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Most Expensive Places to Live in the US

My brother moved to a suburb of Washington D.C. in the mid 1970's.  Somewhere between then and now, the D.C. area has moved up to number one, most expensive place to live.  Somehow it ranks above New York, LA and Chicago.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Mini Cell Phone ‘Towers’ to Improve Binghamton Service

Some inconspicuous little boxes should be improving cellular telephone service in the City of Binghamton.

Micro cell tower units are to be installed on City property, including on top of light poles and public buildings

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

MacLennan’s Flowers Will Close Christmas Eve

A flower shop that has been brightening the days of local residents and consoling mourners at Binghamton funerals for decades is closing its doors.

MacLennan’s Flowers has been in business on the East Side for more than 85 years

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

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
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
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
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

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
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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