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Bat boy creates special friendship with Rumble Ponies Video included

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On Saturday's Rumble Ponies game against the Trenton Thunder, the Ponies had a someone special filled in to be their bat boy.

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Dunn, Michael power Ponies to win over Thunder Video included

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After the game, manager Luis Rojas told 12 Sports that Tim Tebow was placed on the 7-day DL.

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Two local boys join national acting tours Video included

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Sammy Dell and Parker Dzuba became friends at the Endicott Performing Arts Center. Now, they're traveling the country as professional actors.

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Local Celtic band performs in Scotland

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The Broome County Celtic Pipes and Drums Band recently returned from Edinburgh, Scotland, where their music made quite the impression.

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Minor injuries reported in Binghamton car crash

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Binghamton Police say they responded to reports of a car hitting a pedestrian on Main Street in Binghamton around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. 

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Tim Tebow placed on 7-day DL Video included

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The Binghamton Rumble Ponies have placed all-star outfielder Tim Tebow on the 7-day disabled list. 

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The Latest: Patrol: No one was wearing a life jacket

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the 31 people aboard a Missouri tourist boat that sank weren't wearing life jackets The patrol released an incident report Saturday with details about the Thursday accident that killed 17 people.

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The Latest: Kavanaugh questioned Watergate tapes decision

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes may have been wrongly decided.

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Bear spotted near Port Dickinson Thursday evening

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A viewer, who sent 12 News videos and pictures of the bear, says he saw the animal on Old State Road off of Bevier Street at approximately 5:19 Thursday evening.

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Governor Cuomo calls on Senate to block Trump's SCOTUS nomination

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At a Saturday press conference in New York City, Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the New York Congressional Delegation, called on the United States Senate to block the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Colorful night of running comes to Vestal Video included

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The Vestal Rail Trail was home to a colorful night of running Friday night.

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United Way of Broome County is challenging you to 100 acts of caring Video included

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The United Way of Broome County's Day of Caring is a few months away, but the organization is taking this time to get the community to do small acts of kindness.

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42nd annual Lumberjack Festival kicks off with a swing in Deposit

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The Lumberjack Festival is back in Delaware County this weekend.

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Crash snarls traffic on Route 17 in Nichols

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A car crash has caused traffic to slow on Route 17 Westbound in Nichols.

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Sound troubles at Pops on the River Video included

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Workers began taking down the stage at 7 a.m. Friday, less than 12 hours after Pops on the River ended.

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Fire destroys small business in Susquehanna County Video included

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 A structure fire broke out at Automasters on Route 11 in New Milford, Pennsylvania on Thursday afternoon, leaving the property in ruins. 

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Officials investigate arson as cause of suspicious fire in Susquehanna County, Pa Video included

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Pennsylvania State Police have been investigating a suspicious fire that broke out in Susquehanna County on Tuesday.  

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NYSP release results of 4th of July STOP-DWI campaign

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New York State Police announced Friday that troopers issued a total of 11,480 tickets statewide during the 4th of July 2018 STOP-DWI enforcement campaign.

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Tim Tebow listed as day-to-day Video included

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The Binghamton Rumble Ponies told 12 Sports on Friday that Tim Tebow is officially day-to-day after suffering a right hand/wrist injury in Thursday night's game against the Trenton Thunder. 

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Forecasters: Iowa hit by at least 5 tornadoes

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Forecasters say at least five tornadoes touched down as an unexpected swarm of destructive storms hit central Iowa.

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The Latest: Death toll from boat capsizing rises to 17

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Authorities say the final four people missing since a boat capsized on a lake in southern Missouri have been found, raising the death toll to 17. 
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Rumble Ponies player visits Maine Memorial School summer program

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Maine Memorial School hosted a special guest Friday as part of its summer enrichment program.

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Police: Cocaine, illegal weapons, cash seized in Endicott raid

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Two people are behind bars after the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant at 215 S. Loder Ave. in Endicott on Thursday.

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Car crashes at Broome-Tioga County line Video included

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A vehicle crashed in Broome County and came to a rest in Tioga County, according to the Broome County 911 dispatch center.

