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Bracco Announces Choice For Broome Undersheriff

Christopher Bracco, the Democratic candidate for Broome County Sheriff, says he's selected a retired Endicott Police Department detective sergeant to serve as his undersheriff, if he wins next week's election

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton’s Budget is Approved

Taxes in the City of Binghamton will go up .48% after City Council voted 5-0 to approve Republican Mayor Richard David’s first proposed budget.

Two council members were absent.

A big push in the ledger was for more focus on police and fire services

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

New York Gubernatoral Hopefuls Debate

Ethics, the economy and fracking are the main issues that candidates for New York Governor are focusing on.

The four candidates for the office have faced in the only televised debate prior to the November 4 election

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Could Impose Household Dog Limit

There could be a tighter leash on the number of dogs someone can own in the City of Binghamton.

Council is considering a measure that would require a kennel permit for anyone owning more than four dogs per household

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

N.Y. DMV Commissioner Ticketed for Speeding in Vestal

Normally a traffic stop for speeding wouldn’t get much attention in the news, but the story changes when the ticket is written in Vestal for the New York State Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.

The Albany Times Union and Capitol Confidential report that Barbara Fiala was pulled over for speeding near her home October 12.

The former Br

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Broome County government
Broome County government

Broome Legislator Charged With DWI Speaks

The Broome County Legislator who recently pleaded guilty to drunk driving after a bicyclist was hit on Clinton Street in Binghamton earlier this month says he is bolstered by the support he has received

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Teachout To Discuss Corruption In Binghamton Visit

Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout is planning to talk about political corruption during a visit to Binghamton.

Teachout, who challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo in a September Democratic primary, is scheduled to discuss her new book, "Corruption In America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United

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Category: Local News, News, Politics
Broome County government
Broome County government

Broome GOP Leader: Fiala Should Resign

The Broome County Republican chairman has called on Anthony Fiala Jr. to resign from his seat on the county legislature.

The 49-year-old Fiala pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated after police accused him of striking a bicyclist on Clinton Street in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Looks to Address Sewer Fund Deficit

Binghamton Mayor Richard David is crafting a plan to fix a $4.2 million deficit in the Binghamton Sewer Fund.

The Republican is blaming the administration of former mayor, Democrat, Matthew Ryan for leaving the deficit in the City’s Sewer Fund, which totals $11

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[AUDIO] Libous, Starzak Debate On “Binghamton Now”

The candidates for the 52nd District seat in the New York State Senate faced each other in a live debate broadcast Friday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Republican incumbent Thomas Libous and Democratic challenger Anndrea Starzak discussed some of the issues and challenges facing the Southern Tier and the state.

LISTEN to th

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