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Organizers Postpone Crappie Derby

An ice fishing tournament that traditionally draws thousands of participants and spectators has been delayed.

The New York State Crappie Derby, which is held on Whitney Point Lake at Dorchester Park, was scheduled for January 31

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New Broome Opioid Abuse Council Formed

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston joined  agency representatives in announcing the formation of the Broome Opioid Abuse Council or "BOAC".

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hundreds Watch “The Interview” in Endicott

A Broome County discount movie theater will continue to offer several daily showings of "The Interview" in the coming week.

Amber Earle, the owner of Cinema Saver in Endicott, says the number of showtimes each day will be cut back from six to four starting tomorrow

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Tioga County Man Accused of Stealing Jobless Benefits

A Candor man was sent to jail after he was arrested for allegedly receiving unemployment insurance benefits to which he was not entitled.

Authorities say 54-year-old Thane King was accused of stealing $6,261 over the last two years

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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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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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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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Binghamton Needs More School Crossing Guards

Binghamton officials say the city is recruiting school crossing guards. They say there's a "high need" for people to help assist children on their way to and from school.

Crossing guards must be at least 18 years old and have their own transportation

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