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Broome County Health Department Announces Flu Clinics

The Broome County Health Department has announced its 2013 Flu Vaccine Clinic schedule for this fall.  The clinics will be open to anyone ages three and up.

The vaccine is $25 payable by cash or check

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New York & Pennsylvania Health Exchanges- N.Y. Online Maps

Health insurance exchange program sign ups are underway and officials in New York and Pennsylvania are among those ramping up efforts to educate consumers, health care professionals and even the advocacy organizations that are poised to help people to enroll

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Flu Clinics To Get Underway Soon

The Broome County Health Department will hold a series of flu clinics for residents over the next several weeks.

Department immunization nurse Sue Blythe says a clinic schedule will be released soon

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Linda Salomons
Linda Salomons

Binghamton Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night is Oct. 1

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Western & Central New York Chapter's Light the Night Walk is taking place Tuesday, October 1 at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Linda Salomon, whose 14 year old son is a juvenile Leukemia survivor, says the event is important for raising funds for research, treatment and support programs for patients and families dealing with blood cancers.  Salo

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Work Continues On Binghamton School Projects

The Binghamton City School District's MacArthur Elementary School, which was destroyed in the 2011 flood, will be torn down starting September 30.

The school board has accepted a $447,000 bid from Gorick Construction for the demolition of the building on Vestal Avenue on Binghamton's South Side

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chobani Announces Yogurt Recall

Chobani Incorporated has decided to implement a formal recall of some of its Greek-style yogurt products.

The company has been flooded with complaints of hissing, bulging containers and fizzing, foul-tasting yogurt

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chenango Chobani Plant Not Linked To Mold Problem

Mold is being blamed for a problem that's triggered customer complaints to Chenango County-based Chobani Incorporated.

Chobani in recent days directed some of its Greek-style yogurt pulled from store shelves after a flurry of reports of bulging containers

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Hearing Set On Health Facility Closures

A state Assembly panel has scheduled a public hearing in Binghamton on plans to close the Broome Developmental Center and end in-patient services at the Greater Binghamton Health Center.

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, an Endwell Democrat, says the session is to be held September 13 at 11 a

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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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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

MRI Diognostic Company in New York State Pay for Fraud

United States Attorney Richard Hartunian, Northern District of New York, says Imagimed LLC and its former owners are to pay $3.57 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to federal health care programs for magnetic resonance imaging services

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