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Food & Fire BBQ Taphouse joins efforts to help kids in need Video included

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Food & Fire BBQ Taphouse in Johnson City teamed up with a nonprofit organization to help children get presents in time for the holidays this year. 

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Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

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Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is insisting to both parties in politically divided Washington that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure.

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Toronto police release cause of death of billionaires

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Toronto homicide detectives have taken over the investigation of the deaths of billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife after autopsies showed they died from "ligature neck compression."

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Panthers owner Richardson selling NFL team

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The Carolina Panthers have announced that owner Jerry Richardson is selling the NFL franchise amid an investigation by the league into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct by Richardson in the workplace.

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Insight Archery collects 'Toys for Tots' Video included

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A local archery range held an annual fundraiser Sunday to help make sure kids in need get a present under the tree this holiday season.

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UPDATE: Utility: Power to be restored by midnight

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Georgia Power says that it expects power to be restored at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by midnight.

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Animal rescue organization hosts bake sale to raise funds Video included

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A local bake sale was held to help support an animal rescue organization over the weekend.

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Gov. says senator should resign over misconduct allegations

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants a Democratic state senator to resign over published allegations of inappropriate conduct toward women.

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Children get the chance to eat breakfast with Santa Video included

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Santa Claus visited the American Legion Post 1390 in the Town of Maine Sunday morning. 

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President Donald Trump says he isn't considering firing Mueller

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President Donald Trump is saying he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Trump: Sen. McCain returning home to Arizona after treatment

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President Donald Trump says Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment.

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Power outage at Atlanta's international airport causes FAA to suspend flights

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Flights were delayed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday after a partial power outage, officials said, leaving passengers at the world's busiest airport stranded in dim terminals.

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Man charged with rape, assault, strangulation in Cortland County

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A Wayne County man has been arrested and faces multiple charges in Cortland County.

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The Latest: NFL, Panthers won't comment on Richardson report

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The NFL and the Carolina Panthers have declined comment on a report that at least four former team employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson.

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New York grants $1M for Erie Canal trails and attractions

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New York state is granting $1 million for trails and attractions related to the Erie Canal.

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Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that can detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel.

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Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

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Several people familiar with President Donald Trump's transition organization say special counsel Robert Mueller's team has gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration.

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Hockey fans react to the return of the 'Senators' Video included

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Fans across the Southern Tier lined up to watch Binghamton's newest team go up against the team they cheered on for years. 

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Southern Tier Harley Davidson hosts ugly sweater contest for customers Video included

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The southern tier Harley Davidson got into the Christmas spirit by holding a contest in their store earlier today. 

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New NY-funded addiction recovery center opens in the Bronx

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 A new facility that aims to help New Yorkers recovering from addiction has opened in the Bronx. 

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Dozens of runners get festive with 'Christmas Cookie Run 5K' Video included

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More than one hundred runners laced up their sneakers to get into the holiday spirit Saturday morning.

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'Wreaths Across America' honors former veterans in Broome County Video included

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Wreaths Across America is a nationwide movement to remember fallen U.S. veterans, honor those who serve and teach children the value of freedom. 

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Kleinendorst reflects on B-Sens return to Binghamton Video included

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"We have a good rivalry going here," said Kleinendorst at the downtown Holiday Inn Saturday morning. "[The Binghamton Devils] don't seem to like us very well, or very much, and we don't seem to care much for them, but I still love the town of Binghamton."

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Ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries

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Police say a ski lift malfunction at a ski resort in central Pennsylvania stranded dozens and left five with minor injuries. Tussey Mountain ski resort in Centre County said at 10 a.m. Saturday a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders "slipped along the haul rope and slid backwards into the chair following it, which caused a domino effect"

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Mario Batali gives holiday recipe in same email as apology

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali has issued an apology to his newsletter subscribers for his sexual misconduct against women, but he confounded some by ending his message with a recipe for a "holiday-inspired breakfast."

