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Southern Tier Harley Davidson holds annual chili cook-off for 'Hounds Helping Heroes'

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A annual chili competition is raising money for the local organization, 'Hounds Helping Heroes, Inc".

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Wheelchair bound teenager gets bedroom makeover

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13-year-old Joshua Boarassa received a surprise of a lifetime Saturday afternoon.

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Southern Tier celebrates return of the "Almost Annual Crappie Derby'

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On Saturday, ice fishers participated in the first Crappie Derby since 2015.

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'Super Cooper' drops puck at Binghamton Devils game

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The 4-year-old boy only given months to live in January was able to be a kid again at the Binghamton Devils ice hockey game Saturday night. 

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UPDATE: Hundreds stolen in armed robbery late Friday night

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Authorities responded to an armed robbery at the West Side Mini Mart in Binghamton late Friday night.

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Fish dinners return on Friday nights Video included

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Fish dinners are back at St. Anthony Padua Church.

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Roberson Museum opens new exhibit Video included

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A new exhibit at the Roberson Museum will teach residents the importance of the wildlife in our area.

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Binghamton University student takes on SNAP challenge Video included

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After the Trump Administration proposed to change the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), BU grad student Jason Flatt wanted to see what it was like to rely solely on the program.

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Remembering Scott Beigel: Florida hero has ties to Twin Tiers Video included

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Former campers mourn Camp Starlight division leader killed in Florida shooting

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Binghamton community comes together to mourn Florida shooting victims Video included

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In the face of tragedy, local churches came together Friday afternoon to offer support through a prayer vigil. 

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Binghamton man arrested for cocaine possession

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Police say cocaine was found in a raid in the city of Binghamton.

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Endicott man charged with rape, resisting arrest

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Police say an Endicott man attempted to attack officers who were trying to arrest him following an alleged rape.

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National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Vestal senior citizens spread joy Video included

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On a cold and cloudy day in Endicott, inside Fast Eddie's Cafe on Watson Boulevard, some seniors were spreading sunshine and warmth to unsuspecting lunch-goers.

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Arrest made after alleged threat on Whitney Point school bus

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One person has been arrested after an alleged threat on a Whitney Point school bus.

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Gov. Cuomo addresses 'copycat' threats at two Upstate NY schools

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is ordering police to increase patrols at schools across the state following threats in Upstate New York.

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Threat at Downsville Central School deemed 'not credible'

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A threat made during the school day at a Delaware County school district has been deemed "not credible" after an investigation by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. 

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Police: Otsego County man entered home, stole shoes and clothes

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New York State Police on Thursday charged an Otsego County man with burglary in the second degree, a felony.

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Glen Aubrey man accused of hitting trooper with vehicle in Binghamton indicted on 5 counts

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A Broome County Grand Jury on Friday indicted a Glen Aubrey man accused of hitting a state trooper with his vehicle during a police pursuit on January 2.

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Snow showers Saturday night into Sunday morning

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A quick moving storm passing to our south will bring a shot of snow to the area Saturday evening into Sunday morning. 

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Barton barn fire cause ruled 'undetermined'

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Fire investigators say they cannot determine the cause of a barn fire in Barton that killed a horse and chickens. 

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Ithaca police investigating connection to inappropriate acts

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The Ithaca Police Department is investigating the connection between two incidents, about 20 minutes apart, involving a male grabbing intimate parts of a female, and a man publicly exposing himself to a female.

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New York lawmakers react to Florida school shooting Video included

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12 News spoke with New York leaders and what they had to say about the tragedy that took 17 lives at a school in Parkland, Florida Wednesday.  

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Chinese New Year celebration brings high schools together Video included

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High schools came together Thursday night to celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the dog.

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Tioga County Chamber of Commerce hosts 99th Annual Dinner Meeting Video included

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Local business leaders enjoyed a night together at the Owego Treadway Banquet Hall to reflect on their teamwork in the community. 

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How to talk to children about school safety Video included

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A Licensed clinical social worker says it is important now, more than ever, to talk to kids about school safety.

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Study: Demand for housing increasing in Broome County Video included

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The study, conducted by Broome County leaders and The Agency, says that the pace of single-family home sales last year was high.

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Chenango Forks Elementary hosts STEAM Olympics Thursday Video included

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This year's STEAM Olympics at Chenango Forks Elementary was complete with a torch procession, lighting of the cauldron, and a procession of teams under international flags.

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Local schools step up security following deadly Florida shooting

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While authorities say there are no threats to local students, schools in the Southern Tier requested for visible police presence Thursday to ensure safety. 

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Binghamton Zoo welcomes baby porcupine

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The Binghamton zoo has a new addition to its family. 

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Community wonders what's next for Legend's Golf Center Video included

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A fire Wednesday night at Legends Year Round Golf Center on Dimmock Hill Road has left the community to wonder what's next for the business. 

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Mexican bar and restaurant coming to downtown Binghamton Video included

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The owners of The Colonial restaurant are opening Dos Rios Cantina, right next door.

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