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New York schools to reopen this fall with COVID requirements

Go. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that New York public schools will be able to reopen this fall.

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Two UB grads turn young Tonawanda company into busy PPE provider

A young additive manufacturing company based in Tonawanda welcomed Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to their facility Monday, to show her an operation which is making personal protective equipment that's being used by many first responders serving on the front lines of the COVID pandemic.

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New York State has decided to reopen schools this fall and will issue full guidance Wednesday. School districts now have until the end of the month to submit their plans outlining how students and staff will be allowed back in the classroom.

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An array of safety protocols have been issued as part of the state guidelines for schools to reopen in September. "I believe that everybody's motivation is in the right place," said Jay Worona, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel for the New York School Boards Association. "There are issues with respect to how are we going to pay for these things." Worona shared his concerns during a conversation this morning on WBFO.


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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that most of his province will move to the next stage of reopening at the end of the week. Toronto and a few other areas will have to wait.

Many stores hold Christmas in July sales, but this year, Tax Day also comes in July.

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday that there’s bipartisan support for a new federal stimulus plan that includes relief for schools and colleges.

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When travelers arrive at airports across New York State Tuesday, they will be greeted with State Health Department forms -- if they have come from the array of 19 states where the COVID-19 cases are high, like Florida and Arizona.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is tightening quarantine orders for of out of state travelers with high rates of COVID-19. Cuomo said travelers from the 19 states now on the restricted list will be required to fill out a form that includes the address of where they will be for the mandatory 14-day quarantine or there will be immediate repercussions.

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A young additive manufacturing company based in Tonawanda welcomed Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to their facility Monday, to show her an operation which is making personal protective equipment that's being used by many first responders serving on the front lines of the COVID pandemic.

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The Buffalo Catholic Diocese has announced plans for a wake and funeral for Bishop Emeritus Edward Kmiec.

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Go. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that New York public schools will be able to reopen this fall.

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Florida posted its highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus Tuesday. The state's Department of Health reported 132 deaths and 9,194 new positive cases. It followed two days when Florida registered its highest number of new COVID-19 cases. On Sunday, Florida saw 15,300 cases, the most so far by any state. Dr.

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Anton Besenko is worried. He fears all the hard-won progress made in fighting the AIDS epidemic is on a collision course with the urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The dramatic collapse of the U.S. economy from the coronavirus is pummeling America's largest banks.

Wells Fargo lost $2.4 billion in the second quarter — its first quarterly loss since 2008 during the financial crisis — and said it expects to cut its dividend. Citigroup saw its profit drop 73% in the quarter.

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The Justice Department has put to death Daniel Lee, 47, marking the first federal execution since 2003, after a chaotic overnight series of court rulings.

Lee had been convicted of killing three people, including a child, as part of a broader racketeering scheme to fund a white supremacist cause. He had waited more than 20 years on federal death row in Terre Haute, Ind.

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Heritage Moments: Land of newcomers, always arriving

Grant Street -- a Buffalo that would have been unthinkable a couple of generations ago: women dressed in head-to-toe robes, men in long shirts, children speaking a Babel of languages. After English and Spanish, the most spoken languages in Buffalo’s public schools are Karen, Arabic, Nepali, Burmese and Somali ; at Lafayette High School, students speak 42 different languages .

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