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Navy taking USS Little Rock combat ship into its fleet

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The U.S. Navy is set to formally accept a new combat ship into its fleet. In Buffalo, thousands of people were invited to Saturday's commissioning of the USS Little Rock. 

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The Latest: Trump defends tax cuts as good for middle class

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President Donald Trump is defending the Republicans' tax cut plan, pushing back against criticism that it will benefit the wealthy more than the middle class.

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NY to award another $100 million for urban revitalizations

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The Cuomo administration says it will award another $100 million to revitalize downtowns in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the third round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding on Friday in a preview of his 2018 State of the State address to be  delivered next month.

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2 men dead in head-on crash between pickup, car

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State police say two men died in a head-on crash involving a pickup truck and a car in western Pennsylvania. Police say 86-year-old T. Lowell Dean of Dayton was driving a pickup truck that crossed the center line on Route 85 and struck a car in Rural Valley.

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Health law sign-up deadline extended for some people

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After a rush of last-minute sign-ups, the Trump administration says it's extending the deadline for some people to finish health insurance applications for next year under the Affordable Care Act. 

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The Christmas Experience brings holiday spirit to Downtown Binghamton

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The DoubleTree Hotel in Binghamton brought the spirit of the holiday season into the heart of downtown Friday night.

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Local veteran receives a 'Soldier's Wish' surprise Video included

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Community members joined together with a non-profit organization to help a former marine who is facing a difficult journey.

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Cold temperatures cause water pipes to burst, local business caught in the middle

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A water break in Endicott early Friday morning caused one local business to close for several hours throughout the day. 

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9-year-old from Owego raises money with ugly sweater contest

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A 4th grader in Owego has come up with a fun way to give back to animals in need.

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Vestal students put on a show for senior citizens

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Vestal Middle School students put on a special holiday concert for local senior citizens Friday afternoon. 

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High school students donate food for families in need Video included

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 Students at Whitney Point High School got competitive while donating food for a good cause. 

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Bandera family community Christmas dinner organizers looking for volunteers

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With Christmas just around the corner, a local family is getting ready for another year of giving back to the community on Christmas Day.

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NYSDOT Highway Dept. gives toys to kids in need Video included

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The New York State Department of Transportation's Highway Department is helping local children in need. 

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B-Sens make first trip back to Binghamton on Saturday Video included

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On Saturday, the former Binghamton Senators, now Belleville Senators, return to Binghamton for the first time since moving away at the end of last season.

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$1.6 million to aid seven Tioga County projects

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The Tioga County was recently awarded $1.6 million in funding for seven local projects through the Regional Economic Development Council awards.

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Mario Batali kicked off ABC amid misconduct allegations

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been kicked off ABC's "The Chew" amid allegations from several women that he touched them inappropriately. 

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

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"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office.

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Gov. Cuomo announces impaired driving crackdown for holiday season

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a state-wide crackdown on impaired driving this holiday season.

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UPDATE: Dutchess County man dies in Bainbridge crash

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The driver who was airlifted to the hospital after Wednesday night's Bainbridge crash has died, according to the New York State Police.

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The Latest: Trump wants death for anyone who kills a cop

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The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the FBI (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling for the death penalty for anyone convicted of killing a police officer.

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Grand jury: Penn State showed 'shocking apathy' to drinking

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A grand jury's report in the wake of a pledge's drinking death says that Penn State officials displayed "a shocking apathy" to dangers from excessive drinking and that its inaction allowed criminal acts to occur.

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Broome County parks reservations now able to be booked online

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The Broome County Parks, Recreation & Youth Services department has announced that reservations for Broome County Parks' picnic shelters and family camping areas can now be reserved online.

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NY state kicks in $690K for Woodstock 50th anniversary event

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Planning for the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 Woodstock concert is already underway, and it's getting a big boost from New York state. 

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'National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day'

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It's that time of year again to compete with friends, family and even strangers to see who has the tackiest holiday wardrobe.

