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Binghamton’s New York State Senator Under Federal Indictment

Senator Thomas Libous (R) of Binghamton and his son are both facing federal charges.

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Executive Offers a Cancer Update

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is back working in her office at the county office building after working at home while recovering from lung cancer surgery.

Preston says she was scheduled chemotherapy treatments locally through United Health Services on July 3 but plans to continue to work, especially concentrating on the budget

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYS Regent James Tallon Interviewed On “Binghamton Now”

James Tallon, Jr., a member of the New York State Board of Regents, discussed a range of education and health issues on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Friday.

Tallon is president of the United Hospital Fund of New York. He previously h

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hanna, Tenney Battle In Primary Campaign

Republicans Richard Hanna and Claudia Tenney are working to encourage their supporters to vote in Tuesday's Republican primary in the 22nd Congressional District.

Hanna was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Town of Union Gives Official Support to Watkins Glen Casino

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsThe Town of Union is throwing its official support behind the plans to develop a casino resort at Traditions at the Glen on Watson Boulevard.

The 4 to 1 vote to submit a letter of support to New York State as a siting commission is considering where to award gaming licenses came shortly after a meeting nearby at the Endwell United Methodist  Church in opposition to placing a casino in Broome County

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Mental Health Centers May Delay Closing

The New York State Senate is moving forward a bill that puts a temporary freeze on the closing of the Broome Developmental Center.

The measure passed unanimously this week and is in negotiations in the Assembly

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

N.Y.’s Legislature Votes to Expand Fracking Ban

Legislation to continue a moratorium on drilling for natural gas in New York State for three years is being handed over to the State Senate.

The Assembly has approved an extension on the ban on hydraulic fracture drilling until 2017 to allow for more study of the impact of facking to residents’ health and the environment

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Debra Preston to Return to the Office

Broome County Executive Debra Preston says she is expecting to be back in her office in the county office building at the end of the month.

The Republican posted on her face book page that her doctors have cleared her to come back to work on June 30th with half days in the office, working up to full days as she continues to receive treatment for lung cancer

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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."

Paladino, n

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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.

LISTEN to th

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