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Binghamton Rallies For And Against Fracking
President Obama is scheduled to be in Broome County Friday and those who support and oppose high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas are ready to rally.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has yet to decide on allowing fracking in New York state, is not expected to be with the president during his Bin…
Binghamton Leaders Want to Talk Fracking With President Obama
Some Broome County political leaders, who will be attending President Barack Obama's appearance at Binghamton University, have their hot-button topic ready for the President.
Both supporters of natural gas drilling the in the region, like Broome County Executive Debra Preston, and opponents, like Bin…
Binghamton-Area Traffic Will Be Affected By Presidential Visit
President Obama's scheduled appearance in Broome County on Friday will mean road closures and detours for local drivers.
Listen to News Radio 1290 WNBF on your radio or live online here on for the latest travel updates.
The president is expected to arrive at the Binghamton University Ves…
Obama May Hear About Southern Tier Fracking Fight
Supporters and opponents of fracking are expected to turn out to express their views when President Obama visits Broome County.
The president is planning to hold a town hall-style meeting when he's hosted by Binghamton University on Friday...
Binghamton University “Thrilled” To Host Obama
Binghamton University officials say the school is expected to host President Obama next Friday as part of an upstate bus tour to discuss affordable higher education for the middle class.
University president Harvey Stenger Friday afternoon said he is "thrilled" about the planned pre…
Binghamton University Sites Await Obama
As President Obama's bus tour schedule is being finalized, speculation continues surrounding an expected stop in Broome County.
Officials have indicated Binghamton University is to host Obama during a local visit.
Law enforcement sources have said the president won't be going to the main cam…
Ryan: Obama Visit Would Be Good For Binghamton Area
Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan is looking forward to a possible stop by President Obama in the Binghamton area.
Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Tuesday, Ryan said he had not personally been told that Obama may be considering a local visit...
Report: Obama To Visit Binghamton Area
It appears President Barack Obama may be visiting the Binghamton area soon.
Politico on Monday afternoon reported the president was expected to "make a string of stops upstate" as part of his effort to stress economic issues.
The Albany Times-Union cited a "source familiar with travel l…
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…
The State of Things: The Union, The County, The City
It's February. The groundhog has provided us with The State of Winter, so it's time to move on to The State of Just About Everything Else.
President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address Tuesday night to outline what he views as the top priorities as he starts his fifth y…

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