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Paladino: Libous Will Choose His Successor

Carl Paladino, the 2010 New York Republican gubernatorial candidate, is predicting state Senator Thomas Libous won't be on the ballot in November.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Friday, Paladino suggested Libous is "playing that ultimate political game again."

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Paladino Talks Politics On WNBF’s “Binghamton Now”

Carl Paladino, the western New York businessman who ran against Andrew Cuomo four years ago, visited the WNBF Binghamton Now studio Friday.

Paladino discussed state and national political issues, along with the future of the Buffalo Bills, with Bob Joseph.

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Bill to Delay Broome Mental Health Clinic Closure Fails

An effort to delay the announced closure of the Broome County Mental Health Clinic this year has failed.

The County Legislature Health and Human Services Committee’s three Republican members voted against a resolution ordering the clinic to remain open until at least June of 2016 while the two Democrats voted in favor of moving the bill forward

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

American Civic Association Feels Immigration Backlash

Speaking on the June 14 weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, American Civic Association Executive Director Andrew Baranoski says the agency has felt some backlash following several recent negative news stories dealing with immigration issues

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Accepts Firefighter Resignations

The Owego Volunteer Fire Department has a new slate of officers following the resignation of dozens of volunteers last week over the Village Board’s failure to approve a new Standard Operating Guideline document

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome’s County Executive Offers an Update on Her Health

Broome County Executive Debra Preston says her treatment for lung cancer has taken a bit of an unexpected turn.

The Republican made a surprise appearance at a news conference May 30 that had been called to unveil details of the 30th annual Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally, to give a quick update on her health

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Firefighters Walk Out

Owego’s Mayor says he has received the written resignations of nine firefighters over the delayed vote on a new safety handbook for the Owego Fire Department.

35 firefighters have reportedly turned in their gear over the fight with the Village Board but Mayor Kevin Millar says he considers anyone who has not submitted a formal resignation still members of the department

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Hanna Calls On VA Secretary Shinseki To Quit

Congressman Richard Hanna today called for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

Dozens of other members of Congress also have said Shinseki should quit following the disclosure of major problems with the healthcare system provided to military veterans

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Broome County’s Computer Polices Are Faulted in State Audit

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office is finding fault with Broome County's controls over its computerized data from the beginning of 2012 to August of last year.

An audit by the comptroller says the county has not adopted an information breach notification policy or a disaster recovery plan

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Datta Leaving Post Of Broome Deputy County Executive

One of Broome County's two deputy county executives is about to leaving the post.

Bijoy Datta plans to depart from county government to become deputy campaign manager for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor

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