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ECMC unveils new surgical center

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County Medical Center opened up its brand new operating rooms for the public to take a look Monday afternoon. Th…

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Report: vitamins don’t prevent disease

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – At least half of all Americans take multivitamins and mineral supplements but new research shows you may be wasting y…

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Bankruptcy buys Lake Shore more time

IRVING, N.Y. (WIVB) – The new interim CEO at Lake Shore Hospital says he and the staff are doing all they can to keep the hospital and relat…

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FDA: antibacterial soaps are ineffective

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Makers of widely-used antibacterial soaps now have a year to prove to the FDA that their products are safe. The FDA i…

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Lake Shore Hospital files for Ch. 11

IRVING, N.Y. (WIVB) – Lake Shore Hospital and its related services have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. Attorney Barry Cover…

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Delay could put pond hockey in jeopardy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A winter-time tradition in Buffalo could be in jeopardy because construction has ground to a halt. The annual Labatt …

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New laws take effect in the new year

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Several new laws take effect in New York State in the new year, and many could have a big economic impact. Beginning …

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Sprinkler break floods grocery store

WELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – A break in an underground sprinkler system caused gallons of water to gush from the floor and fill the Giant Food …

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Cuomo proposes cutting corporate taxes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Monday cutting the state’s corporate income tax from 7.1 percent to 6.5 percent in the coming…

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Mobile banking leads to 170 layoffs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – In its first year, more than 140,000 people downloaded First Niagara’s mobile app, and around 40 percent of the bank’…