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Broome’s Library is Renamed

Broome County's central library is getting a new name.

The facility on Court Street in downtown Binghamton is being named the “Jeffrey P

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Binghamton Rejects Refugee Resolution

Binghamton City Council is rejecting legislation that would officially state the city has open arms for Syrian refugees.

Council voted four to three against the resolution stating Binghamton is open to accepting immigrants from Syria...

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Richard Hanna Won’t Run For Re-Election

Congressman Richard Hanna has decided six years in the House of Representatives will be enough.

The 22nd District Republican from Oneida County told The Post-Standard of Syracuse that he won't seek re-election next year...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Helicopter Money More Secure

Federal funding is being locked down for two big helicopter projects that will keep jobs in Tioga County.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer says the federal spending bill agreement that has been reached in Washington includes $507

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Bharara Calls Corruption A “Deep Problem”

United States Attorney Preet Bharara says there now can be "no doubt" that there is a "deep problem" of corruption in Albany.

In an interview with New York City radio station WNYC on Monday, December 12, Bharara said that in the aftermath of the convictions of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, he doesn't believe every lawmaker is corrupt...

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Dean and Adam Skelos Convicted on All Charges

Former New York state Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, have been found guilty of eight counts following a lengthy trial in federal court in New York City...

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Next Binghamton City Clerk, Deputy Selected

Republicans will take control of Binghamton city council next month and they've announced their choices to fill two key government positions...

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The Southern Tier Has a Long List of Development Plans

Southern Tier leaders are listing just a few of they ways they plan to spend a major state economic development grant.

Improvements to Bates Troy cleaners in Binghamton, Raymond Corporation in Greene, projects at Binghamton University, including building a new Pharmacy School near Wilson Hospital in Johnson City, projects at SUNY Broome Community College, building a mixed-use facility for parking, housing and business at a lot on Hawley Street behind the CVS Pharmacy and work toward the restoration of the Goodwill Theater in Johnson City are all among Broome County projects to be funded with a half-billion dollars in New York State money...

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Decision Day for Upstate Economic Grants

A panel looking at economic development proposals in seven regions of New York, including the Southern Tier, is expected to decide today which three proposals will win $500 million in state funding to launch their development ideas

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Photo provided by Sen. Thomas Libous' office

Libous Appeals His Federal Conviction

Former New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton is officially appealing his felony conviction on accusations that he lied to the FBI about his involvement in getting his son a job with a downstate law firm

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