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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How 'Cops for a Cause' helps out the community Video included

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Local Law enforcement officers hit the links together on Friday for the event 'Cops for a Cause.'

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Vestal schools looking into reports of inappropriate text messages Video included

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The Vestal Central School District says federal law prohibits school districts from discussing student matters, including disciplinary issues.

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