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Broome, Tioga Polling Places Ready For Voting

There are a few high-profile races in the off-year elections in Broome and Tioga counties.

Polling places will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Residents of Binghamton and Johnson City will be electing mayors, while voters in Tioga County will choose a district attorney

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Forum on Planned Broome Developmental Center Planned

New York State Assemblyman Clifford Crouch and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo are planning a public forum November 12th at the Chenango Valley High School to talk about the state’s plans to close the Broome Developmental Center

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Johnson City Mayoral Candidates In Radio Debate

Less than a week before Election Day, Republican Johnson City Mayor Greg Deemie discussed village issues with Democratic challenger Barrett Esworthy on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Thursday's d

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WNBF News Photo/Roger Neel

Binghamton Budget Moves Ahead

Barring any mayoral vetoes, homeowners in the City of Binghamton will be paying .13% more in property taxes and commercial, non-homestead property owners will pay .84% more.

City Council has unanimously approved a spending plan that cut between $75,000 and $90,000 from the ledger proposed by Mayor Matthew Ryan

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Mayoral Candidates In Radio Debate

In their only live broadcast debate, Democrat Teri Rennia and Republican Richard David discussed their visions and goals for Binghamton.

City voters next Tuesday will decide whether Rennia or David will be Binghamton's next mayor

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

WNBF News Presents Binghamton Mayoral Debate

The candidates for Binghamton mayor will discuss issues during a forum to be presented on News Radio 1290 WNBF.

Republican Richard David and Democrat Teri Rennia will visit the Binghamton Now studio Wednesday morning to talk about their vision for the city. The debate is to start at 10:10.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Group Pushes for New York Proposition One Passage

The group, New York Jobs Now is spending over $2.5 million for advertising in support of Proposition One to expand casino gambling in the state.

The group is targeting the downstate area to try to boost favorable votes November 5th to locate casinos with table games in areas outside of New York City

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chenango Forks-Chenango Valley Merger Proposal Advances

Both school boards in the Chenango Forks and Chenango Valley school districts have approved moving the idea of merging the two districts ahead to a public straw vote.

The residents in the districts will weigh in December 3rd

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Another Bidder for a Southern Tier Casino Steps Up

It appears the stakes are being raised concerning the location of a Las Vegas-style casino in the Southern Tier should voters approve Proposition One next week.

The existing Tioga Downs in Nichols, which currently has harness racing and video gaming terminals, has been looking to expand and include table games if it is selected by New York State

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LG&T Challenger photo

Binghamton Budget Cuts Could Stall Parks Improvements

Money that had been included in Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan’s proposed budget for next year to improve city parks facilities, including tennis courts on the west side, has met City Council’s chopping block

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