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Susquehanna Gas Facility Explosion and Spill Results in Fine

An explosion at a natural gas drilling storage tank and a wastewater spill earlier this year in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania is resulting in a fine for the gas company.

The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Cabot Oil and Gas $120,000 dollars for the January 11 incident that was apparently caused by a worker using a cell phone as a flashlight to check the level of fluid in the wastewater tank igniting vapors in the headspace

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Two Arrested in Binghamton Bank Robbery (Update)

Two women are being held in connection with a daylight bank robbery of a downtown Binghamton bank.

20 year olds Quinnai Simmons, of Mount Vernonr, New York whom police identify as a SUNY Broome Community College Student and Ashley Texidor were picked up hours after a First Niagara Bank branch office at the corner of Court and State Streets in downtown Binghamton was held up shortly before 10:30 in the morning

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Most Americans Want Stores to Close for Thanksgiving

Just because retailers think Thanksgiving should be the kickoff to the shopping season doesn't mean the average American agrees.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New Wave Of Binghamton Demolitions Begins

Another round of demolition work has started in an ongoing effort to remove abandoned buildings in Binghamton.

Mayor Richard David says residents of all city neighborhoods have expressed concern about the effect blighted properties are having

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

74 Lose Jobs At Binghamton Pepsi Plant

A Pepsi bottling facility that operated on Binghamton's East Side for several decades has closed, leaving dozens of people out of work.

The plant at 5 Broad Avenue had employed 74 people.

In late September, Pepsi Beverages Company announced it intended to shut down the facility

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Wendy's Walk for Kids

Wendy’s Walk for Kids to Distribute $250,000 to Local Children’s Charities

As many already know, I really enjoy golf, food and kids. But what I love them most is when I can combine the all of them together!

This is why I love the Wendy's Walk for Kids during the DICK'S Sporting Goods Open. Yesterday they announced how much money was raised in 2014 and their plans for 2015.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Masonic Temple Up for Auction

Broome County will be auctioning off tax foreclosure properties on November 15th.

One building, that was the scene of a tour of prospective bidders, was the old Masonic Temple on Main Street, Binghamton which is expected to need from $500,000 to over $1 million in renovations to become useable

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Ad Campaign Sparks Backlash

As if Victoria's Secret hasn't put enough pressure on women in society to look perfect, now the lingerie company has come out with a new ad campaign that's making a lot of people less than happy.

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Emergency Fuel Storage Established in Vestal

New York State officials say Vestal is among six sites in the state established for storing strategic reserves of 2.5 million gallons of gas and diesel fuel to be used following storms and other emergencies

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Greater Binghamton and University Relationship to be Discussed

Pre-registration is being accepted for a November 6th program to discuss the relationship between the Greater Binghamton area and Binghamton University.

The final program in a three part series on college towns hosted by the SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier, otherwise known as SUNY BEST, is being held at 10 a-m in room 220 of the Binghamton University Downtown Center on Washington Street, Binghamton

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