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Binghamton Pharmacy School May Receive State Funding

The initial funding for a proposed Binghamton University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy will be included in Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget.

Senator Thomas Libous and University President Harvey Stenger say there's an agreement with the governor to set aside $10 million to start development of the new school

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John W. Adkisson/Getty Images

Donald Trump Interviewed On Binghamton Now [AUDIO]

There's been plenty of talk about the possibility that Donald Trump may run as a Republican candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo this year.

Trump was interviewed Friday by WNBF Radio's Bob Joseph on Binghamton Now.  Click the play button

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Legislators Weigh in on Casino License Fray

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsAs the New York State Gaming Commission prepares to start accepting proposals for newly approved casinos in the state, the Broome County Legislature may vote soon on a proposal that would support a casino license designated for the Southern Tier to go to one of two proposals in Broome County, not to a neighboring Tioga County harness track and video slot operation

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ryan on Cuomo, Christie: “Both Bullies”

Former Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have something in common.

In the view of Ryan, who was mayor for eight years: "They're both bullies

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Astorino “Leaning Towards” Challenging Cuomo

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is getting closer to launching a bid for governor.

During an interview at WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now studio, the 46-year-old Republican said he's "leaning towards" running. He said he expe

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Broome County Students and Educators Rally for Education

 

Educators and students from The Binghamton City School District and Whitney Point count among the thousands who headed to Albany January 14 to push for more money from New York State for schools.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Governor Cuomo Puts Upstate Casino Development on the Fast Track

 

In his State of the State message, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says applications for new casinos, including in the Southern Tier, will be accepted in March with bids due by June and construction starting in the fall.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

New York State Comptroller Releases Spending Review

The New York State Comptroller is releasing information from a review of $6 billion of state contracts and over $8.7 billion in payments made in November.

Among the expenditures, Thomas DiNapoli’s office says $19

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Student Parking Proposal is Stalled

 

City of Binghamton awmakers are taking more time to evaluate a request to allow student parking at the Collier Street parking garage made by Alfred Weissman Real Estate of New Jersey, which is developing upscale apartments on Hawley Street across from City Hall. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF

Broome County Plans DMV Move

Broome County is looking to move the Department of Motor Vehicles office from Clinton Street in the First Ward to the Intermodal Transportation Hub in Downtown Binghamton.

The County is advertising to hire a commercial real estate agent to sell the DMV site at 181-185 Clinton Street

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