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Binghamton GOP Mayoral Candidate Announcement Planned

Days after Richard David's announcement he won't be running for Binghamton mayor, the chairman of the Broome County Republican Party doesn't seem worried.

David ran for mayor four years ago and he'd been planning to make a formal announcement this week that he would seek the Republican nomination

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Lockheed Martin-Owego May Be Affected By Budget Cuts

Looming federal budget cuts could have an impact on Lockheed Martin's Tioga County operation.

The local effects of automatic spending reductions that may be implemented starting March 1 are uncertain

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Endicott Mayor: Police Might Be Able to Make Do With Fewer Officers

Endicott mayor John Bertoni says staffing options for the police department must be considered as the village works to deal with its financial challenges.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Bertoni said officials are looking at the costs associated with the staffing requirements under the current police contract, which will expire in just over a year.

The mayor sa

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Video Portrays A Pro-Fracking Cuomo As Hitler

A parody video posted on YouTube depicting a pro-fracking Governor Andrew Cuomo as Adolf Hitler is generating controversy.

The video uses about three-and-a-half minutes of a 2004 film called "Downfall

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Broome Residents Criticize Energy Development Office

The Broome County Office of Energy Development has been operating for almost seven weeks without authorization from lawmakers.

The legislature could vote on approving the office this Thursday.

Some Broome County residents have questioned the real purpose of the office, which was created by County Executive Debra Preston

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Executive Debra Preston’s 40-Year Plan for Broome County

In her first State of the County address after being elected to a full term, Broome County Executive Debra Preston told the legislator her vision for the county wasn't just for the four years of her administration, but for the next 40 years

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Lupardo Seeks Clarification From Comptroller On School Insolvency

New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo sent a letter to Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli yesterday asking him to clarify what it means in practical terms if a school district experiences fiscal insolvency

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Binghamton Peace Activists Target Drones

Southern Tier peace and justice activists have held weekly demonstrations in front of the Binghamton Federal Building for several years.

On most Monday afternoons, a small group of people holding signs will spend about an hour near the corner of Henry and State streets to express their concerns about United States foreign policy

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DiNapoli Preparing Analysis of Cuomo Budget

The New York State Comptroller's Office is completing a detailed review of Governor Cuomo's budget proposal.

Thomas DiNapoli says the analysis hasn't been finalized but it should be ready for release in a few days

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Gasland’s Josh Fox Wants to Interview Cuomo

The director of the documentary Gasland wants to discuss fracking with Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Josh Fox has been working on a sequel to the 2010 anti-fracking documentary that was shown on HBO.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program today, Fox said he's been writing to the governor every three months or so to request an interview "for the last two years."

Fox said he

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