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Obama Answers Questions At Binghamton University

President Barack Obama fielded questions about education and energy during a town hall-style meeting at Binghamton University's Vestal campus Friday afternoon.

Obama spent most of the hour-long session elaborating on his plan designed to make higher education more affordable

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President Obama at Binghamton University

President Barack Obama is scheduled to appear at Binghamton University's Vestal campus this afternoon to hold a Town Hall-style meeting.

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New York State Changes Election Night Procedures

The reporting of voting results in New York state may be expedited as a result of a law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The law is designed to improve election night procedures followed by county boards of election

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President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union speech
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Binghamton Leaders Want to Talk Fracking With President Obama

Some Broome County political leaders, who will be attending President Barack Obama's appearance at Binghamton University, have their hot-button topic ready for the President.

Both supporters of natural gas drilling the in the region, like Broome County Executive Debra Preston, and opponents, like Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan, say they want to press their position on hydraulic fracture drilling to President Obama

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Binghamton-Area Traffic Will Be Affected By Presidential Visit

President Obama's scheduled appearance in Broome County on Friday will mean road closures and detours for local drivers.

Listen to News Radio 1290 WNBF on your radio or live online here on wnbf.com for the latest travel up

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What Reagan Wrote About His Endicott Rally

As people across the Southern Tier await Friday's scheduled Binghamton University town hall meeting with President Barack Obama, many are recalling Ronald Reagan's visit to Endicott nearly three decades ago

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Obama May Hear About Southern Tier Fracking Fight

Supporters and opponents of fracking are expected to turn out to express their views when President Obama visits Broome County.

The president is planning to hold a town hall-style meeting when he's hosted by Binghamton University on Friday

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Binghamton Roundabout Damage Repaired

Repairs to the downtown Binghamton roundabout which was heavily damaged by a tractor trailer have been completed.

A truck driver encountered difficulty at the Court Street intersection with Chenango and Exchange streets five weeks ago

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Ryan: Obama Visit Would Be Good For Binghamton Area

Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan is looking forward to a possible stop by President Obama in the Binghamton area.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Tuesday, Ryan said he had not personally been told that Obama may be considering a local visit.

But the mayo

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Report: Obama To Visit Binghamton Area

It appears President Barack Obama may be visiting the Binghamton area soon.

Politico on Monday afternoon reported the president was expected to "make a string of stops upstate" as part of his effort to stress economic issues

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