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Binghamton Budget Moves Ahead

Barring any mayoral vetoes, homeowners in the City of Binghamton will be paying .13% more in property taxes and commercial, non-homestead property owners will pay .84% more.

City Council has unanimously approved a spending plan that cut between $75,000 and $90,000 from the ledger proposed by Mayor Matthew Ryan

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Effort Underway To Save Owego Movie Theater

A group has organized to try to raise money to assist Tioga County's only movie theater to make the transition to a digital projection system.

Phoebe Morris, a member of the Friends of the Tioga Theater organization, says supporters of the Owego business have launched a fundraising campaign to cover the cost of making the change

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

Cheese From Steuben County Factory Recalled

Millions of packages of cheese produced at a Corning-area plant may spoil early, so a recall is underway.

Kraft Foods is recalling some cheese items manufactured at its factory in Campbell. The affected products h

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Group Pushes for New York Proposition One Passage

The group, New York Jobs Now is spending over $2.5 million for advertising in support of Proposition One to expand casino gambling in the state.

The group is targeting the downstate area to try to boost favorable votes November 5th to locate casinos with table games in areas outside of New York City

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Another Bidder for a Southern Tier Casino Steps Up

It appears the stakes are being raised concerning the location of a Las Vegas-style casino in the Southern Tier should voters approve Proposition One next week.

The existing Tioga Downs in Nichols, which currently has harness racing and video gaming terminals, has been looking to expand and include table games if it is selected by New York State

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Binghamton Budget Cuts Could Stall Parks Improvements

Money that had been included in Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan’s proposed budget for next year to improve city parks facilities, including tennis courts on the west side, has met City Council’s chopping block

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Downtown Binghamton Farmers’ Market Closes For Season

The selling season's over for the outdoor farmers' market in downtown Binghamton.

Shoppers Friday afternoon were treated to fresh fruits and vegetables grown in New York and Pennsylvania.

Vendors who set up tables along Collier Street said it had been a good growing season

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Binghamton Gas Prices Still Falling

The price of virtually everything else may be rising but there's one place where that's not the case, at least for the moment.

Gasoline prices across the Twin Tiers and around the United States continue to drop and some industry experts predict the trend will continue through the end of the year

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Solar Plant Proposed for BAE Site in Westover

An environmental group is hoping the sprawling former BAE Systems site in Westover, which was destroyed in the 2011 flood, will be turned into a solar power plant.

The Sierra Club Susquehanna Group is pushing the Town of Union to approve a proposal for a five megawatt solar plant that has been submitted by Gay Canough of EMT Solar works

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Student Housing Project Work Underway

Construction crews are busy on another planned student housing complex in downtown Binghamton.

The University Lofts project has been in the works for years in the former Midtown Mall property at Court and Chenango streets

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