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Endicott police warn to use caution after water line break

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Endicott Police say a water line break happened early Friday morning, causing large amounts of water to flow into the Oak Hill Avenue underpass.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced

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Kensington Palace released a statement on Friday announcing the date for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming nuptials.

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The Latest: Lawyer 'disappointed' by death penalty decision

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A lawyer for a man charged with his cousin in the deaths of four young men found shot and buried on a Pennsylvania farm says he's "disappointed" by prosecutors certifying his case for capital punishment when it's his cousin who's the "admitted killer."

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NY Air National Guard crew to fight California wildfires

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New York state is sending members of its Air National Guard to assist California in fighting damaging wildfires.

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Comptroller: New York state debt to grow to $63.7B

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New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that state-funded debt is projected to grow to $63.7 billion within months.

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Local church celebrates Christmas tradition with nativity scene Video included

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The West Windsor Baptist Church hosted its first night of its live action nativity scene tour to celebrate the Christmas spirit.

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Otsego community in shock over double homicide Video included

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Otsego County Sheriff's Office said that on Tuesday night, 23-year-old Kevin Perry shot and killed his mother, 52-year-old Solveige Perry, and his father, 59-year-old Timothy Perry. 

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AG Schneiderman: Cortland landlord to refund $43K to students

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says a Cortland landlord who owes thousands of dollars to tenants after refusing to return safety deposits has reached a settlement.

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SNEAK PEEK: 12 News aboard the new USS Little Rock in Buffalo

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The new USS Little Rock is scheduled to be put into service this Saturday parked right next to the old one.

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Driver airlifted to hospital after Chenango County crash

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New York State Police were called to a multi-vehicle crash on State Route 206, near Case Road, in Bainbridge Wednesday night.

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GHS Federal Credit Union collecting 'Toys for Tots'

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GHS Federal Credit Union held a Toys for Tots event at its Front Street office to encourage locals to drop off gifts for kids this holiday season. 

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No Tannenbaum: Senator says rule keeps trees from US troops

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New York's U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says a federal rule change that's stopping donated Christmas trees from being sent to American troops overseas is straight out of the Grinch's playbook.

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Binghamton man gets 18 years in shooting death outside after-hours club Video included

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A Binghamton man who pleaded guilty in a deadly shooting outside a former after-hours night club was sentenced Thursday in Broome County Court.

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FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. 

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UPDATE: Six students being evaluated after crash involving Downsville school bus

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The superintendent of the Downsville Central School District says some students were taken to the hospital to be evaluated for minor injuries after a school bus crash on Thursday morning.

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Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

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District: All students and staff safe after fire at Waverly school

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All students and staff are safe after a bathroom fire at an elementary school in Waverly.

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Activism, charity sustain Sandy Hook families 5 years later

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Out of a senseless tragedy, many relatives of the 26 children and educators killed five years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School have sought ways to find meaning in advocacy.

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Cuomo: Remove firearms from domestic abusers in New York

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to take away all firearms from New Yorkers who are convicted of domestic violence crimes.

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Firefighter hurt while fighting blaze at vacant home in Binghamton

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One firefighter suffered a minor injury during a house fire in Binghamton Wednesday night, according to the Binghamton Fire Marshal's Office.

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Man accused of killing cop, fleeing for days to stand trial

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A man accused of killing a Pennsylvania police officer and then leading law enforcement on a four-day manhunt with the help of his mother will stand trial.

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Health commissioner: Influenza prevalent in New York state

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The state Health Department says influenza is now prevalent in New York state, which means health care workers who haven't had a flu shot must wear procedural masks around patients.

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Jewish Community Center hosts annual Hanukkah celebration Video included

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The Jewish Community Center hosted their annual Hanukkah celebration Wednesday to welcome the season. Members in the Jewish Community from all over the area came together to sing songs, light the Menorah, and socialize.

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