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Former Syracuse Mayor to run for governor

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 A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor.   

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Local history highlighted throughout 'Path Through History' weekend Video included

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.The weekends events featured the many historical, natural and cultural resources that the area has to offer.

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'Path Through History' looks back at Maine Central Schools Video included

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Path Through History weekend continued with an exhibit focused on the history of Maine Central Schools dating back to the 1930's.

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'Tacky Tie 5K' helps celebrate Father's Day Video included

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Dads were able to break out their "tacky ties" for the "Father's Day Tacky Tie 5K" at the Vestal Coal House. 

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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

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Brackney Inn up in flames for the second time, community reacts Video included

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In less than a year the Brackney Inn went up in flames for a second time. 

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The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

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First lady Melania Trump is wading into the emotional controversy over policies enacted by her husband's administration that have increased the number of migrant children being separated from their parents.

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Sheriff: Man killed in ATV crash was not wearing a helmet

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The Chenango County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Corbin Road in the Town of McDonough.

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Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

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A 46-year-old woman strangled a rabid bobcat to death after the animal attacked her in her front yard in northeast Georgia.

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Cause of Brackney Inn fire under investigation Video included

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Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Company Chief Joe Tims tells 12 News the fire that ravaged the Brackney Inn started in a storage unit located in the back corner of the building.

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Waverly woman arrested following investigation into sale of percocet pills

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Waverly Police say a local woman has been arrested following an investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, specifically percocet pills.

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Waverly Police arrest parole absconder wanted in Pennsylvania

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Early Saturday morning, Waverly Police arrested a Pennsylvania man who authorities say was a "Fugitive from Justice."

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NY Assembly OKs universal health care; bill halted in Senate

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The New York state Assembly has again endorsed a single-payer universal health care system.

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The Latest: Festival group where shooting occurred 'shocked'

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The organizers behind the all-night New Jersey arts festival disrupted when gunfire broke out said they are deeply saddened but their dedication to building a better Trenton will never fade.

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Two dead in Broome County motorcycle crash

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According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, two people have died in a crash between two motorcycles and a pickup truck on Saturday evening. 

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Parade closes out Owego Strawberry Festival Video included

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Thousands of people went to downtown Owego Saturday afternoon to commence the end of this year's Strawberry Festival.  

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10-year-old taken to hospital after incident on I-81 South

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Multiple agencies responded to an incident on Interstate 81 south on Saturday afternoon. 

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Binghamton community celebrates 'Juneteenth' Video included

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The community celebrated Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, on Saturday.  Juneteenth, or June 19, celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.  

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Local business raise money for a dog park in Greene Video included

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Dozens of four-legged pals were at the Canine Canal along Route 12 Saturday.

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Community rallies together to help 7-month-old fighting an uphill battle Video included

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Dozens of vendors joined forces at Cup-A-Jo on Upper Front Street to help a baby boy and his family.

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American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

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American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.

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Gas prices: Still dropping, still much higher than last year

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Motorists in New Jersey and around the nation are still seeing prices at the pump drop -- but in many areas they're seeing prices 50 or 60 cents a gallon higher than a year ago.

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Police: 2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

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A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse.

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Thousands of people and prehistoric creatures kick off Owego Strawberry Festival

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The beautiful weather on Friday illuminated the thousands of strawberries that helped kick off the 38th Annual Owego Strawberry Festival

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Finish Lyme 5k brings awareness to disease Video included

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More than 100 runners took to the pavement Friday evening to participate in the Finish Lyme 5K. An event aimed at raising awareness about Lyme Disease and support those going through it. 

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How Zion Lutheran students spent last day before school closes Video included

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It wasn't just the last day of school before summer vacation for Zion Lutheran students.

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CHOOSE 607: Owego Strawberry Festival Video included

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This week our special summer series "Choose 607" takes us to the Owego Strawberry Festival.

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Police: Driver of bus passed out before crashing into New Milford fireworks store Video included

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Pennsylvania State Police say the driver of a chartered Coach USA bus crashed into a Susquehanna County business Friday morning after he passed out behind the wheel.

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Norwich DPW official charged by NYSDEC

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An official with the Public Works Department in Norwich has been charged with unlawful disposal of solid waste, according to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

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More than 80 employers attend job fair at SUNY Broome

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The Greater Binghamton Chamber of commerce is connecting businesses to those seeking employment once again.

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Officials remind people to be on lookout for elder abuse Video included

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Friday is Elder Abuse Awareness Day in New York State, as created by a resolution passed by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo earlier this week.

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PHOTOS: Walton students create giant piece of art with old uniforms

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The Walton Central School District is showing off a unique student project.

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Twilight Zone-themed escape room opens in Binghamton Video included

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It has taken six months of work with a team of about 20 people to create this special escape room.

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Black bear cools down in Nichols pond

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A black bear was spotted in Nichols on Friday afternoon.

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State threatens to revoke Spectrum merger unless it expands

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Spectrum's 2016 merger with Time Warner Cable is at risk of being revoked unless it expands its network, according to a state organization. 

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Tickets on sale for Ringo Starr's Binghamton performance Video included

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Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band will perform at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena on Tuesday, September 18.

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Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail.

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Trucks collision in Arkansas causes fire and spills Fireball

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Add Fireball to the menu served up by Arkansas roads.

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The Latest: Trump says no to `moderate' immigration plan

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President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.

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Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential

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The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.

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Military helicopter clips control tower; 1 person injured

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A military helicopter has clipped a control tower at a former Air Force base in central New York, injuring one passenger.

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The Latest: Trump says FBI was 'plotting against' me

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President Donald Trump says the Justice Department watchdog report on the Clinton email probe shows the FBI was biased against him "at the top level" and was "plotting against my election."

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Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

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The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.

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US industrial production fell 0.1 percent in May

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U.S. industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, primarily dragged by a drop in manufacturing caused by a fire at a parts supplier for trucks.

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Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Number of craft beverage producers in state tops 1,000

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The number of craft beverage manufacturers operating in New York state has now topped 1,000.

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  • Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

    Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:03:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Cherney, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 24, 2010, file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks with moderator Elizabeth Brackett in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Cherney, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 24, 2010, file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks with moderator Elizabeth Brackett in Chicago.
    Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died at age 76 four days after an apparent bicycle accident.
    Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died at age 76 four days after an apparent bicycle accident.
  • Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:03:24 GMT
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.
  • Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

    Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:03:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mel Evans). Police stand guard outside the warehouse building where the Art All Night Trenton 2018 festival that was the scene of a shooting that resulted in numerous injuries and at least one death Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Trenton, N.J.(AP Photo/Mel Evans). Police stand guard outside the warehouse building where the Art All Night Trenton 2018 festival that was the scene of a shooting that resulted in numerous injuries and at least one death Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Trenton, N.J.
    Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted.
    Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted.
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