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Gas Lease Extensions Dropped

After years of battling over whether Southern Tier land owners whose mineral leases had expired could renegotiate for higher rates or drop their agreements entirely, about 200 property owners are free of their leases

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Tioga Republicans To Choose DA Candidate

Registered Republicans in Tioga County will be able to vote in Tuesday's primary to decide the party's nominee for district attorney.

Irene Gravin, Adam Schumacher and Kirk Martin are seeking the GOP nomination

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Binghamton GOP Mayoral Candidates Debate [AUDIO]

Richard David, Edward Hickey and Douglas Walter Drazen are facing each other in the September 10 primary from the Republican nomination for Binghamton mayor.

The candidates discussed some of the issues facing city voters during a live forum Wednesday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

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Binghamton Hearing Set On Health Facility Closures

A state Assembly panel has scheduled a public hearing in Binghamton on plans to close the Broome Developmental Center and end in-patient services at the Greater Binghamton Health Center.

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, an Endwell Democrat, says the session is to be held September 13 at 11 a

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Broome Energy Program Coordinator Questions Obama

A Vestal man was surprised when he had the opportunity to ask President Obama about the nation's future energy policy.

Adam Flint, coordinator of the Broome Energy Leadership Program, was selected by the president to pose a question during Friday's town hall-style session at Binghamton University

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Binghamton-Area Officials Praise Obama

President Obama's town hall meeting at Binghamton University played to favorable reviews from the region's elected officials who were there.

Broome County Executive Debra Preston said she was pleased the president visited the university

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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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