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Police: Sears Worker Gave Big Discounts to Relatives

Authorities say they are investigating a scheme in which an employee of a Sears store defrauded the company out of nearly $21,000.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the woman who worked at the Sears store in Towanda gave significant discounts to family members

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Downtown Binghamton Apartment Project Unveiled

Two recent Binghamton University graduates have announced plans to renovate a five-story downtown building. The project will create twelve modern apartments at 73 Court Street.

The $2.5 million project is being undertaken by Fortress Development Group, a New York City-based real estate management firm owned by Syed Ali and Adam Ibrahim

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Bill Parker Enters Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Long-time Binghamton broadcaster Bill Parker is being honored today by industry colleagues in New York City.

Parker, who continues to reside in Broome County, will be inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

JC Walmart Worker Attacked with Pepper Spray

A New York City man was arrested after he allegedly attacked an employee at the Johnson City Walmart store with pepper spray.

Authorities say 34-year-old Jahmod White was charged with third-degree robbery, a felony

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Fourteen Water Brands Recalled Due to E. Coli Risk

Fourteen brands of bottled spring water processed at two Pennsylvania facilities have been recalled because of concerns it could be contaminated by E. coli bacteria.

Niagara Bottling has announced it is recalling all products produced at Hamburg and Allentown between J

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Downtown Binghamton Farmers Market Open For Season

The downtown Binghamton farmers market has started operations for another season.

A few vendors set up shop at the Collier Street market site on Fridays as the season gets underway. The number of vendors is expected to increase in coming weeks

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [file]

Gural Disappointed Mayor Won’t Back Casino Bid

Tioga Downs owner Jeffrey Gural continues to hope he'll submit the only application for a Southern Tier casino license.

Despite ongoing speculation that an Albany-area man may put forth a competing bid, Gural on Friday said he is "optimistic" that a second application won't materialize

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

First Phase of Riverside Drive Project Completed

Motorists using the eastern-most section of Riverside Drive in Binghamton can expect an unusually pleasant ride.

Nearly a year after a major reconstruction project began, crews June 19 were completing paving operations

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New York’s Legislative Session is Extended

The New York State Legislature is going into extra innings.

The legislative session in Albany was supposed to end June 17 but is now being extended into next week.

Rent control in New York City has held up a majority of work, including measures that impact other areas of the state, like extending the property tax cap and legalizing mixed martial arts

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Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Mayor Feels “Very Good” About Possible Binghamton Casino

Binghamton Mayor Richard David says he still doesn't know whether there will be a formal bid for a casino in the city. But, in an interview, he said he feels "very good" about the possibility an application will be submitted

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