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One of the biggest decisions New York lawmakers make is how to fund schools. But the way the state decides how much money individual districts get has led to a good deal of frustration.

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The American Legion Post 80 is one of Bert Proper's favorite places. Aside from the plaques, pictures and flags that remind him of military service history, he loves the feel of the building. "You're around people that have been there," he explained.

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The Ottawa Senators are moving their American Hockey League affiliate from Binghamton to Belleville, Ontario. WSKG's Gabe Altieri caught up with Roger Neel of Town Square Media to discuss the move.

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The Senators are gone, but not the American Hockey League.

That's what Tom Mitchell, Binghamton Executive Vice President of Operations, said at a press conference on Monday.

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Members of the professor's union at Corning Community College are rallying tonight on campus to garner support during an impasse with the administration.

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Death numbers from opioid overdoses have become a flash point in Broome County and it may factor into the race for county executive. 

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The sidewalks were lined with people in Endwell on today to welcome back the Little League World Series Champions.

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College students are returning to upstate campuses and facing a situation year-round residents have dealt with for most of the year.

A drought.

August rainfall has been about an inch above average for many areas, but the National Weather Service in Binghamton says totals are still about five inches below a normal year.

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A proposal to re-word a swimming ban at Ithaca natural areas to make it easier to understand is on hold. The city's Common Council wants to focus on education and outreach instead.

But education isn't always easy.

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A severe drought is taking a toll on dairy farmers in Tompkins County. Producers in the area say they've received about six less inches rain than an average season thus far.