March 10, 2018 - 3:26 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — The third time proved to be the charm. After losing in heart-breaking fashion in the last two Mid-American Conference Tournament championship games, Central Michigan finally came out on top. Micaela Kelly and Presley Hudson scored 26 points apiece, Tinara Moore and Reyna Frost...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:19 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — Jeremy Harris scored 22 points and CJ Massinburg scored 14 and Buffalo beat Kent State 78-61 on Friday and advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament title game. The top-seeded Bulls (25-8) will play Friday night's other semifinal winner between second seed Toledo and...
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March 08, 2018 - 7:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Men's basketball coach Nate Oats is being rewarded for the University at Buffalo's record-setting season, agreeing to a new five-year contract. The agreement was announced Thursday, shortly after the Bulls improved to 24-8 to set a single-season program record for...
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Tim Wenger
March 03, 2018 - 8:40 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the the saying goes, can we talk? Just talk? Not debate, get in one anothers' face or close our ears? That's what I'm hoping happens Monday on WBEN as we set aside twelve hours of programming to discuss the issues surrounding school security and gun violence in America. It...
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March 02, 2018 - 8:24 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Nate Oats can appreciate the skepticism he attracted two years ago, when coaching Buffalo to an NCAA Tournament berth in his first season. Perhaps, he somehow lucked out. Maybe, the success was the result of Bobby Hurley's lingering influence after Oats' renown...
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(WBEN) - It appears that a couple Buffalo Sabres got up close and personal with the President's daughter after a recent game in Washington. Tiffany Trump posted a photo of herself with Sabres goalie Robin Lehner and the recently traded Evander Kane after the Sabres' game against the Washington...
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February 26, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "We're hear today to announce big news about a big project that will have big benefits to Buffalo and to Western New York", said Rep. Brian Higgins as he stood before the busy Peace Bridge Plaza on the United States side of the border crossing. Higgins, working with his...
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February 22, 2018 - 5:24 am
An intriguing study done by Lending Tree revealed Buffalo to possess the most favorable conditions for new beginnings among the 50 largest metro areas in the United States. The study analyzed various aspects of financial recovery, as well as opportunities for people aged 35 and over. The specific...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:02 am
ERIE, Pa. (WBEN/AP) — Authorities say the death of a New York man found on the ice in Presque Isle Bay in northwestern Pennsylvania has been ruled accidental. The Erie County Coroner says the body of 65-year-old Thomas Fields of Buffalo was recovered at the foot of Dobbins Landing on Saturday...
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February 17, 2018 - 7:46 am
Buffalo N.Y. (WBEN) - Not one but two new additions to the Buffalo Zoo as two female Canada lynx are added to the zoo's population. The sisters, named Rosie and Hazel, came to the Buffalo Zoo from the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut where they were born April 26, 2017. The two 10-month-old...
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