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Signs Of Support For Manning In Binghamton

As the sentencing phase of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's court-martial got underway in Maryland, there were signs that some people in Binghamton support the soldier.

Manning was convicted by a military judge of violating the Espionage Act for releasing thousands of government documents to WikiLeaks

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Upstate New York Casino Plans Move Ahead

New York State is a little closer to getting more casinos located outside of Native American lands.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that moves forward a proposal that would build private casinos in the state, pending voter approval November 5

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Panel Clears David, SUNY Broome In Ethics Complaint

An ethics board has completed a review of contracts SUNY Broome awarded to a business owned by Binghamton mayoral candidate Richard David.

A Binghamton man filed a complaint with the Broome County Board of Ethics questioning catering contracts between the college and Terra Cotta in Binghamton

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New York Fracking Foes Question Campaign Donations

Groups fighting fracking in New York state are calling for an investigation into campaign contributions by interests supporting natural gas drilling.

Some members of Citizen Action and the Sierra Club are pointing to a study they say shows more than $14 million was donated by pro-fracking interests to candidates and campaign committees

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Online Petition to Save Binghamton Mental Health Programs

New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton is collecting signatures online in an effort to keep all the mental health services at the Greater Binghamton Health Center.

Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Mental Health Services announced a planned consolidation of services that would turn the Binghamton facility into an outpatient hub but shut down the youth and adolescent in-patient mental health facility

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Binghamton Protesters Fight Social Security Cuts

People opposed to possible reductions in Social Security benefits gathered in front of the Binghamton Federal Building Tuesday afternoon.

The event was one of many similar actions held across the country

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Broome DA Named To Public Corruption Panel

Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen has been appointed to a state commission established to investigate public corruption.

Governor Andrew Cuomo named about two-dozen people to the panel set up under the Moreland Act

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New York Senate OKs Gun Law Change

The New York State Senate has approved a measure that would make retired police officers exempt from ammunition restrictions contained in the gun control law enacted in January.

The exemption was passed early Friday morning by a vote of 49 to 14

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Libous To Undergo More Chemotherapy

State Senator Thomas Libous has confirmed that the prostate cancer he's been battling for the past four years has spread.

Gannett's Albany bureau on Wednesday reported doctors discovered tumors in his lungs last year

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Broome County Warned About “Fiscal Stress”

The state comptroller's office has issued a warning about Broome County's financial situation.

Thomas DiNapoli released a report indicating the county is "susceptible" to fiscal stress.

Broome County was one of eight New York counties to receive the designation suggesting serious financial problems are developing

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