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  1. Man charged with possession of 101 heroin bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Man charged with possession of 101 heroin bags A man was arrested Sunday after officials found him to be in possession of over 97 bags of heroin Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1T6X95q A Johnson City was charged with the possession of 101 bags of heroin among other narcotics Saturday after he was stopped for a traffic violation, officials said. Qulon Cooper, 35, a native of Brooklyn who now resides in Johnson City was pulled over around 12:09 p.m. Saturday by a Broome County sheriff deputy on Old Front Street in the Town of Dickinson, according to a news release.

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  2. NY inmate who sparked 3-week manhunt gets more prison timeRead the original story

    Saturday | Cybercast News Service

    ... said Sweat made "stupid choices." Sweat was already serving life in prison without parole for murdering a Broome County sheriff's deputy in 2002 following the burglary of a Pennsylvania gun shop. He and inmate Richard Matt cut their way out of ...

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  3. Do it for Daron Night Honors B-Sens Coach's Fallen DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Your News Now

    February 6 will now forever be known as "Do it For Daron, Power to the Purple Day" in Broome County. This comes after Senator Fred Akshar issued an official proclamation, in honor of Binghamton Senators coach Luke Richardson's late daughter Daron.

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  4. JC man indicted on drug feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    JC man indicted on drug felonies Heroin, crack cocaine and meth were found in a Jan. 28 raid Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1X9bvkQ Stefan Mills, 46, is accused of possessing drugs with intent to sell them, as well as items such as a digital scale and materials used in packaging of drugs. The grand jury in Broome County Court handed up an indictment charging Mills with five counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, all felonies; and two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

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  5. Union, JC to Time Warner: You owe us $1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Union, JC to Time Warner: You owe us $1M Two Broome County governments asked a judge Friday morning to award nearly $1 million Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1T2BDic Two Broome County governments asked a judge Friday morning to award nearly $1 million that they say Time Warner Cable owes them in a dispute over franchise fees that stretches back to 2008. The Town of Union and the Village of Johnson City claim Time Warner has been "in material breach" of the July 2008 contract that spelled out the cable company's payments in return for the right to run its wires into the municipalities.

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  6. Car Chase: Heroin found afterward, men arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    CAR CHASE: Heroin found afterward, men arrested Police said the suspect's vehicle was speeding and passing other cars on Felters Road Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1X82qZC The vehicle's driver, 32-year-old Robert Wilson of Binghamton, was found with heroin and packaging materials, according to Broome County Sheriff's deputies. Police say the incident happened around 11:40 p.m., when Deputy Joshua Davidson tried to stop Wilson's vehicle on Felters Road for speeding and passing other cars.

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  7. 'Special' Kiss Gets Attention of Corrections Officers in Broome CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Kirby Spruill of Binghamton allegedly passed a glassine envelope containing heroin to an inmate, Margaret Will, while he was visiting her at the facility earlier this week. The method of delivery was a kiss.

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  8. Wear purple to annual Cornell women's hockey DIFD game Friday for mental health awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | 14850 Today

    ... to the Purple Night on February 6th, when the Senators host the Rochester Americans at the Floyd L. Maines Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. Tickets are available for $15 with ordering code "DIFD." The Big Red has held several "DIFD" games over ...

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  9. inmate Serving Life Gets Additional Penalties for EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... prison for his November guilty plea to escape charges. Sweat was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a Broome County sheriff's deputy in 2002. He and inmate Richard Matt cut their way out of Clinton Correctional Facility with saws smuggled to ...

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  10. Testing urged as Broome reports more STD casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Health professionals in Broome County are urging people at risk of sexually transmitted disease to seek testing, as cases of many types of STD are on the rise. Testing urged as Broome reports more STD cases Health professionals in Broome County are urging people at risk of sexually transmitted disease to seek testing, as cases of many types of STD are on the rise.

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  11. Goodbye Kiss: Visitor tried to slip inmate heroin during smoochRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Police say a man visiting the Broome County jail Monday tried to slip an inmate a condom-wrapped package of heroin during a kiss. GOODBYE KISS: Visitor tried to slip inmate heroin during smooch Police say a man visiting the Broome County jail Monday tried to slip an inmate a condom-wrapped package of heroin during a kiss.

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  12. Port Crane man gets trial in 2013 rape, burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Port Crane man gets trial in 2013 rape, burglary The trial began this week in Broome County Court Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1SZVoqF A jury trial is underway this week for a Port Crane man charged in a 2013 rape and burglary in the Town of Fenton. Michael Degnan, 41, is representing himself in Broome County Court for the trial.

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  13. JC quarterback Thompson commits to U. AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... lone in-state signee and its lone quarterback in an 18-deep recruiting class of 2016. a-o Another pair of Broome County athletes formalized their previously announced commitments Wednesday. Defensive lineman Adam Korutz of Johnson City and defensive ...

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  14. Pelosi on human lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... whether it's a baby or not? And Pelosi should already be concerned about the numbers here in the Binghamton/Broome County area, which have bucked the national trend: while the national rate declined about 10% from 1997 to 2007, For more info: The ...

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  15. Catholic Schools Week Hopes to Boost EnrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Your News Now

    ... education, and also they like the small nurturing class sizes that we offer," said Catholic Schools of Broome County President Richard Bucci. "They're looking for a unique learning experience, and I think that's something we can provide and it's ...

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  16. N.Y. escapee apologizes for prison breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | USA Today

    ... effect: Sweat already is serving life in prison without parole for the brutal 2002 murder of Kevin Tarsia, a Broome County sheriff's deputy. Sporting a clean-shaven head, a salt-and-pepper goatee and wire-rim glasses in an appearance broadcast on ...

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  17. Video: BOCES students raise first wall of HabitataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Broome-Tioga BOCES students raise the first wall of a home they are building for Broome County Habitat for Humanity. The event was part of a ceremony Wednesday morning officially announcing the new partnership.

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  18. David Sweat Sentenced To Additional Jail TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... to escape charges. Sweat was already serving a life sentenced without the possibility of parole for killing a Broome County Sheriff's deputy in 2002. He and inmate Richard Matt cut their way out of Clinton Correctional Facility with saws smuggled to ...

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  19. BOCES students build Habitat for Humanity homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    BOCES students build Habitat for Humanity home A Wall-raising ceremony held Wednesday launched a new partnership between Broome-Tioga BOCES and Habitat for Humanity Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1X3yMF4 Broome-Tioga BOCES students raise the first wall of a Broome County Habitat for Humanity home they are building Wednesday. Broome-Tioga BOCES students wearing hard hats and braving steady rain Wednesday raised the first wall of a home that will one day shelter a Broome County family.

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  20. Prison Escapee David Sweat SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WGY-AM Albany

    ... prison for his November guilty plea to escape charges. Sweat was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a Broome County Sheriff's Deputy in 2002. He and inmate Richard Matt cut their way out of Clinton Correctional Facility with saws smuggled to ...

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