem that won't go away any time soon.
Millions of people who need insurance are eligible for free health care plans. A special enrollment period is ending on Aug. 15. Here's how to sign up in time.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Major live arts & cultural events trumpet their long-awaited return
- Theater Talk: Michele Ragusa at Lincoln Center, Actors' Equity launches "OPEN ACCESS" (extended web version)
- Back before an audience: Pappy Martin jazz festival wraps up annual event Sunday
- THEATER TALK: While we wait, SCHMIGADOON! offers great fun for fans of musicals (and anyone who was ever in one)
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
- Poloncarz takes COVID message to businesses as cases rise: they can - and should - require masks
- National Chicken Wing Day brings out the Mumbo Sauce on who originated the Buffalo essential
- Cuomo encourages businesses to deny unvaccinated people, bring workers back
- Restaurant Association president says possibility of new mask mandate not good for business
WBFO Disabilities Desk
- WNYers mark 31st anniversary of ADA through virtual Disability Pride celebration
- The Care Crisis: 1 in 4 direct support positions vacant in New York
- Schumer's use of the 'r-word' shows ongoing problem with changing the narrative around disability
- How new mask rules may impact immunocompromised individuals and children with disabilities
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
WBFO Racial Equity Project
WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- Senior group presses for caregiver tax credit
- ‘It’s about time’: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marks year of attention on older adults
- DA Flynn rallies against Elder Parole & Clean Slate, cites Bike Path Rapist
- Nursing homes say safe staffing bill will hurt them. Resident advocates say it didn’t go far enough
WBFO Women's News Desk
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Haiti received its first shipment of doses in July, just days after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse — and amid rising violence, poverty and the hurricane season.
An investigation by state Attorney General Letitia James concluded that Cuomo engaged in "unwelcome and nonconsensual touching" with multiple current and former state government employees.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new policy will take effect starting Sept. 13 and will apply to indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues.
Biles looked happy and relieved after dismounting the balance beam, smiling and waving at the crowd to roaring applause. She's still experiencing the "twisties" but has found ways to cope.
The number of doses delivered so far puts the U.S. ahead of every other country making donations, but global health experts caution that many millions more are needed to vanquish the pandemic.
Naeher was injured in the Olympic semifinal loss against Canada. Naeher landed awkwardly trying to swat the ball away in the first half. She played for a few more minutes and then was substituted out.
The world record was absolutely smashed with the fastest field ever to run the men's 400 meter hurdles. Norway's Karsten Warholm took gold and Rai Benjamin won bronze for the U.S.
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Not only is Mayville connected to a new well for its water system, the Chautauqua County village is also looking at hooking into a more traditional water source.
According to the Buffalo News, Pegula Sports & Entertainment is seeking a publicly-financed $1.1 billion new stadium in Orchard Park.
Buffalo Police say a woman looking for ghosts at the city's historic rail terminal has been injured in a fall.
Staff at New York’s nursing homes aren’t paid enough to compete with entry-level positions in other industries, which health care groups told the state Legislature Tuesday has led to average turnover rates in recent years as high as 94%.
A local program to help small businesses purchase protective equipment may have kept them open, according to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. Agency staff told the board Wednesday the grant program reimbursed 110 small businesses and non-profits for $701,000 in PPE.
All 32,000 people incarcerated in New York State prisons have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine and, to date, 46% have been vaccinated.
The development wars in Buffalo's Elmwood Village are continuing, with a new push for a local historic district overlaying the two current national historic districts.
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