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Joke or No Joke, Should the Southern Tier Secede from New York?

Let's be honest. New York State treats the Southern Tier like redheaded step children.

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Free Binghamton App Is Launched

A new, free app will allow Binghamton residents to submit and track service requests through their smartphones.

Residents can include a photo and description of the issue.  Current service requests include graffiti removal, pothole repair, garbage collection, snow plowing, street light repair and traffic issues

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Governor Cuomo Supports a Casino License for the Southern Tier

The New York State Gaming Commission is reviewing a letter it received from Governor Andrew Cuomo December 26 urging the reopening of Southern Tier bids for a fourth casino license.

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

N.Y. DMV Commissioner Ticketed for Speeding in Vestal

Normally a traffic stop for speeding wouldn’t get much attention in the news, but the story changes when the ticket is written in Vestal for the New York State Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.

The Albany Times Union and Capitol Confidential report that Barbara Fiala was pulled over for speeding near her home October 12.

The former Br

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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Cuomo, Hochul Prevail In Democratic Primary

Governor Andrew Cuomo has won the Democratic party nomination as he seeks a second, four-year term.

Cuomo received 62 percent of the vote in Tuesday's New York State primary. Fordham Law School professor Zephyr Teachout received 34 percent of the votes cast, while political activist Randy Credico received 3

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Libous Defeats Jones In GOP Senate Primary

State Senator Thomas Libous has won the Republican party nomination, defeating Tioga County businessman Denver Jones in a primary in the 52nd District.

Libous prevailed over Jones in Tuesday's GOP contest

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Category: Local News, News, Politics
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Primary Election Day In New York State

Today is Primary Day in New York State. The polls in Broome and Tioga counties will be open from noon to 9 p.m.

Democrats will choose a candidate for governor. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a second four-year term, is facing two challengers: Law professor Zephyr Teachout and political activist Randy Credico

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Category: Local News, News, Politics
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Libous Doubts Astorino Can Beat Cuomo [AUDIO]

The Republican candidate for governor of New York isn't getting an endorsement from one of the GOP's Senate leaders.

Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton says he'll vote for Rob Astorino but expects Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo will win a second term

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Category: Local News, News, Politics

Libous: Residence Search “Politically Motivated”

New York State Senator Thomas Libous says he believes a search of his Binghamton residence was "politically motivated."

State and federal investigators were reported to have seized items belonging to Frances Libous, the senator's wife

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton’s New York State Senator Under Federal Indictment

Senator Thomas Libous (R) of Binghamton and his son are both facing federal charges.

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