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Libous Discusses Fracking Report [AUDIO]

New York State Senator Thomas Libous was interviewed on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Thursday. He discussed his support for high-volume hydraulic fracturing and responded to questions related to a Bloomberg News report.

Libous insisted his support for fracking in the Marcellus Shale is not relat

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ryan: Binghamton Boscov’s Deal Near

Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says a new agreement with Pennsylvania-based Boscov's regarding its downtown store is almost finalized.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Tuesday, Ryan said the city is in the process of signing a deal with the department store chain. He said that's

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo

People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final decision is made regarding fracking

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BGM Airport Chief Pleased Delay Issue Resolved

Broome County aviation commissioner Carl Beardsley says he's glad Congress acted to address flight delays linked to air traffic controller furloughs.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Beardsley said there had been some "short ground delays" at the Greater Binghamton Airport related to issues that occurred at other airports. He said the del

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Binghamton Birthday Bash For Boomer

Saturday will be a special day at the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier on Binghamton's South Side.

Boomer, a red kangaroo from Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, will be the guest of honor at a party celebrating his first birthday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Drivers Urged To Avoid Work Zone

The state Department of Transportation is asking for some help from Binghamton commuters over the next several months.

Agency officials are hoping people who routinely drive through the area of the Prospect Mountain construction project at the Route 17/Interstate 81 interchange will look for alternate routes, especially during morning and afternoon rush hours

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New York Lawmakers Move To Protect Horses

Two New York lawmakers are proposing legislation they say would help protect both horses and people.

Assemblyman James Tedisco and Senator Kathleen Marchione visited a Saratoga County retirement home for thoroughbred horses, where they discussed the measure they're supporting

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Library Still Busy Despite Nooks and iPads

Thousands of people still use the Broome County Public Library every week, even as digital devices become more popular for readers.

Library director Lisa Wise says almost 400,000 people visit the downtown Binghamton library every year

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Tioga Downs Owner Keeping An Eye On Albany

The chairman and owner of Tioga Downs says he's not sure what state lawmakers might do regarding the expansion of casino gambling in New York.

Jeffrey Gural is hoping the legislature will give approval to the establishment of full-scale casinos

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ryan On Whalen Arrest: “It Hurts”

Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says John Whalen, who had worked for the city for about four decades, was escorted from City Hall in November after investigators concluded he may have stolen thousands of dollars

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