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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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WNBF News/ Roger Neel File Photo

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

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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Photo: Sean Holbert
Photo: Sean Holbert

Binghamton’s Credit Rating Lowered

According to a release from Moody's Investor's Service the City of Binghamton's credit rating has been downgraded from A1 to A2.

Moody's says that the downgrade "reflects the city's ongoing weakness in its enterprise, consistently late financial statements, significant  decline in wealth indices, and high debt burden

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Kurylo: “Happy” Broome Lawmakers Moving to Change Policy

A state of Maine man who's been fighting to keep a family home on Binghamton's West Side says he's "happy" the Broome County legislature is prepared to revise what he calls "inhumane" foreclosure policies

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Photo provided by Assemblywoman Lupardo's office

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo Given Committee Chair

New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell will be helping to steer state policy regarding children and family issues in the new legislative session.

The Democrat will be chairing the Committee on Children and Families

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