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Objection to lawmaker's absences could lead to contempt vote

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Absences by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has missed every session day since July are raising objections from a fellow House member. 

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BU student pleads guilty in September stabbing at Rathskeller

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A Binghamton man could spend six months behind bars after pleading guilty to stabbing another college student. 

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Oneonta police find person 'bleeding profusely' after being stabbed in face, neck, shoulder and arms

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A Schenectady man is charged with attempted murder after a person was found “bleeding profusely from apparent stab wounds” at an apartment in Oneonta Friday night, according to the Oneonta Police Department. 

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Union-Endicott High School students taken to hospital for 'alcohol consumption'

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Two Union-Endicott High School students were taken to the hospital for alcohol consumption, according to a district spokesperson. 

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Woman critical after fire kills 2 who tried to rescue pets

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Authorities say a woman remains in critical condition with injuries from a fire that killed two women who officials said apparently re-entered the burning home to try to rescue a pets.   

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Direct flights between Albany and Buffalo coming in 2018

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that OneJet will be offering non-stop flights between Buffalo and Albany beginning on February 1, 2018. 

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UPDATE: Police identify man who detonated explosive device in NYC subway

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Police Commissioner James O'Neill says the device that exploded in the New York City subway was a terror-related incident.

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Police: 3 men stabbed in pizza parlor brawl

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Police in central New York say three men were stabbed during a brawl at a pizza parlor.

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Book named after local 4-year-old battling leukemia Video included

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Cooper Busch has been battling acute myeloid leukemia since last year and on Sunday he and his family received a glimmer of hope.

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South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

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South Korea says it has added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list as part of efforts to cut off funding for the North weapons programs.

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Bitcoin futures rise after trading slows website

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After an initial hiccup, the first-ever bitcoin futures rose in early trading. The futures rose $540 to $16,000 on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

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Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.

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Ski volunteers train to help special needs clients Video included

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 A group of volunteers is training hard to make sure everyone has a fun time in the snow. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Claus have cookies and milk with kids Video included

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On Sunday, Bundy's Place was filled with several families getting into the Christmas spirit.

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Police warn shoppers to be on guard for thieves

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New York state troopers are urging holiday shoppers to beware of thieves.

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Vestal Police looking for purse-snatcher who entered woman's garage

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The Vestal Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened Saturday in the area of Imperial Woods Drive.

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State wins lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobile trail-building

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New York state's construction of new wider snowmobile trails in the Adirondacks has been upheld by a state Supreme Court judge.

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The Latest: California governor: Fires are 'new reality'

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California Gov. Jerry Brown says deadly and destructive wildfires in winter are "the new normal."

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The Latest: Bands play for Jones's get out the vote push

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Two prominent Alabama-based musical acts are helping Democrat Doug Jones get out the vote for Tuesday's U.S. Senate election against Republican Roy Moore.

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Advocates: NY must invest more in housing for mentally ill

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Advocates for New Yorkers with mental illness say the state is falling behind on investments in community housing for this vulnerable group. 

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2 dead after small plane crashes into house in San Diego

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Authorities in southern California say at least two people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in San Diego. 

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AP source: Yankees agree to deal to acquire Marlins' Stanton

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A person familiar with the negotiations says the Yankees and Marlins have agreed to a deal that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical.

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Ice sculptors from across the nation compete in Ice Festival in Ithaca Video included

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The 11th annual Ice Festival in downtown Ithaca attracted hundreds of people from all over the area.

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Harpursville girl collects donations for dogs in need Video included

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A young girl is making a difference for dogs in need in Broome County.

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Binghamton Children's Choir performs for the first time

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On Saturday, people from across the area gathered for the debut of Binghamton's new young singing stars. 

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Holiday craft show raises money for four-legged pals Video included

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Dozens of vendors took part in a craft show on Saturday to help animals in need. 

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Endicott man arrested after BU robbery, another suspect at large Video included

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Binghamton University has announced the arrest of an Endicott man they say was involved in a Friday evening robbery on campus.

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New York governor's office dismisses FBI probe as 'charade'

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The office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending the administration's hiring practices amid scrutiny by the FBI.

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New Mexico school closed indefinitely after deadly shooting

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A northwestern New Mexico high school where a deadly shooting occurred will remain closed until further notice.

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The Latest: Snow leaves widespread power outages in South

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More than 382,000 homes and businesses across the South have no electricity after an unusually intense December snowstorm caused widespread outages in the region.

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Sex-ed group disinvited from NY district after gum analogy

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A New York school district will no longer invite an outside group to give sex education talks after a presenter from the group compared a girl's virginity to chewing gum.

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14 arrested in Broome County tobacco tax fraud bust

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Local and state officials announced on Friday that a large scale bust of untaxed tobacco products resulted in 14 arrests.

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Local students' art takes a stand against drugs and alcohol Video included

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Friday night local elementary students were rewarded for their Red Ribbon Week posters. 