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Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

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The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Group's month-long Susquehanna River paddle ends on schedule Video included

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A 444-mile journey on paddle boards down the Susquehanna River has come to an end for Binghamton native Pete Savard, his daughter and a small crew.

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NY Times: Trump was recorded talking of paying Playboy model

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The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.

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Police chief: 16-year-old shot in Binghamton, search for suspect ongoing Video included

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The search for a suspect continues after a 16-year-old boy was shot at 14 Doubleday Street in Binghamton, according to Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski. 

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Binghamton man sentenced to 20 years to life on weapons, perjury charges

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A Binghamton man convicted of criminal possession of weapons and perjury will spend at least 20 years behind bars, according to the Broome County District Attorney's Office.

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Investigators: Candle sparked Binghamton apartment fire Video included

Investigators say they have learned what sparked a fire at a Binghamton apartment complex Thursday afternoon.

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Search for ex-convict into 2nd day after he fled police

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The search is on in western New York for an ex-convict from North Carolina two days after authorities say he pointed a gun at A police officer during a traffic stop.

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Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans

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 More colleges are beginning to offer income share agreements, in which colleges receive a percentage of the student's future salary, in place of some student loans.

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Thousands flock to Binghamton for return of Pops on the River

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The Court Street Bridge was packed to watch Pops on the River, an event that returned to Binghamton after a 25 year long break.

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Tennessee man accused of firing gun during argument on Vestal Parkway Video included

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At approximately 11:33 Thursday night, Vestal police were called to the Quality Inn on Vestal Parkway East to reports of a man who was firing a weapon.

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Susquehanna County business destroyed by fire

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A business in Susquehanna County was destroyed by a fire Thursday evening.

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Tebow exits with injury in Ponies win over Thunder Video included

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Tim Tebow singled and scored the game-winning run before leaving with discomfort in his right hand/wrist in the Binghamton Rumble Ponies 3-2 win over the Trenton Thunder Thursday night.

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Economic boost expected following Chugnut Trail upgrades Video included

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After New York Senator Chuck Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced funding for Broome County, officials say it's use to extend the Chugnut Trail will have an economic boost.

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Hundreds show for DA's Community Cookout Video included

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Community members came to the George W. Johnson Park to meet local law enforcement and build a stronger relationship.

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Sunrise Terrace residents not giving up on condemned community center

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People who live in the Sunrise Terrace Association in the Town of Dickinson are still fighting for what they call the heart of their neighborhood. 

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42nd Annual Lumberjack Festival about to begin in Deposit Video included

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For a culture that had its heyday in the first half of the 19th century, lumberjacks and logging are alive and well in Deposit. 

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What you need to know about new Medicare cards coming this month Video included

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The Social Security Administration is distributing new Medicare cards starting at the end of this month. The updated card should better protect people's identities. 

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Legislature approves new food service providers for 3 Broome County facilities

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The Broome County Legislature has unanimously passed a resolution to hire new food service providers for Willow Point Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, the Office for Aging and the Broome County Correctional Facility.

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Pharsalia fire displaces family Video included

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Firefighters from six departments responded to a house fire on County Road 10 in Pharsalia Wednesday.

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Broome-Tioga BOCES school officials learn how to help students with trauma Video included

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A group of educators from Broome-Tioga BOCES learned how trauma at home impacts kids in the classroom. 

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Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network spreads infant mortality awareness Video included

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The Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network held a special breakfast at the DoubleTree hotel in Binghamton Thursday.

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CarFit event offers free safety assessment for senior drivers Video included

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The Johnson City Senior Center held a program Thursday with the goal of making sure seniors are safe while driving.

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Horseheads police vehicle hit, investigators believe alcohol involved

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Investigators think alcohol played a role in an early Thursday crash involving a Horseheads Police Department vehicle, according to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office.

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Minor injuries in NYC steam blast

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Mayor Bill de Blasio says asbestos has been found around the aging steam pipe that exploded in Manhattan, but he says the air is safe.

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President Trump 'disagrees' with Russia interview offer

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The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia.

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Trump administration seeks endangered species rule changes

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The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government.

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Saratoga Race Course ready for its 150th meet

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Triple Crown winner Justify won't be running during the 150th meet at Saratoga Race Course, but many of the brightest stars in thoroughbred racing will grace the historic track over the next six-plus weeks.

