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The next generation of automobiles has been traveling the streets of Western New York. And WBFO went along for a demonstration ride on the University at Buffalo's North Campus.


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You might not expect a group of math majors to also be fierce physical competitors. But a team of four University at Buffalo students are among the qualifiers for NBC’s Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, which begins Monday night.

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There is a serious problem around the world - and it is growing. A University at Buffalo research team is taking a new approach to combat the problem with old antibiotics.

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A section of North Buffalo will be very different if a massive new apartment complex is built. The property at the corner of Main  Street and Hertel Avenue is working through the city's regulatory process.

A former maintenance supervisor at the University at Buffalo has been sentenced for his part in a bid rigging scheme.

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

Planning for an extension of the Metro Rail line into Amherst is going to be on the drawing board for a long, long time. It will be years before the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority can ask for construction money.

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It might be 2027 before you can buy a ticket to ride the Metro Rail out to the University at Buffalo's North Campus - and even longer before you can head out to a job in the Crosspoint Business Park, where Millersport Highway and the I-990 meet.  That was the message Monday evening at a public forum organized by Citizens for regional Transit.

Stomach flu may be making the rounds

Apr 10, 2017

The University at Buffalo is issuing a health warning to students, many of whom fell victim to stomach flu this past week.

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The cuts announced to UB's athletics department this week are "just wrong" according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.


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As Metro Rail trains rumbled underneath the meeting area, transportation planners and members of the public talked about extending the rail line south into Buffalo's Cobblestone District and north to the University at Buffalo's North Campus and beyond.

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Hundreds of high school students were welcomed to the University at Buffalo's North Campus Wednesday morning for its Science Exploration Day.


Officers from the University at Buffalo Police Department are investigating an attempted sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning.

Loneliness can be bad for your health

Feb 14, 2017
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Here's something to ponder on this Valentine's Day. Loneliness can be bad for your health.

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If you watched the Grammy Awards Sunday night, perhaps it inspired fantasies that one day you might march on stage and accept an award for your singing. Or maybe not.

A University at Buffalo student who claimed she was the victim of an attempted assault on UB's North Campus earlier this week has admitted to investigators she lied about the alleged incident.

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The Buffalo area can claim the new leader of Somalia as one of its own. 

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President Trump's executive order on immigration is causing difficulties for some University at Buffalo students. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley spent time at UB's North campus to talk with students about the order that suspends travel from some international students. 

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Some University at Buffalo are being affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. UB says some international students experienced trouble traveling back to the United States following their break, as Monday marked the start of the new spring semester on campus.

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Willie Evans, a star runningback for the University at Buffalo's football team in the late 1950s, has died.

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A small, private service was held to remember the giant of a man whose pioneering IBM 360 and networking innovations became the basis for modern computers. The University at Buffalo is among those remembering alumnus Erich Bloch, who died November 25 at the age of 91.

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The University at Buffalo continues to rank among the top 25 universities for enrolling international students. Earlier this week, the Institute of International Education released its Open Doors report, ranking UB 21st among American colleges and universities for international enrollment. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us UB is preparing to expand its recruitment effort.

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Bloomberg Businessweek is out with its annual ranking of Best Business Schools 2016 in the United States. The only local school to make the list of 87 is the University at Buffalo - up from 60 in 2015 to 47 this year.

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A local medical company - that was on the verge of moving to Denver - has  decided to stay and expand in Buffalo. The company was a semi-finalist in this year's 43North business plan competition.

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The University at Buffalo held a celebration ceremony Friday morning to rededicate Hayes Hall on the south campus on Main Street. UB completed a $44 million renovation that started in 2010 and was completed this year. Hayes Hall is home to UB's School of Architecture and Planning. The building is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Thousands of new University at Buffalo students are settling in to dorms on both the North and South campuses.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says about 90-percent moved in Thursday at Goodyear Hall on the South Campus.   

While child protective services workers spend a lot of time working with troubled families, a new study from the University at Buffalo finds those workers need new tools to spot families in which there is chronic child neglect.


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The co-owner of Bak USA is praising the City of Buffalo, the University at Buffalo and the state's Start-Up NY program for fueling his company's "unbelievably fast" growth in such a short time. J.P. and Ulla Bak started the mobile computer manufacturing facility in March 2014 and is already planning to triple its floor space and add another 125 jobs over the next year.

Tesla's $2.6 billion offer to buy SolarCity is more about Tesla than it is about the struggling SolarCity. That's according to Harold Star, a business professor at the University at Buffalo.

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A high-ranking administrator at the University at Buffalo has resigned, effective immediately. 

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