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Parents of Ohio student speak out against North Korea

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The parents of a young Ohioan who was detained for more than a year and died soon after being released by North Korea are describing his condition when he arrived home as they blast "terrorists" they say tortured him. 

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Ex-NY Senate leader Skelos gets new trial in corruption case

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Skelos was convicted on extortion, bribery and conspiracy charges and sentenced last year to five years in prison. The Republican has remained free on appeal.

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Trump says he'll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday

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President Donald Trump says he'll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday.

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NCAA coaches among 10 charged with fraud and corruption

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Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. 

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Body of Pennsylvania fisherman recovered from Lake Ontario

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Authorities say they've recovered the body of a Pennsylvania man who died when his boat sank on Lake Ontario last weekend. 

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Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

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Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans

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NY lawmakers to hold hearing on Lake Ontario flooding

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New York state lawmakers are planning to hold a hearing on recent flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. 

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Owego man heads to Puerto Rico to assist in Hurricane Maria recovery efforts Video included

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American Red Cross members across the country are heading down to help in the recovery efforts.

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Firefighters tackle barn fire in Greene Video included

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Several agencies responded to a barn fire in Greene on Monday afternoon. 

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UPDATE: Vestal Central School District ongoing text message investigation Video included

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An investigation continues into text messages discovered in a group chat on social media may have included racist and sexist language, according to the Vestal Central School District.

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People react to hot September temperatures Video included

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Temperatures were high in the Southern Tier Monday, close to the upper 80s. 

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Average US gas price drops 7 cents as refineries bounce back

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The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.62. 

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Four Vestal HS football players sit out Saturday's game following inappropriate texting allegations

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The Vestal High School football team kicked off Saturday's game against Johnson City High School without any incidents in relation to an investigation led by the Vestal Central School District over a student group chat involving inappropriate language.

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New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a state effort to help Puerto Rico.

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More than two dozen fire departments and emergency squads receive $125K in grants Video included

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Several first response agencies are set to get a boost in funding through state grants.

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$105M winning lotto ticket sold in Cortland County

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One New Yorker woke up Monday morning a lot richer after hitting it big on a Mega Millions lottery ticket. 

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Syracuse-area high school locked down after threat

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A high school in suburban Syracuse was placed under lockdown Monday morning after a student threatened to bring a gun into the school. 

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North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' on his country

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North Korea's top diplomat says President Donald Trump's tweet that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer'' was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. 

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McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

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U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis'' as he battles brain cancer. 

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Tennessee church shooting suspect has court date Wednesday

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The man charged with shooting seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church will have his first court appearance on Wednesday. 

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Binghamton man sentenced for fatally hitting motorcyclist on Susquehanna Street Video included

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A man who pleaded guilty to hitting a man on a motorcycle with his car in 2016 learned his fate in Broome County Court. 

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Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months

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Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have cost Hillary Clinton's the presidency.        

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Endicott boil water advisory in effect until at least Wednesday Video included

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There is a boil water advisory in effect for the village of Endicott, as well as parts of Endwell and West Corners. 

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Trooper's widow sues sniper's parents for son's actions

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The widow of a Pennsylvania state trooper has sued the parents of a man convicted in her late husband's killing. 

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The Latest: More than 200 NFL players don't stand for anthem Video included

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About two dozen NFL players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Thousands pack Charlottesville stadium for unity concert

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Thousands of people have packed a stadium in Charlottesville for a concert intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer's white nationalist rallies.

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Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages

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A lawyer for President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, says his client used a personal email account to communicate with colleagues in the White House.

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Repair and maintenance could impact Binghamton water Monday

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Binghamton residents could be seeing some change in their water pressure Monday. 

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Trump administration announces new travel ban

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Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday.

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Victims of the Holocaust remembered at special ceremony Video included

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Those who lost their lives during the World War II Holocaust were remembered at the Beth David Cemetery in a traditional ceremony.

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Teams take on obstacle course in 'Commando Cup' challenge Video included

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Groups took on mental and physical challenges in a massive obstacle course Sunday, that leaders say is fit for the New York State National Guard.

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Trump: Objection to protests "has nothing to do with race"

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President Donald Trump says his objection to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality ``has nothing to do with race.'' 

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1 dead, several stabbed in California prison riot

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Authorities say an inmate has been killed and several others were stabbed in a large riot at a prison on California's central coast.  

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Local organization participates in 'Art House Theater Day' for the first time Video included

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Sunday was Art House Theater Day.  More than 150 Art Houses across the country celebrated by having special programming. 

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The Latest: German election: Merkel vows to form stable govt

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging to form a stable government for Germany and is making clear that she doesn't plan to try running a minority government.

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Confederate flags displayed at county fair amid confusion

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Some vendors have been displaying Confederate flags at a Pennsylvania fair amid confusion about the policy in effect.

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New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a state effort to help Puerto Rico.

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1 dead, 7 wounded in Tennessee church shooting

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Nashville police say gunman captured after opening fire at church, killing 1 and injuring 7

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StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

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StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. More>>

New York invites applications for growing, researching hemp

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Applications are open for researchers, farmers and businesses looking to participate in New York's fledgling industrial hemp industry.

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Local fallen soldier has park dedicated to him Video included

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The 22-year-old, who friends and family called Billy, was the first soldier from Susquehanna County to die in the line of duty.

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Locals raise money at bone marrow drive for 3-year-old boy with leukemia Video included

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Locals are supporting a 3-year-old diagnosed with Leukemia who's now in need of a bone marrow transplant.

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Dozens shop at 35th annual Broome-Tioga County surplus vehicle and equipment auction

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The auction was held at the Broome County Highway Department and more than 800 items were up for bid.

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DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF: Four children evacuated in Binghamton apartment fire

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The Binghamton Fire Department and Binghamton Police department both responded to an apartment fire at 28 Cedar Street Saturday afternoon. 

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'Hallelujah': Slain nursing student's family praises verdict

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SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) --  Shortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends thanked God for the guilty verdict while standing in a prayer circle in the courtroom.   Together, they said, ``Hallelujah.''   After a tense, 11-day trial, a jury in Savannah, Tennessee, found Zachary Adams guilty on Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo. She was 20 in April 2011 when she was led into the woods behi...

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GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow Video included

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.". More>>

Fundraiser held Friday night to raise money for the Southern Tier AIDS program Video included

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A local fundraiser was held in downtown Binghamton Friday night.

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Apple picking arriving early as high temperatures impact local orchards Video included

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The fall season has finally arrived, but the recent heat in the area has taken on toll on the local apple harvest.

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'Schoology' program to feature Broome-Tioga BOCES workshop at national level Video included

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Schoology was at Broome-Tioga BOCES Friday to film a "model schools workshop."

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Pennsylvania sheriff says website for gun permits a scam

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A sheriff is warning that a website promising to help Pennsylvania residents apply and pay for concealed-carry gun permits online is a scam.   

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Rumble Ponies take a closer look at protective netting in NYSEG Stadium Video included

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In the aftermath of the toddler getting hit by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, the Rumble Ponies are taking precautions to ensure the safety of their fans.

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Police remove $30K in pot from Susquehanna River island in Owego Video included

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Thirty-thousand dollars worth of marijuana has been removed from an island on the Susquehanna River in Owego, according to New York State Police.

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