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New York State Department of Motor Vehicles [file]

Cuomo Wants Fiala to Succeed Libous in Senate

Governor Andrew Cuomo has started campaigning for Barbara Fiala for the state Senate seat vacated with the federal court conviction of Thomas Libous.

Less than 24 hours after Libous was found guilty of lying to the FBI, Cuomo said Fiala - a former Broome County executive - would "be fantastic" as a candidate

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Job Market Recovery Is Slow

Binghamton’s job market is not rebounding at the pace analysts with the New York State Department of Labor in the area say they expected with some recovery being shown in the national economy.

Still, the unemployment rate from June 2015 to June 2015 decreased by a

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Chesapeake Conservancy
Chesapeake Conservancy

Virtual Tour of the Susquehanna

As you're driving or boating down the Susquehanna in the next few days, you might see something you haven't seen before.

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Patrick Lux-Getty Images
Patrick Lux-Getty Images

Microsoft Pushes Critical Update

Have you updated your Windows software lately? No? Do it now.

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Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014.  BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS
Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS

Libous Convicted of Lying to FBI Agents

State Senator Thomas Libous has been found guilty of lying to FBI agents when they interviewed him in 2010.

The verdict in the federal trial in White Plains was announced Wednesday afternoon.

United States Attorney Preet Bhrara announced the indictment of Libous on July 1, 2014

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

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Photo provided by Sen. Thomas Libous' office
Photo provided by Sen. Thomas Libous' office

Senator Thomas Libous Trial Winds Down

Deliberation get underway in the trial of New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton, who is accused by federal investigators of lying to the FBI about his involvement in getting is son a job at a Westchester law firm

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NY Poised to Award Medical Marijuana Licenses

Representatives of a Syracuse company that has applied to open a medical marijuana production facility at a former grocery warehouse on Oakdale Road in Johnson City say they anticipate New York State's regulatory board could grant the available necessary licenses to applicants in the state, maybe before the weekend.

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Insane Inflatable 5K
Glenn Pitcher

Binghamton is Going ‘Insane’

If you’re a product of the 80’s, you might remember a little show called ‘Double Dare.’ I watched that show faithfully and dreamed of the day they’d pick me to be a contestant. I’d burn through the trivia questions and show them who was boss in the physical challenges and I’d dig through the larger than life nose filled with "booger Gak" like a pro.

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iStock

Woman Charged With DWI After Kirkwood Dispute

State police say a woman was charged with driving while intoxicated shortly after troopers received a report of a dispute in the town of Kirkwood.

Authorities say 34-year-old Wanda Rodriguez of Hallstead, Pennsylvania, was arrested on July 20

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