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Two Broome RadioShack Stores Remaining Open

Three of the five RadioShack stores in Broome County are being closed after the company filed for bankruptcy.

Liquidation sales at the affected stores have been underway with signs indicating some items would be sold at up to 90 percent off the original selling price

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

IBM May Settle Claims in Endicott Lawsuit

IBM Corporation and some village of Endicott residents may soon settle a long-running lawsuit alleging chemicals from the company's sprawling North Street manufacturing complex could have resulted in deaths and illnesses

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fire Damaged Vestal Ave. Business Reopens

A Southside Binghamton business that was damaged during a fire at a neighboring business on a Vestal Avenue plaza in January is welcoming customers again.

Bates Troy Quality Dry Cleaning was forced to temporarily close due to smoke and water damage sustained when the nearby Family Dollar store burned in the early morning hours of January 3

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Street Lights go LED

Global technology solutions firm, Johnson Controls will be switching Binghamton's street lights to LED bulbs.

The $4 million project should be complete by early 2016.

There are 7,000 street lights being converted to LED

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Area Gas Prices Are Rising Again

Southern Tier motorists are starting to pay more when they fill up their vehicles.

The prolonged decline in gasoline prices stopped in recent days in the Binghamton area. Prices across the United States have started to creep up

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County RadioShack Stores May Close

Five RadioShack stores in the Binghamton area could shut down soon, along with thousands of other locations of the well-known electronics retailer.

The Texas-based company reportedly is making plans to close all of its stores

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino Work Groups to Form

New York State is setting perimeters for the development of new, full-service casinos.

The Gaming Commission is setting up three regulatory workgroups to work on a first-draft of proposed rules

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Grow Broome to Help Small Businesses

The Grow Broome Fund is being launched to help small businesses with longer term financing and other financial incentives.

The Broome County Industrial Development Agency is operating the Fund through the national ‘Grow America Fund’ and is able to offer the longer term loans, larger loans, lower down payments and lower interest rates as well as structure the terms of financing to the individual business

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New York State Police
New York State Police

Police: Man Stole Electronics From Oneonta Store

Investigators have released video images of a man they say stole more than a thousand dollars worth of merchandise from a Walmart store in Otsego County.

According to state police, the suspect filled a shopping cart with electronics items at the store on Route 23 in Oneonta on the evening of January 25

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More Job Cuts Reported at IBM Sites

Another round of layoffs at IBM locations around the United States is underway.

Officials at IBM headquarters in Westchester County won't discuss how many workers are losing their jobs but reports suggest that the number will be at least several thousand

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