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Photo provided by Sen. Thomas Libous' office

Senator Libous’ Sentencing Is Delayed

Former New York Senate Deputy Majority Leader Thomas Libous will not be sentenced on October 30th, as had been scheduled.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Judge: Libous Felony Conviction Will Stand

Former state Senator Thomas Libous has lost a bid to have his conviction for lying to the FBI thrown out.

U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti rejected the contention of the former senator's attorney that the July conviction by a federal jury was based on insufficient evidence...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Former Binghamton City Councilman Passes Away

Former Binghamton City Councilman Councilman Walter Fedourich has passed away at the age of 93.

Fedourich was elected to the Broome County Board of Supervisors in 1956 and 1957, Binghamton City Council 1958 through 1969 and appointed Public Works Commissioner from 1970 through 1981...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Poll: Akshar Has Wide Lead Over Fiala

A poll of likely voters in the 52nd New York State Senate District shows Republican Fred Akshar with a big lead over Democrat Barbara Fiala.

The Time Warner Cable News/Siena College survey indicated 59 percent of those who expressed a preference said they would vote for Akshar if the election was held today...

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House Speaker John Boehner Announces His Resignation At The Capitol
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Speaker of the House John Boehner Will Resign in October; Next Speaker Uncertain

John Boehner will resign from his position as Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as give up his congressional seat, at the end of October.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Budget Hearing Scheduled

A public hearing is being held this evening to talk about the proposed Broome County budget, which makes staffing changes and reductions expected to save $2.2 million.

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Kristine Bellino Townsquare NY News Network
Kristine Bellino Townsquare NY News Network

Broome County Listed as “Significantly Stressed” Fiscally

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office says, based on their 2014 financial statements, 15 communities have received the highest designation of "significant fiscal stress in the third annual financial stability report, including Broome County...

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Broome Republicans Sue Over Woman’s Equality Party

Southern Tier Republicans are filing a lawsuit challenging New York State Senate candidate Barbara Fiala’s listing on the ballot as a candidate on the Woman’s Equality Party line.

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Donald Trump vs Rand Paul GOP debate
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GOP Primary Debate Highlight: Donald Trump Says Rand Paul Shouldn’t Even Be Here

Donald Trump came out swinging against Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, suggesting his 1 percent performance in recent polls means he shouldn't be on the stage with the other candidates.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton 2016 Budget Plan Holds Down Taxes

The average residential property owner in the City of Binghamton could be paying $6.30 more a year while commercial property owners could see a tiny drop of

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