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Southern Tier Landowners Plan Fracking Delay Lawsuit

Environmentalists opposed to hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York say a lawsuit being filed by a group of Southern Tier landowners over the delay in a decision about fracking is a publicity stunt

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Planned Broome Developmental Center Discussed

New York State’s plans to close the Broome Developmental Center is getting mixed reviews from residents, employees of the Town of Dickinson facility, lawmakers and agencies that deal with residents with developmental disabilities

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Jail Expansion Approved

Broome County’s jail complex is about to be expanded.

The Broome County Legislature has approved $5.7 million in borrowing to expand the county correctional facility.

The jail in the Town of Dickinson has suffered from serious overcrowding for years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Revised Broome Budget Raises Tax Levy 1.77%

Broome County residents will have one final chance to weigh in on next year's spending in county government before a final budget goes into place at the end of the month.

The legislature yesterday unanimously approved a close to $375 million budget that increases the tax levy 1

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Casino Gambling Passes in New York

New York State is going along with a majority of Broome County voters, approving the expansion of casino gambling in the state.

The rush is now on to submit bids to the state Gaming Commission for the licenses for the seven Las Vegas-style casinos, one of which is to be located in the Southern Tier

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

David Wins In Binghamton Mayoral Race

Republican  Rich David has won election to become the new Mayor in the City of Binghamton.  David defeated his opponent, Democrat Teri Rennia by capturing 52.87% of the vote compared to Rennia's 47

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Deemie Claims Mayoral Victory In Johnson City

Republican Gregory Deemie has won a landslide victory over the Democratic candidate Barrett Esworthy in the race for Mayor in the Village of Johnson City.  Deemie retains his job as Mayor with 69

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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