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Salmonella Concern Prompts Dog Food Recall

Federal regulators have announced the recall of thousands of pounds of dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

The dog food affected was sold by OC Raw Dog of California in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fines Urged for Waverly Research Animal Breeder

A complaint has been filed against a Waverly company that breeds dogs and cats for research purposes.
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation NOW is seeking federal fines and revocation of Liberty Research Incorporated’s license to breed animals

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Businessman Admits Improperly Handling Hazardous Waste

An Owego man is to be sentenced in September after pleading guilty to treating, storing and disposing of hazardous waste without a permit.

Federal prosecutors say 46 year old Brian Davis is the owner of Large Car LLC, which installs and removes old industrial plating equipment for re-use or recycling

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York State Final Fracking Review Released

A final review by New York State environmental regulators says fracking has the potential to be just too dangerous to be allowed in the state.

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the next step following the May 13 release of its Final Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement is the issuing, in 10 days, its legally binding findings statement that officially would put the ban on fracking in place

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Photo: KEMAL BAŞ
Photo: KEMAL BAŞ

May Is American Stroke Month

May is National Stroke Month. The American Stroke Association is emphasizing recognition of stroke symptoms and warning signs. 

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Lyme Disease Conference Coming to Binghamton University

Kathy Whyte/WNBF NewsBinghamton University is hosting a Lyme Disease Conference May 9.

The tick-borne disease can cause debilitating illness or even death.

While there have been few human cases reported locally recently, several instances of pets, primarily dogs, being infected in the area have been documented over the past year

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Study Shows Gas Drilling Contamination in Bradford County

A new study out of Penn State University says at least three wells in Bradford County, Pennsylvania have been contaminated with toxic fluids as a result of drilling and hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale play

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

High Fire Danger in the Twin Tiers

While investigators are looking into the cause of a huge brush fire that charred seven acres in the Town of Windsor over the weekend, the National Weather Service is issuing a Red Flag Warning for fire danger from 1 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hydrant Flushing Planned for Port Dickinson

Residents in the Village of Port Dickinson may experience some discolored water May 2.

The water department will be flushing the fire hydrants starting at 9 p.m. May 1.

The action could result in cloudy or discolored water

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WNBF News/Kathy Whyte Photo

Flush Don’t Blush

If you are traveling through Binghamton's West Side don't be shocked if you see a rather unique lawn ornament adorning a a former Binghamton Mayor and current Seton Catholic Central Principal's lawn. 

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