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Recent Illnesses in the Twin Tiers Discussed on Southern Tier Close Up

Is it a cold or the flu?  What do you do to feel better? What do you do to keep from getting sick?

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Joshua Lott, Getty Images

Snow Safety Urged in Twin Tiers

Some roads in the Twin Tiers remain snow covered along with many sidewalks.

Law enforcement officials are warning pedestrians not to walk in the street even if sidewalks have not been cleared

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Dangerous Wind Chills in the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is telling everyone to make sure they cover up as wind chills could reach into the minus double digits.

A very clear night has made ambient air temperatures in some areas to dip to minus ten

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Price Rite Announces Recall of Ground Cumin

Price Rite has recalled bottles of its store brand ground cumin because of an allergen concern.

The supermarket chain, which operates a store in Vestal, announced that Colonna Brothers initiated the recall because the spice was found to contain undeclared peanuts

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

The East Coast Braces for Nor’Easter

The Greater Binghamton area is expecting a possible two to three inches of snow from the Nor’Easter.

Delaware County however, is under a Winter Weather Advisory until the afternoon of January 27, with a potential for seven inches of snow and wind gusting up to 30 miles per hour

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Franking Demonstrations Coincide with State Budget Message

Opponents to high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York State are applauding the decision by state officials to keep a ban on fracking in place indefinitely.

While the anti-frackers have been gathering at the annual state of the state address and other appearances by the governor for years to push for the ban, January 21 they traveled to Albany to hold a rally to thank the governor for the decision to prohibit the controversial drilling process

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Wegmans Recalls Some Organic Ground Beef

Wegmans has announced a recall of some packages of organic ground beef.

The Rochester-based company says the meat may be contaminated with small strips of translucent, flexible plastic.

The items being recalled are small packs and family packs of "Wegmans 93% Lean Organic" ground beef

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Otsego County Deaths Linked to Tainted Heroin

Authorities in the Oneonta area have issued a warning about suspected tainted heroin.

According to "The Daily Star" of Oneonta, police believe two recent deaths may have been the result of heroin that is stronger than usual

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Hearing in Binghamton

Regional residents have a chance to weigh in on the proposed construction of a natural gas transmission line through part of Broome County January 12.

The New York State Department of Conservation is holding the fist public hearing on the Constitution Pipeline permit requests at 6 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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