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Opinions Split on Binghamton’s MacArthur School Rebuild

Not everyone is on board with plans to build a new Binghamton elementary school on the same property as the flood-destroyed MacArthur Elementary on Vestal Avenue on Binghamton's South Side.

Dozens of people packed a public hearing on the proposal calling for construction of the new building closer to Vestal Ave

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Comstock

Broome County Child Fatalities Reviewed

The Broome County Child Fatality Review Team says most of the deaths of children aged 0-17 in the county over the past three years could have been prevented.

The team of professionals from law enforcement, medicine, child welfare, and others looked into 44 cases and found 25% of the deaths were due to natural causes, such as illness

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Category: Health, Local News
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Photo Courtesy of the Delaware County Sheriff's Office

Delaware County Undersheriff Completes Homeland Security Training

Undersheriff Craig DuMond, from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, recently completed Center for Domestic Preparedness training. CDP is operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Category: Crime, Health, Local News
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Photo by Kathy Whyte

Broome County Moves Up in Health Ranking

Broome County's health rankings are improving.
A new report finds rates of premature deaths at the lowest level in the county in 20 years.Last year, Broome placed 56th out of the 62 counties in New York

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Category: Health, Local News
Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

N.Y. Meat Fraud Shut Down

A Vermont man will serve two years on probation and 50 hours of community service for selling meat products around New York State that were fraudulently labled as being USDA inspected.Federal prosecutors with the Department of Justice Northern District of New York say 44 year old Craig Acton of Bennington bought meat products commercially, repackaged the meat using the USDA inspection stamp of another company, then resold the meat commercially in New York State without authorization between January and June of 2011

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Category: Crime, Health, News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York Burn Ban Starts

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say it's expected to be another dry spring and outdoor burning of brush will again be banned state-wide for a couple months.The high-risk wildfire season begins March 16th and continues at least until May 14th

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Category: Environment, Health, News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

All Thin Mints Are NOT Created Equal

Thin Mints are the best-selling Girl Scout cookies. They account for a quarter of all cookie sales, according to the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.

You might expect all Thin Mint cookies are the same

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New York State Seal
New York State Seal

Sequester Threatens N.Y. Cancer Programs

The American Cancer Society and the Cancer Action Network are warning the budget battle in Washington that has resulted in sweeping spending cuts could deny hundreds of women in New York life-saving cancer screenings

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Category: Health, News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

American Red Cross Month Marked on Southern Tier Close Up

From sheltering dozens of residents displaced by recent Broome County fires, teaching preparedness and responding to disasters to educating babysitters, the Southern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross is always ready

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photo by Kathy Whyte
photo by Kathy Whyte

Calls in Albany for Another Fracking Delay

The Independent Democratic Conference of the New York State Senate is calling for up to a two year delay in approving the start of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the state until initial results of an independent health review are complete

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