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Southern snowfall isn't deep, but many fear overnight freeze

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The season's first snow and a wintry mix of precipitation are in the forecast around the South, cauing alarm among people who are not accustomed to the white stuff. More>>

Owego man flees mother's house during police chase

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Peter Finch, 28, is accused of dumping more than two ounces of marijuana from a plastic bag, before bring apprehended in a garage 

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Annual tree lighting illuminates Whitney Point Video included

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An annual tree lighting was held at the Saving Grace Arts Center in Whitney Point.

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Vestal package thief caught on camera Video included

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A local resident is concerned after finding footage on his home surveillance camera of someone stealing his packages off his front porch.

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NYSEG continues partnership with local law firm to spread Christmas cheer Video included

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Employees from NYSEG and Coughlin & Gerhart law firm have been purchasing and donating gifts for children in need this holiday season-- and delivered those gifts today.

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The fire that won't quit keeps Tioga County firefighters busy for days Video included

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Stubborn is the best way to describe the house fire on Halsey Valley Road. It's a scene firefighters have been at for the past few days.

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DICK'S Sporting Goods Open wins PGA TOUR Champions Sales Award Video included

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Months after Scott McCarron won the 2017 DICK'S Sporting Goods Open, the tournament has been given a prize of its own.

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Sandusky's son sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of girls

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One of Jerry Sandusky's sons is headed to prison after pleading guilty to pressuring a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asking her teen sister to perform a sex act.

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Schumer, finishing NY tour, seeks help for malt barley crop

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has wrapped up another tour of New York's 62 counties with a call for greater federal help for the state's craft beer industry.

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Broome Co. Legislature chairman speaks on drug treatment center Video included

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For the first time since the drug treatment saga started we're hearing from Broome County Legislature Chairman Dan Reynolds.

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Sayre teen admits leaving baby in bag, will spend 9 years in prison Video included

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A Bradford County teen accused of leaving her baby in a bag behind a home in Elmira has pleaded guilty.

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Toy drive gives Christmas gifts for area families, relaxed activities for students Video included

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Students and staff at Binghamton University were in the holiday spirit Friday afternoon.

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Maine Memorial elementary students learn value of teamwork in school Olympics Video included

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Students at Maine Memorial Elementary held their own kind of Olympics this morning.

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The Latest: Newest California fire burns 65 structures

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The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local) 7:48 a.m. At least 65 structures have been destroyed by a wildfire in semi-rural north San Diego County.

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Cops: Boy, 10, shot young sister with gun he thought was toy

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Police say a 10-year-old boy playing with a gun he thought was a toy shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest. Now officials are searching for the man who left it in the home.

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Judge accused of texting prosecutors advice in case

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A Long Island judge is accused of texting advice to prosecutors on how to try a case against a defendant facing a drug charge.

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Otsego Co. Coroner: Suspect ate 'large bag' of cocaine, led to death

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An Otsego County Coroner has confirmed the cause of death of a man who police say died after eating cocaine in Oneonta. 

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Halsey Valley Road property on fire for the third time in 24 hours Video included

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For the third time in 24 hours, flames ignited the property at 143 Halsey Valley Road in Tioga.

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Hundreds of people watch professional stunts at Cirque Musica Holiday show in Binghamton Video included

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Hundreds of people watched professional stunts at the Cirque Musica Holiday: Believe show at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.

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AMAZING! Man saves rabbit from wildfire

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A man rescued a wild rabbit from the raging wildfires on the side of a California highway on Wednesday evening.

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Owego Sanmina plant shutting down, more than 300 employees to be laid off Video included

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An Owego factory will soon shut down after hundreds of employees were told they will lose their jobs.

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6 SUNY Brockport students arrested in hazing probe

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Police say students who were part of an unrecognized fraternity at a New York college tortured a rat as part of illegal hazing that occurred inside the group's house.

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Sheriff's office to form database of convicted animal abusers Video included

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Thursday afternoon the Broome County Sheriff's Office announced the creation of an online registry for those who are convicted of abusing animals. 

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#TBT: Preparing ice sculptures for First Night Binghamton in 2000

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In December of the year 2000, cold temperatures helped out with First Night preparations.

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Jimmy John's closed, property seized by NYS Video included

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Jimmy John's in Vestal is no longer open for business.

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WWII veteran shares Pearl Harbor experience Video included

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Thursday marked the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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NY Catholic Church pays $40 million to sex abuse victims

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The Archdiocese of New York says it has paid just over $40 million in compensation to 189 people who identified themselves as victims of clergy sexual abuse.

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The Latest: Shooter among dead in New Mexico school shooting

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The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school.

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The Latest: Ex-cop grateful for family's forgiveness

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A white former police officer says he is grateful for the forgiveness from the family of a black man that he shot to death.

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6 hurt in 3-vehicle accident near World Trade Center

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Police say six people have been hurt in an accident involving three vehicles just blocks from the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

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Tioga fire rekindles, couple's home destroyed Video included

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The Tioga Central School District announced a two-hour delay Thursday because of a fire on Halsey Valley Road.

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State Sen. Akshar announces $10K for Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network

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State Senator Fred Akshar has announced an allocation of $10,000 in state funding to the Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network of South Central New York.

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Progressive Dental giving back to the community with 'Smiles for Santa' program Video included

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Progressive Dental offices are doing more than just fixing smiles this holiday season.

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