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Big Range Persists in Broome Gas Prices

The cost of gasoline continues to drop around the Twin Tiers and across the country. But drivers may notice a dramatic range in pump prices by driving just a few miles.

According to GasBuddy.com, an E

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Plans for Binghamton 2015 Are in the Cards on Close Up

Binghamton Mayor Richard David, is the featured guest on the January 10th edition of the weekly local public affairs program, 'Southern Tier Close Up'.

The show is a very unusual public affairs interview as the Mayor and host, Kathy Whyte, play a little game of cards to identify and address issues facing Binghamton in 2015

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Landowners Say the Fracking Fight Isn’t Over

A group of property owners with a stake in natural gas exploration in New York State say they are not ruling out launching a lawsuit against state officials for banning hydraulic fracturing in the state indefinitely

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Demolition Continues For Dickinson Hotel Project

Demolition work is underway for a 70-room hotel planned for the site of an old school in the town of Dickinson.

The Microtel project had been under discussion for years but a few issues that had caused delays were cleared up in recent months

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New Laws in Effect in New York State

Several new laws are now in effect in New York State.  There is a new tax credit for businesses hiring military veterans.

There is a new Homeless Veteran Assistance Fund.

Corporate tax reforms are being phased in, estimated to save businesses over 200 million dollars this year and over 500 million dollars a year by 2019

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fire Leaves Waverly Building Uninhabitable

A Waverly building is described as a total loss as a result of a cooking fire.

A tenant on the third floor was taken to the hospital for treatment of burns to his arm, face and chest.

The blaze on Broad Street was reported at around 11:30 a

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Fire at Upstate Shredding in Owego

No injuries are being reported after fire broke out at a Tioga County recycling operation.

The blaze at Upstate Shredding in Owego was reported at around 2:20 a.m. December 31 and was quickly put out

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Accountants: Sell Off Willow Point Nursing Home

Broome County is being told to get rid of what many consider an Albatross around the county’s neck.

The accounting firm: Toski and Company from Rochester has advised county lawmakers that Willow Point Nursing Home should be sold off

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Twin Tiers Offices Go on Holiday Schedule

Many municipalities are adjusting garbage collection schedules for the holiday.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Governor Cuomo Supports a Casino License for the Southern Tier

The New York State Gaming Commission is reviewing a letter it received from Governor Andrew Cuomo December 26 urging the reopening of Southern Tier bids for a fourth casino license.

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