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Busy Polling Places Across the Twin Tiers

Voting is underway across the Binghamton region. Polls opened in New York state at six this morning and the polls in Pennsylvania opened an hour later.

Twin Tiers polling sites reported a good turnout early in the day

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Broome Election Officials Want to Know About Voting Problems

Broome County board of election representatives say their employees have been working to ensure voting goes smoothly at all polling places. But if problems do crop up, they want to hear about them on election day so they are able to take action

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Photo: Getty Images

Live Election Night Coverage On WNBF

News Radio 1290 WNBF will have LIVE coverage of the 2012 Presidential Election on air and online at WNBF.com.

ABC News Radio will have national coverage of the Presidential race and Bob Joseph will anchor coverage of the local races from the WNBF Election Center

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Riverside Drive Signs Highlight Legislative Race

Two candidates vying for a seat on the Broome County legislature have posted dozens of campaign lawn signs along a two-miles stretch of Riverside Drive in Binghamton and Johnson City.

Ron Heebner and Colleen McCabe are competing to represent the newly-drawn 11th district

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

The Binghamton Now Debate: Libous-Orzel [AUDIO]

The New York State Senate debate between Thomas Libous and John Orzel on the October 31, 2012, WNBF's Binghamton Now program.
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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Libous, Orzel Spar in Lively “Binghamton Now” Debate

New York State Senate candidates Thomas Libous and John Orzel engaged in a spirited discussion of the issues in a live radio debate Wednesday on News Radio 1290 WNBF.

The incumbent Libous, a Binghamton Republican, again is being challenged by Orzel, a Whitney Point Democrat, for the 52nd district State Senate seat. The district in

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Long: “Gaffes” on Abortion, Rape Used as Diversions

Wendy Long, the Republican candidate challenging U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, says controversial statements made by other GOP Senate candidates have become diversions from more relevant issues

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BC Transit Unlimited Bus Passes Restored After Protests

After a firestorm of complaints, a plan to drop unlimited BC Transit bus passes has been changed. But prices for the passes would go up.

Broome County executive Debra Preston Wednesday afternoon announced a revised fare structure plan that would reinstitute a 31-day unlimited ride pass

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Town of Union Candidates Debate Issues

Five candidates for town of Union offices discussed taxes, economic development, fracking and other issues during a public forum in Endicott.

Town residents were able to learn more about the views of incumbents and their challengers at the "Meet the Candidates" event held at the Endicott Visitor Center Tuesday evening

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Lupardo, Lewis Disagree on Adding Casinos

Two Southern Tier state Assembly candidates differ on whether casino gambling should be expanded in New York.

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, an Endwell Democrat, and Broome County legislator Julie Lewis, a Vestal Republican, discussed the issue Tuesday during a debate on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

The state le

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