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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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Johnson City Hotel Room Trashed, N.J. Man Charged

A New Jersey man is charged with felony criminal mischief following a disturbance at a Johnson City Motel.

Police say they arrested 32 year old Chaz Adams of Hackensack after officers say they found him in his room at the Red Roof Inn with the bed over-turned and a lamp and television broken

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Manslaughter Suspect Returned to Cortland From Florida

A Florida man is back in custody in Cortland County to face manslaughter charges.

Officials say 33 year old Ardell Holmes is accused of being involved in the October death of 29 year old Jayquan Hines of Cortland

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Power Plant Is In Operation

The steam that's rising from a 199-foot-tall stack in Binghamton's First Ward is a visible indication that a 47-megawatt electricity generating plant is back in business.

California-based Wellhead Electric Company decided to repower the Charles Street facility, which was retired by its previous owner in February 2012

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Twin Tiers Schools Affected By Extreme Cold

Some area schools will open late January 8 because of the dangerously cold temperatures.

The National Weather Service office at the Greater Binghamton Airport has posted a Wind Chill Advisory for the region. It's scheduled

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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Government Leadership Positions in Broome County Filled

7th District Binghamton City Councilman is the new Council president.  The Democrat replaces fellow Democrat, 3rd District Councilwoman Teri Rennia.

Rennia steps in as majority leader.

Rennia can't run again in the fall and said she did not to serve as president in her last year on Council

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Chenango County Drug Raid Targets Heroin Sales

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say a no knock search warrant executed January 5 at a home on County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich has turned up heroin, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia

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Larry W. Smith/Getty Images

Meth Lab Shut Down in Cortland County

Two people are accused of making methamphetamine at a residence in the Town of Homer.

Acting on an anonymous tip, Cortland County Sheriff’s Officials raided the home on Route 90 January 5.

Officers say it appeared a small number of people were involved in the manufacturing of methamphetamine

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Jon Bones Jones Enters Drug Treatment Program

Ultimate Fight champion, Jon Bones Jones of Endicott is in a drug rehabilitation program.

The 27 year old Light Heavyweight Champion, who successfully defended his title January 3 in Las Vegas, tested positive for the main component of cocaine

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