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Southern Tier Tax Day Freebees and Special Offers

Today is panic mode for some tax preparers in the Southern Tier.  To help ease the pain of meeting tonight's tax deadline, a number of on-line stores and chain restaurants in the Greater Binghamton area are offering some freebees and special offers to hopefully make you smile a bit.  Hey, it can't hurt!

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Elaine S. Stratton Memorial Scholarship Fund Trivia Night Fundraiser Facebook
Elaine S. Stratton Memorial Scholarship Fund Trivia Night Fundraiser Facebook

Elaine S. Stratton Memorial Scholarship Fund Trivia Night

Elaine Stratton was an amazing woman who was employed by the Johnson City Central School District for 24 years, serving as a teacher aid at both Harry L. Johnson Elementary School and the new K-2 Primary School.

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Getty Sports- Christian Petersen

98.1 The Hawk’s Basketball Bracket Challenge – Glenn VS Emily

 

The madness has begun. Some say that today is the least productive work day of the year. Everyone is filling and re-filling their bracket.

Syracuse is out of the tournament, so I figure that I'll have a clear mind this year. In other words, I don't have to figure how soon they'll be knocked out. Emily and I are placing a wager, it's not a million dollars, it's better.

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Money Won’t Make You Happy, but It Will Make You Less Sad

You've probably heard the saying "money won't buy you happiness" right? Well, it turns out that there's truth to that.

Researchers at the University of British Columbia found that money can make you less sad, but not necessarily happy.

Researchers studied the effects of income on happiness and made a distinction between lack of sadn

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Big Boost in Valentine Sales Expected This Year

Every year, the National Retail Federation releases info on how much money they expect people to spend for Valentine's Day and according to their numbers,  people are pretty psyched about Valentine’s Day this year.

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Win a Trip to See Blake Shelton on ‘The Voice’

Blake Shelton is on a roll. He has a record setting 13 straight number 1's. Blake has also hosted and performed on Saturday Night Live, helping it to some of it's biggest ratings of the season. He's even going to star in a Adam Sandler Western spoof called ‘Ridiculous 6.’ And now we've got your chance to see Blake in person during a taping of 'The Voice!' 

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Elvis Presley’s First Recording Auctioned Off

On this Martin Luther King Jr. day, we have news about the other king, Elvis Presley. 2 weeks ago, we told you that Elvis Presley's first recording was going to be auctioned off. Now we know how much it went for and it may surprise you.

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Sharon Alexander, Getty Images

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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Dead Celebs Rake in the Bucks

American icons like Elvis Presley and Elizabeth Taylor made more money dead than alive.

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Category: Hollywood, Money
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New Tips on Returning Gifts

As the holiday season winds down, many consumers will head back to the stores for returns. While all of us have accidentally bought the wrong size, color or style at one point or another, stores are cracking down and tightening their return and exchange policies this season because of an increase in fraudulent returns

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