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    Despite drop in gas prices, cost of flying remains sky high

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    Town of Maine, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Holiday travel season is upon us and the price of gas has been steadily dropping, leading some to question why the cost of air fare isn't following suit.

  • Traditions: 'We thought it was coming here to the true Southern Tier'

    Town of Union, NY (WBNG Binghamton) After investing more than a year of planning, and well over a million dollars, the two casino options in the Southern Tier are left to think about their futures. Traditions at the Glen said it may be down, but not out.

  • Mixed feelings on Seneca County casino project

    (WBNG Binghamton) A decision for three new casinos in upstate New York comes as an early Christmas present for some and a lump of coal for others. Lago Resort and Casino in the town of Tyre was awarded the recommendation Wednesday for the Finger Lakes/Eastern Southern Tier region.

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    Local landowners angry about hydro-fracking ban

    Deposit, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Gov. Andrew Cuomo ended a heated debate that has gripped the state for years, by banning hydraulic fracturing across New York. Now, local landowners are feeling the effects of that decision.

  • Celebrating the fracking ban

    Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Dozens of people against hydraulic fracturing celebrated a win regarding the ban on fracking in New York.

  • Local family welcomes soldier home for holidays

    Town of Maine, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Christmas came early for one local family, as their son returned home from basic training.

  • 9th annual New Year’s Resolution Blood Drive

    Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges people to give a gift that means something-- a blood donation. Holiday activities, weather, and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, often result in fewer blood donations during the winter holidays.

  • Woman sentenced for stealing from fire department

    (WBNG Binghamton) The former treasurer of a volunteer fire department was sentenced for stealing thousands of dollars from the department.

  • Deputies: Drunk man driving wrong way on Route 17

    Town of Sanford, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Broome County Sheriff's Office arrested a man driving the wrong way on Route 17. Deputies said his blood alcohol content level was twice the legal limit.

  • NYS to ban fracking

    Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Acting state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker and DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens both rejected the decision for New York to move further with hydraulic fracturing.

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