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Fire Rips Through Downtown Binghamton Business

A multi-alarm fire this morning raced through a downtown Binghamton building housing Ellis Brothers Fine Home furnishings.

The blaze at 162 Water Street was reported around 7:30 a.m.

Thick, acrid smoke poured from the upper floors of the four-story brick building

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Binghamton Bacon and Cheese Fest

Be still my bacon loving heart! Could it be? Is it true? Will Binghamton be host to a bacon and cheese festival?

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John Titchen- Getty Images
John Titchen- Getty Images

New York Bans Hunting Eurasian Wild Boars

I was at a party years ago when one of my friends asked me to try a type of meat I'd never had before. While I didn’t like the taste of it, it was a big hit with everyone else and they all wanted to know where he'd stumbled on wild boar.

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Rick Diamond- Getty Images
Rick Diamond- Getty Images

Cheerleading Expected to Become a Sport in New York State

The world has changed so much since I was a kid. I remember walking the neighborhood around my school after school with my friends, knocking on doors and trying to sell wrapping paper and such to raise money for our Pop Warner Cheer Squad.

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Justin Heiman-Getty Images
Justin Heiman-Getty Images

Binghamton War Vet and Volunteer Firefighter Loses Everything in House Fire

Sue Tong and Mike Swartwood are Binghamton residents who lost everything they own in a house fire on Sunday.

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Binghamton Special Olympics at Chenango Valley Saturday

Something special is going on with local athletes.  The 2014 Regional Spring Special Olympic Games will take place this Saturday with a 10am opening ceremony at the Chenango Valley High School track and field.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Owego Firefighters Prepared to Quit En-Mass on Tuesday

Since the death of Owego Firefighter Matt Porcari, the active firefighters of the Village of Owego Fire Department have been working to have safer standards, including more comprehensive training and firefighting tactics.

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New York State Police
New York State Police

Missing Fort Drum Soldier Found in Johnson City

Of all the places a Fort Drum solder could run away to, he picked the Binghamton area. Must be he doesn't enjoy sunshine and likes rain. I kid, but this really is a bizarre story.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Southern Tier Heart Walk 2014

The CDC says that about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. Think that's not a lot of people? Think again! That adds up to one in every four deaths.

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Binghamton Zoo Visits Hawk Studio with King Snake [VIDEO]

Yesterday our friends Rachel and Missy from the Binghamton Zoo visited the Hawk studio with a king snake and I completely freaked out. Of course we got the freak out on video...

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