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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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More Flu Cases Confirmed In Broome County

The number of Binghamton-area residents diagnosed with the flu is rising.

Mari Yourdon of the Broome County Health Department says confirmed influenza cases started to increase around mid-December

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Big Range Persists in Broome Gas Prices

The cost of gasoline continues to drop around the Twin Tiers and across the country. But drivers may notice a dramatic range in pump prices by driving just a few miles.

According to GasBuddy.com, an E

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Adds New Buses To Transit Fleet

A few new vehicles are being added to the BC Transit bus fleet.

Broome County has received six 40-foot Gillig buses. The vehicles, which were ordered last year, were assembled at the company's factory near San Francisco

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Facebook/Brad Ashbaugh

Broome County Dog Found After 20 Months

Hunter, a Labrador Retriever who had been missing since March of last year, is spending Thanksgiving back home with his family in Broome County.

The ten-year-old yellow lab, along with his brother, a black lab named Max, managed to slip out of a fenced yard in Chenango Forks

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Broome To Receive More Flood Recovery Money

Broome County will be eligible for state funding to cover some storm recovery projects.

Governor Cuomo has announced assistance for several counties hit by flooding during the summer of 2013.

According to the governor's office, the state will pay the local share of the public assistance program overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Southern Tier Gasoline Prices Still Falling

Gasoline prices are continuing to drop in the Binghamton area and across the country.

Prices at the pump have plunged about 70 cents a gallon over the past four months.

Some gas stations in Broome and Tioga counties had posted prices of less than $3

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Water Suddenly Vanishes From Endwell Watersheds

Endwell residents have been wondering why two watersheds off Taft Avenue now are empty.

A resident of North McKinley Avenue in the town of Union said there was a big rush of clear water in Brixius Creek last Saturday

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