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  1. Where's Capt. Molly? Search on for Revolutionary hero graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    This 1926 photo provided by the Daughters of the American Revolution shows a casket that was exhumed by the DAR on the estate of banker J.P. Morgan in Highland Falls, N.Y., with two women who were DAR researchers, right, and two Army officers, left, to serve as pall bearers. The casket, which was reburied at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, was thought to contain the remains of Revolutionary War hero Margaret "Captain Molly" Corbin who stepped in to fire a cannon after her husband was killed in battle, but high-tech tests on the exhumed remains show they belonged to an unidentified male.


  2. US Army challenging nickname of NHL's Las Vegas franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The U.S. Army has filed a challenge opposing the application of the NHL's newest franchise to register the trademark "Vegas Golden Knights." In a claim filed Wednesday with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in suburban Washington, the Army claims it will be damaged if the trademark is registered and says it has acquired exclusive rights to it that predate any rights claimed by the NHL team.


  3. 10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans - the most ever in a single Rhodes class - as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen for post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England. 59 comments

  4. Newly discovered painting shows Washington's wartime tentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American Revolution, when a painting up for auction caught his eye and got his heart racing. The chief historian at the American Revolution Museum had spied an unsigned watercolor from 1782.


  5. Sen. Rubio: Remove communist US soldier from officer ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is calling for an apparent pro-communist U.S. soldier to lose his commission as an officer. In a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, the Florida Republican said the Pentagon should immediately remove 2nd Lt.


  6. 2 New York lawmakers: Rename Lee Barracks at West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Two members of Congress from New York are pressing Army officials to rename the U.S. Military Academy barracks honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.


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