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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Sen. Libous on Trial in July

New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton is to appear in Federal Court in White Plains July 13 to face one charge of making a false statement to the FBI.

The Republican is accused of lying to federal authorities when they asked if he used his political influence to land a job at a downstate law firm for his son

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Getty images/Sean Gallup
Getty images/Sean Gallup

What Your Beer Says About Your Politics [GLENN REACTS]

Last night did you take time to 'enjoy' the State of the Union address? Me neither. Some play a State of the Union drinking game, which I'll explain later.

In honor of Binghamton On Tap and last night's speech, let's take a light (light beer) look at what your choice of beer says about your politics and how you vote.

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Dimitrios Kambouris-Getty Images for Rodale

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo Dies at 82

Whenever I think of former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo I think of buttered roast beef.

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Rochester Wins Gaming License Over Tioga Downs and Traditions

The New York State Gaming Commission just announced its decision to issue a full gaming license for the Lago Resort and Casino in the Rochester area, over Tioga Downs and Traditions Resort.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Governor Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that hydraulic fracturing will be banned in New York, following the release of a long-anticipated study that concluded fracking could pose "significant public health risks."

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Washington Redskin fan

Washington Football Is as Bad as It’s Politics [GLENN REACTS]

It's been another LONG year as a Redskin fan. It all began week 1 when 2 Redskin players ran into each other.

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Glenn Reacts
Glenn Reacts

U.S. States Most Likely to be Miserable for Thanksgiving [GLENN REACTS]

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and it's that time of year where we get together to give thanks, eat too much and fall asleep watching Dallas play. At least I know when I can't fall asleep I put the Cowpokes on.

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Michael Clary/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images

90-Year-Old Keeps Feeding Homeless

I had to smile when I read about 90-year-old Arnold Abbott because he reminds me of my late Mammy. When my Mammy was in her 90's she moved into a nursing home and made sure to care for all the "kids" younger than her. That's right- all the "kids"  in the nursing home. Mammy was a spitfire and so is Arnold.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Could Impose Household Dog Limit

There could be a tighter leash on the number of dogs someone can own in the City of Binghamton.

Council is considering a measure that would require a kennel permit for anyone owning more than four dogs per household

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Debate Over Possible Raises for Three Broome Administrative Positions

Broome County Executive Debra Preston says giving two County department heads and the Deputy County Executive ten percent raises is a good idea but some Democrats disagree.

Preston says after former Deputy Executive Bijoy Datta quit, his salary was saved and could be divided between Deputy County Executive John Bernardo, Social Services Commissioner Art Johnson and Public Works Commissioner Dan Schofield, who took over the duties that had been handled by Datta

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