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New York Boaters Urged to Prevent Invasive Species Spread

New York State officials remind boaters at the end of the summer recreational boating season to take steps to prevent the spread of invasive species in the state waterways.

While some boaters store craft for the winter, others move their boats to other waterways, which could promote the spread of the infestation of such non-native plants and animals such as milfoil and Asian clams

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Kathy Whyte Photo

Optimism on Both Sides of the Frack Debate

Southern Tier and Central, New York factions both for and against fracking are applauding the announcement that the New York State Court of Appeals will review the case against the Towns of Dryden and Middlefield

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School District Releases Bus Information

The Binghamton City School District is informing parents of temporary transportation schedules that have been developed for students who were expecting to attend classes at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Energy Program Coordinator Questions Obama

A Vestal man was surprised when he had the opportunity to ask President Obama about the nation's future energy policy.

Adam Flint, coordinator of the Broome Energy Leadership Program, was selected by the president to pose a question during Friday's town hall-style session at Binghamton University

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Fracking Rallies Held As Obama Visits

People on both sides of the fracking controversy gathered in Broome County to express their views as President Barack Obama brought his bus tour to the Binghamton area.

On the Binghamton University campus, hundreds of activists opposed to high-volume hydraulic fracturing held a rally under tight security

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Rallies For And Against Fracking

President Obama is scheduled to be in Broome County Friday and those who support and oppose high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas are ready to rally.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has yet to decide on allowing fracking in New York state, is not expected to be with the president during his Binghamton University appearance

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President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union speech
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Binghamton Leaders Want to Talk Fracking With President Obama

Some Broome County political leaders, who will be attending President Barack Obama's appearance at Binghamton University, have their hot-button topic ready for the President.

Both supporters of natural gas drilling the in the region, like Broome County Executive Debra Preston, and opponents, like Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan, say they want to press their position on hydraulic fracture drilling to President Obama

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School District Holding Asbestos Meeting

An informational meeting on the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School asbestos situation will be held Thursday evening.

The Binghamton City School district has scheduled the session for parents and guardians of children who are to attend Coolidge starting September 4

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Obama May Hear About Southern Tier Fracking Fight

Supporters and opponents of fracking are expected to turn out to express their views when President Obama visits Broome County.

The president is planning to hold a town hall-style meeting when he's hosted by Binghamton University on Friday

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Flood Forum to be Held in Binghamton

Binghamton University is hosting a Community Lab event to talk about the changing frequency of serious flooding in the Binghamton area.

The Binghamton Community Lab is hosting a mixer and discussion titled: Floods, Changing Frequency and Living in Binghamton...

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