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Retired Deputy Sheriff Files Lawsuit Against Preston

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is being sued by a woman who recently retired as a sergeant with the county sheriff's office.

In the lawsuit, Dawn Shafer claims she left her job as of last week because of "ongoing harassment and discriminatory conduct" by Preston

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Two Broome RadioShack Stores Remaining Open

Three of the five RadioShack stores in Broome County are being closed after the company filed for bankruptcy.

Liquidation sales at the affected stores have been underway with signs indicating some items would be sold at up to 90 percent off the original selling price

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Ice Conditions Look Promising for Crappie Derby

After being postponed from its originally-scheduled date, it appears likely the New York State Crappie Derby will be held next week in northern Broome County.

Derby coordinator Dave Hughes says he's optimistic that the ice conditions will be adequate for the fishing tournament to take place on February 14

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Police: Broome Woman Choked 10-Year-Old Sister

A town of Nanticoke woman has been accused of punching, slapping and choking her ten-year-old sister.

Authorities say 20-year-old Aubree Shoemaker was arrested Tuesday following an incident in a mobile home on Leekville Road

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Former Broome DMV Building Vacant One Year Later

Broome County has been unable to find a buyer for the building that had housed the Binghamton DMV office in the city's First Ward.

The office at 181 Clinton Street was closed more than a year ago in what was billed as a money-saving move by county officials

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Crumbling Deposit School To Be Demolished

An abandoned elementary school in eastern Broome County that's posed serious safety concerns is about to be torn down.

A section of the roof of the century-old brick building on Second Street in Deposit collapsed last June, prompting a "state of emergency" declaration

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Rest Stop Vending Machines Feature NY Products

Agricultural goods produced and processed in New York state are being featured in some rest stop vending machines.

State officials say the "Taste New York" vending machines have been placed in Broome County and north of Albany

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Southern Tier Casino Battle to Resume

New York State's Gaming Facility Location Board has decided to accept more bids for a possible casino license in the Southern Tier.

The board in a New York City meeting voted to request applications for a fourth casino license

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Fire Damages Town of Maine Mobile Home

No injuries were reported in a two-alarm fire in a Broome County mobile home.

The blaze in the Nanticoke Valley Trailer Park on Route 26 in the town of Maine broke out around 8:30 Monday morning

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Mark Stahl/Getty Images

Organizers Postpone Crappie Derby

An ice fishing tournament that traditionally draws thousands of participants and spectators has been delayed.

The New York State Crappie Derby, which is held on Whitney Point Lake at Dorchester Park, was scheduled for January 31

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