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Casino Board Moves To Accept Southern Tier Applications

Efforts to obtain state approval for a casino in the Southern Tier may move forward after the Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval to a plan to request new applications.

The panel's action follows a December selection of a plan to establish a casino in the town of Tyre

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Owego Police Discover Meth Lab After Dispute

Three people were charged in connection with a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Tioga County.

Authorities say Owego police discovered the meth-making operation in the village while investigating a domestic incident

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Fundraising Drive to Save Owego Catholic School

Efforts are continuing to keep St. Patrick School in Owego open.

Parents of children who attend the Front Street school have launched a fundraising campaign.

The school has received support from the neighboring parish but that financial backing is not continuing

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Red Cross Helps Dozens After Southern Tier Fires

Twenty-one people displaced by a series of fires in Tioga and Chenango counties were assisted by American Red Cross volunteers over the last few days.

Volunteers with the Southern Tier Chapter of the Red Cross were busy providing aid to three families in the aftermath of residential blazes on Saturday and Sunday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Tioga Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Manslaughter

A town of Tioga man has been sentenced to seventeen years in prison in connection with the 2013 death of a 39-year-old man.

63-year-old Douglas Every, a real estate agent, had been convicted of first-degree manslaughter last November

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Tioga County Man Arrested After Disturbance

A town of Tioga man faces several charges following a domestic disturbance.

Authorities say 37-year-old Brien Ulrich of Glenmary Drive was arrested Sunday evening.

According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, Ulrich was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer

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Calvin Harris Murder Trial To Start Wednesday

A Tioga County man is scheduled to go on trial on a murder charge for the third time. The Calvin Harris trial in Schoharie County Court is to get underway next Wednesday.

Prosecutors will again attempt to prove Harris was responsible for the disappearance of his estranged wife, Michele Harris

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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

Decision Expected Soon on Tioga Bus Fleet

More than a dozen buses which had been used to provide transportation for Tioga County residents have been sitting in a parking lot since the system was shut down several weeks ago.

County officials aren't sure exactly what will happen to the buses or when a decision will be made

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Tioga County Man Accused of Stealing Jobless Benefits

A Candor man was sent to jail after he was arrested for allegedly receiving unemployment insurance benefits to which he was not entitled.

Authorities say 54-year-old Thane King was accused of stealing $6,261 over the last two years

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