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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's funeral in will include speeches from Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton. The long-serving Buffalo and Rochester area representative is being laid to rest with a public service in the Eastman Theater in Rochester. Follow along with LIVE video here:
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March 22, 2018 - 8:16 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Once her coaching career collapsed at Indiana, and Felisha Legette-Jack considered walking away from basketball entirely, she made one promise if another opportunity ever arose. Legette-Jack vowed she was going to be her bold, brash, boisterous self upon being hired to...
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March 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following a firestorm of controversy surrounding reports that a new contract for Erie County Water Authority Executive Director Earl Jann includes a "golden parachute" that would pay him more than $300 thousand in the event he is forced out for political reasons, authority...
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March 20, 2018 - 1:23 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The move by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo to release the list of 42 priests accused of sexual abuse is a step in the right direction but falls short of what needs to be done. Robert Hoatson heads up Road to Recovery, a non-profit supporting many victims of sexual abuse, and...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo has released a list of 42 priests who who were removed from ministry, retired, or left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The Diocese said the list includes those with more than one allegation made against them. Deceased priests are...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:12 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — A week ago Buffalo was waiting to find out if it earned one of the final four at-large berths to the women's NCAA Tournament. Now the 11th-seeded Bulls are headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history. Cierra Dillard scored 22 points as Buffalo shocked...
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March 18, 2018 - 11:15 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo and Florida State share many similarities as they prepare for Monday’s women’s NCAA Tournament second-round matchup. Both teams run up-tempo systems and have experienced backcourts. Without much time for either team to scout each other, there is the potential...
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March 17, 2018 - 7:48 pm
BOISE, Idaho (WBEN/AP) — Kentucky put an end to any upset talk on its watch Saturday, getting 27 points and a near-perfect shooting game from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in a 95-75 pullaway from 13th-seeded Buffalo. Gilgeous-Alexander went 10 for 12 and made both of his 3-point attempts to send fifth-...
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March 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo coach Felisha Legette-Jack received two important text messages before her 11th-seeded team faced No. 6 seed South Florida in the women's NCAA Tournament. The first came from Buffalo men's coach Nate Oats on early Friday after the Bulls upset Arizona in the...
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