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Astorino “Leaning Towards” Challenging Cuomo

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is getting closer to launching a bid for governor.

During an interview at WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now studio, the 46-year-old Republican said he's "leaning towards" running. He said he expe

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Broome Exec: “Encouraged” By Cuomo Tax Plan

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston is expressing support for Governor Cuomo's tax reform proposals outlined in his State of the State address.

In a statement released by her office after Cuomo delivered his speech Wednesday afternoon, Preston said her pledge since taking office "has been to keep taxes as low as possible

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More Winter Farmers’ Markets Across New York

State officials say more than 100 winter farmers' markets will operate this season across New York.

The number of winter operations has been rising in recent years. According to the state, there were 40 such markets six years ago

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Cuomo: Casino Plan Will Boost Southern Tier Economy

Governor Andrew Cuomo says voter approval of expanded casino gambling in New York State is "really great news."

A constitutional amendment to allow the creation of as many as seven full-scale casino operations passed on Tuesday

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Vestal Man Protests New York Casino Proposal

A Broome County resident this week has been holding a quiet one-man demonstration against a plan to allow up to seven new casinos in New York state.

30-year-old Steven Sillick was spotted with four anti-casino signs on Binghamton's Court Street bridge Thursday afternoon

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New York “Justice Center” Flooded With Calls

After less than two months in operation, the call center for the New York State Justice Center for People with Special Needs has been busy.

The new agency's hotline has received more than 15,000 calls

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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.

But the mayo

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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

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New York Fracking Foes Question Campaign Donations

Groups fighting fracking in New York state are calling for an investigation into campaign contributions by interests supporting natural gas drilling.

Some members of Citizen Action and the Sierra Club are pointing to a study they say shows more than $14 million was donated by pro-fracking interests to candidates and campaign committees

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Broome Developmental Center To Close

New York State officials say Broome Developmental Center in the town of Dickinson will be closed in less than three years.

The Glenwood Road facility employs nearly 700 people and serves 166 people

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