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Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014.  BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS
Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS

Libous Convicted of Lying to FBI Agents

State Senator Thomas Libous has been found guilty of lying to FBI agents when they interviewed him in 2010.

The verdict in the federal trial in White Plains was announced Wednesday afternoon.

United States Attorney Preet Bhrara announced the indictment of Libous on July 1, 2014

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

The Cuomo wage board made the recommendation Wednesday afternoon. The state Department of Labor would have to authorize the action before it is implemented

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Woman Charged With DWI After Kirkwood Dispute

State police say a woman was charged with driving while intoxicated shortly after troopers received a report of a dispute in the town of Kirkwood.

Authorities say 34-year-old Wanda Rodriguez of Hallstead, Pennsylvania, was arrested on July 20

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endwell Pool Vandalism Will Cost Thousands

A small amount of broken glass at an Endwell park will result in a big bill for town of Union taxpayers.

The two swimming pools at Highland Park were ordered closed by Broome County public health director Claudia Edwards on July 15

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Photo provided by Jeff Kraham
Photo provided by Jeff Kraham

Cleanup Continues At Johnson City Collapse Site

Debris removal at the site of the garage collapse near UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City may be completed later this week.

Several vehicles, including a Toyota Highlander owned by former Broome County executive Jeff Kraham, were destroyed when the top level of the parking deck fell Thursday afternoon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Parking Ramp Repairs Continue

Days after the Johnson City parking deck collapse, crews are moving forward with efforts to keep Binghamton's Collier Street garage in service.

The work is continuing five weeks after Mayor Richard David announced the top two levels of the parking ramp had to be closed because deterioration was worse than previously believed

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky in $9B Deal

Lockheed Martin, Tioga County's biggest employer, has announced it intends to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion in cash.

Lockheed has competed for business with Sikorsky and worked with the Connecticut-based company on many military helicopter programs for years

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