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Assemblywoman Lupardo Outlines Priorities

The New York State Legislature is back in session and one local representative is outlining her list of priorities.

Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell was sworn in to her sixth term January 7 and is calling for economic diversification to include further development of agriculture and niche markets

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More Flu Cases Confirmed In Broome County

The number of Binghamton-area residents diagnosed with the flu is rising.

Mari Yourdon of the Broome County Health Department says confirmed influenza cases started to increase around mid-December

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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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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Cold Causes Problems in the Twin Tiers

Cold temperatures are already causing problems in the Twin Tiers.

Some burst pipes have been reported, flooding some basements.

A water main break snarled traffic on Hooper Road in Endwell  between Watson Boulevard and Country Club Road was being worked on around 5 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Town of Union Flooded Trailers Must be Removed

Several trailers in Endicott that were heavily damaged by the 2011 flood and have been sitting vacant will be torn down in a matter of days whether the owners take responsibility or not.

Town of Union officials have posted signs on the properties off Laurelton Drive saying the trailers must be removed from the site by January 12 or they will be demolished by the town and the bill sent to the owners

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Moms Claim the Right to Breast Feed in Public

Some Broome County mothers say they shouldn’t have to cover up when breast feeding their children in public.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Gas Pipeline Settles for Northern Pennsylvania Spills

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline is being cited for illegal dumpsites in Susquehanna,Wayne, Pike and Potter Counties.

Pennsylvania Environmental Protection officials say the pipeline company will pay a $210,000 penalty, bankroll a program to clean up the dump sites at a cost of $540,000 and pay $50,000 in recovery costs

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Win McNamee/Getty Images

Broome Doctor Fined Following Drug Investigation

An Endicott ophthalmologist has been fined $75,000 for violating the federal Controlled Substances Act.

Authorities say Dr. Louis Pecora surrendered his Drug Enforcement Administration numbers, which allowed him to prescribe controlled substances

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Bus Service Restored in Tioga County

Tioga Countyresidents will be able to get public transportation to things like doctor appointments in spite of the discontinuation of the Ride Tioga bus service.

County officials say Chemung County is extending its public transportation service to help keep some of the Tioga County bus routes, but with fewer runs between Owego and Waverly

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