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Binghamton’s ‘Stand For Children’ Helps Kids Stay in School

The facts are sobering: roughly a quarter of American children fail to finish high school.  That number translates to nearly one million young people leaving classrooms for the streets, every year. And if you think our community is immune, you'd be very wrong. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

DOT To Hold Meeting on Tioga County Bridge Project

A public meeting on a planned bridge construction project in Tioga County will be held on May 28.

State Department of Transportation representatives will discuss work that's to be done on the Mill Street bridge in the village of Candor

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Libous Wants Property Tax Cap Retained

Senator Thomas Libous says he wants New York state's property tax cap to be made permanent.

The Republican-controlled Senate has voted in favor of retaining the tax cap which was enacted in 2011.

Libous, a Binghamton Republican, did not vote on the plan to keep the tax cap

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Time Warner Cable May Be Bought By Charter Communications

Charter Communications has announced it plans to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion.

The proposed deal comes a month after Comcast ended its effort to obtain Time Warner.

The Charter acquisition is subject to approval by shareholders and regulators

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Western and Central New York Residents Help in Disaster

Several New York residents are in the middle of disaster areas following tornadoes and other severe weather in Texas and Oklahoma.

The American Red Cross says seven volunteers from the Southern Tier, Central and Western New York have been sent to help with immediate needs of victims

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Colleen Haberle

Benefit Planned to Help Sick Little Meadows Girl

Our sweet friend Madigan Gow of Little Meadows, PA was diagnosed with progressive congenital scoliosis (basically, her spine is caving in) on December 22, 2006- just a few days before Christmas and her first birthday.

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Two Cortland Teens Die in Preble Crash

The investigation is continuing into a crash May 22 that claimed the lives of two Cortland County girls and sent a third teen to the hospital with serious injuries.

New York State Police say 17 year old Andrea Czimmer of Cortland lost control of the vehicle she was driving on Interstate 81 South in the Town of Preble at 7:32 p

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Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Traffic

Police across New York and Pa. are stepping up their patrols and checkpoints this holiday weekend.  Governor Cuomo directed New York State officials to suspend most highway and bridge work for the long weekend to prevent traffic congestion where possible.  The Governor also announced that State Police will add numerous sobriety checkpoints on roadways throughout New York.

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Seton Catholic Central Raises $18,000 to Fight Cancer

Seton Catholic Central students raised $18,000 for the American Cancer Society last weekend in their Third Annual Relay For Life event held at the high school.

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Hall of Fame Classic Celebrates Baseball In Cooperstown

Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum are celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with their Hall of Fame Classic Weekend.  Featured is the Seventh Annual Hall of Fame Classic which is set for Saturday at 2:05 PM at Doubleday Field.

The Classic features Hall of Fame members like Rollie Fingers, Phil Niekro, Tom Glavine, Tony Perez, Ozzie Smith and Robin Yount who will act as managers and coaches while retired players representing all 30 Major League teams will participate in the game.

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