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NPR's Family Matters draws large Buffalo crowd

NPR's Family Matters drew a large crowd Thursday night to the WNED-TV studio.
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Hope ran strong last night during the Party in the Plaza, as fans readied for the opening game of the long Buffalo Sabres season and the official regular season debut of Jack Eichel. Eichel didn't disappoint, notching his first career goal in a 3-1 loss to Ottawa.

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NPR's Family Matters drew a large crowd Thursday night to the WNED-TV studio.

Chautauqua County is joining Erie County in banning personal care products containing microbeads.


As Buffalo continues its growth spurt, or renaissance, and property values rise, some smaller theaters are feeling squeezed. Four of them have had to find new venues, including A.R.T., B.U.A., Road Less Travelled, and Rust Belt Books, which is now at 415 Grant Street.

Buffalo Beauts women's pro hockey debuts this Sunday

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Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Western New York's thriving hockey scene adds a new team into its fabric, with the debut of the Buffalo Beauts this Sunday afternoon. It's one of four charter members of the all-new National Women's H0ckey League.


A decades-old celebration of Finnish culture and heritage makes its way to Buffalo this weekend.

Sheriffs seek info on firebombing of Clarence home

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The Erie County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in gathering information regarding a firebombing incident Tuesday night in the town of Clarence.

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University at Buffalo Police are investigating an overnight assault that occurred on the south campus.  In an alert issued to the campus community, UB Police stated the victim and two friends were playing Frisbee in the Main-Bailey parking lot in Buffalo at 1:35 a.m. Thursday.  

Kleinhans Music Hall dedicates new archive room

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Michael Mroziak, WBFO

As Kleinhans Music Hall prepares to celebrate its 75th anniversary, visitors to the Buffalo landmark will now get to enjoy a glance at some relics telling the story of the hall, and of Buffalo through the years.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Buffalo's newest hotel celebrated its official grand opening Wednesday. After extensive renovations, one of the city's historic mansions is now a boutique inn.


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