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Adopt a Broome County Polling Place Program is Launched

The Broome County Board of Elections is looking for organizations that want to adopt a polling place.

Actually, officials need more inspectors at polling places.

Organizations like clubs and churches can provide volunteers to man the polls in exchange for the $10 an hour normally paid to inspectors

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Most Broome Mental Health Clinic Clients Are in New Programs

The Broome County Commissioner of Mental Health says 80 percent of the clients of the County Mental Health Clinic have moved into different programs in the area as the Clinic prepares to close.

Arthur Johnson says the remaining clients will change programs by next spring

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N.Y.S. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo Proposes Bills Go Digital

A measure that would eliminate a huge paper trail in Albany is being pushed by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell.

The Democrat is asking voters to approve Proposition 2 that would have bills in the state legislature filed digitally instead of printed on paper

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Bracco Announces Choice For Broome Undersheriff

Christopher Bracco, the Democratic candidate for Broome County Sheriff, says he's selected a retired Endicott Police Department detective sergeant to serve as his undersheriff, if he wins next week's election

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton’s Budget is Approved

Taxes in the City of Binghamton will go up .48% after City Council voted 5-0 to approve Republican Mayor Richard David’s first proposed budget.

Two council members were absent.

A big push in the ledger was for more focus on police and fire services

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

New York Gubernatoral Hopefuls Debate

Ethics, the economy and fracking are the main issues that candidates for New York Governor are focusing on.

The four candidates for the office have faced in the only televised debate prior to the November 4 election

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Could Impose Household Dog Limit

There could be a tighter leash on the number of dogs someone can own in the City of Binghamton.

Council is considering a measure that would require a kennel permit for anyone owning more than four dogs per household

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

N.Y. DMV Commissioner Ticketed for Speeding in Vestal

Normally a traffic stop for speeding wouldn’t get much attention in the news, but the story changes when the ticket is written in Vestal for the New York State Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.

The Albany Times Union and Capitol Confidential report that Barbara Fiala was pulled over for speeding near her home October 12.

The former Br

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Broome County government

Broome Legislator Charged With DWI Speaks

The Broome County Legislator who recently pleaded guilty to drunk driving after a bicyclist was hit on Clinton Street in Binghamton earlier this month says he is bolstered by the support he has received

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Teachout To Discuss Corruption In Binghamton Visit

Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout is planning to talk about political corruption during a visit to Binghamton.

Teachout, who challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo in a September Democratic primary, is scheduled to discuss her new book, "Corruption In America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United

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