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The Freeman’s Journal – Among attendees at the Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump Chinese auction Sunday, Jan. 27, at Milford Central, was Ruby Wright, 2, of Worcester, a beneficiary of the 2017 jump. How’s she doing? “Great!” said dad Van.

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At Energy Summit


It’s exploded like, well, a gusher.
The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce “Energy Summit” Thursday, Jan. 31, at The Otesaga has expanded from six to nine hours, and will include 19 speakers in an attempt to give everybody a chance to be heard. As this edition went to press, Chamber Executive Barbara Ann Heegan said 155 people had registered.
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►MACGUIRE BENTON was nominated for a one-year term on the Cooperstown Village Board at the Democratic Caucus Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the top-floor ballroom at Village Hall.
►A STATE TROOPER was wounded after exchanging gunfire with suspect after a car chase early yesterday evening on Route 17 in the Town of Kirkwood, south of Binghamton. The shooter was killed.


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