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2015.10.28-FRED-AKSHAR-BN-e1446061943488

Addiction Report Results Discussed

Freshman New York State Senator Fred Akshar II of Colesville is participating in a news conference to talk about the rampant problem of heroin and opioid addiction in the state.

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Thomas Libous during an October 2014 visit to WNBF Radio. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS
Thomas Libous during an October 2014 visit to WNBF Radio. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS

Former New York Senator Thomas Libous Passes Away

Binghamton media is reporting long-time local politician, Thomas Libous has lost his battle with prostate cancer.

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Animal Abandonment Penalties Could Increase

The New York State Senate is sending legislation along to the Assembly that would increase penalties for pet owners who abandon their animals.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Akshar Featured At Albany Republican Fundraiser

Senator Frederick Akshar helped raise funds for the New York State Republican Party as the "special guest" at an Albany event held before the start of the Senate's 2016 session...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

LIBOUS LATEST: Sentenced, Appeal Planned

Thomas Libous has been sentenced for his felony conviction of lying to the FBI.

The 62-year-old former state Senator was sentenced November 24 in Westchester County to six months house arrest and two years probation...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fiala Gets No Thanks From Cuomo For Senate Bid

Governor Cuomo - who had said he would "do whatever I can do to elect Barbara Fiala" to the state Senate - didn't call his former DMV commissioner after she lost the special election to Republican Frederick Akshar...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Senate Candidate Fred Akshar Discusses Issues

Fred Akshar, the Republican candidate for the 52nd District New York State Senate seat, was interviewed on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program on Wednesday...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

State Senate Candidates Meet in Televised Debate

A debate featuring the candidates for the 52nd District New York State Senate seat will be broadcast Thursday evening.

Republican Fred Akshar and Democrat Barbara Fiala discussed a range of issues during a session recorded Tuesday afternoon at the WBNG-TV studios in Johnson City...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Judge: Libous Felony Conviction Will Stand

Former state Senator Thomas Libous has lost a bid to have his conviction for lying to the FBI thrown out.

U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti rejected the contention of the former senator's attorney that the July conviction by a federal jury was based on insufficient evidence...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Poll: Akshar Has Wide Lead Over Fiala

A poll of likely voters in the 52nd New York State Senate District shows Republican Fred Akshar with a big lead over Democrat Barbara Fiala.

The Time Warner Cable News/Siena College survey indicated 59 percent of those who expressed a preference said they would vote for Akshar if the election was held today...

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