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Pedestrian hit by commercial vehicle in Ithaca

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Officers with the Ithaca Police Department were called Wednesday night to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian.

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TBT: Deposit Lumberjack Festival in 1992 Video included

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Currently, the Deposit Lumberjack Festival is in its 42nd year. For Throwback Thursday this week, we're taking you back 26 years to the 16th annual Lumberjack Festival in July 1992.

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22 people injured in California military base tent collapse

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Authorities say 22 people have been injured in a tent collapse at a Central California military base.

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Patients treated by Vestal dentist office

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Laylor Family Dental took their patients out to the movies on Wednesday to show appreciation.

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Hoops with Binghamton University creates relationships on and off court Video included

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For four weeks out of the summer both the men's and women's basketball teams invite kids and teens who have special needs to the court

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The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

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Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea. More>>

The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media Video included

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Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. More>>

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discusses flooding safety at Binghamton University Video included

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The U.S. Army Corps along with other Broome County agencies informed the public the benefits and risks of levee systems and flooding in the Southern Tier.

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Volunteers prepare thousands of halupkies

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Parishoners at St. Cyril's parish prepared thousands of tradittional European halupkis for their 22nd annual summer festival this weekend.

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Local senior center events bring senior citizens together Video included

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Senior centers across Broome County hosted a Hawaiian luncheon. For many regulars, the event meant much more than just special food and music.  

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How New York could soon make sports bets Video included

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Casinos in Upstate New York are gearing up to take your wager on sports.
 

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Water, animals, critters, take over NYSEG Stadium

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- It was Super Splash Day at NYSEG Stadium but there wasn't just water at the ball park.

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New York teen travels hours away to see Rumble Pony Tim Tebow play at NYSEG Stadium

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There's a limited amount of time left to catch Tim Tebow playing baseball in Binghamton.

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Black smoke billows from Pharsalia fire

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Investigators are looking into what caused an afternoon fire in Pharsalia. 

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Construction is underway for Pops on the River main stage

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Construction for the Pops on the River stage is underway thanks to the efforts of many community organizations that allowed for the stage to be built. 

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Broome County grand jury hands up Endicott rape indictment

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A man is accused of raping and sexually abusing a teenage girl, according to an indictment. 

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CHOW receives massive food donation from local company Video included

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Four tons of food rolled up to the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse Wednesday morning. All of it was collected by the Columbian Financial Group and its employees to feed the hungry. 

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Southern Tier Independence Center hiring employees to help those in need Video included

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As nice as it is to receive a helping hand, sometimes it's even better to help others in need.

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Construction begins on greenhouse at Windsor school Video included

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Students, staff and employees from a local Lowe's home improvement store have started construction on a greenhouse at Windsor Middle School.

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Solar array up and running in Conklin Video included

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The Broome County solar array located at 399 Broome Corporate Parkway in Conklin is now generating solar electric power. 

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For sale: Housing, medical offices possible uses for Oakdale Mall Sears space Video included

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The inside entrance what used to be Sears in the Oakdale Mall is now unrecognizable, covered by a wall. 

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$150K to extend Chugnut Trail in Broome County

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday that $150,000 in federal funding is coming to Broome County.

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Camper destroyed in Windsor fire Video included

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Emergency responders were called Wednesday afternoon to a camper fire in Windsor.

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Trial date set for man charged in Binghamton attempted robbery

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A Frackville, Pennsylvania man pleaded not guilty to attempted armed robbery in Broome County Court Wednesday.

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Haunted: Owego's historic Parkview Inn Video included

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A staple in the community, the Owego Parkview Inn, dates back to the 1800's leaving behind what some say is a haunting past. 

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Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

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Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

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Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

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Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge to the soda tax by merchants and the beverage industry.

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Power restored to Endicott businesses Video included

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NYSEG crews were working on restoring power to dozens of utility customers in the village of Endicott Wednesday morning.

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  • Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:18:42 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:49:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.
  • 1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    Saturday, July 21 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-21 23:58:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:49:24 GMT
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.
  • Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:13:02 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:49:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
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