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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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LG&T Challenger photo

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Record Donation to CHOW From the Fall Binghamton Restaurant Week

A record amount of money is being contributed to the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse or CHOW in the Greater Binghamton area thanks to some hungry Southern Tier residents.

The organizers of September’s Binghamton Restaurant Week report $8,534 is being contributed to CHOW

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Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce

Southern Tier Business Leaders to Talk About Health Care and Other Issues

The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its 24th annual labor and employment law update.

The program is hosted in partnership with Hinman, Howard & Kattell law firm and provides an update for employers on the latest regulations regarding labor and employment law.

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Bob Joseph WNBF photo

Iberdrola Affilliate is Reigned in by New York Regulators

The parent company of New York State Electric and Gas is clear to reorganize following a critical audit of NYSEG and Rochester Gas and Electric by New York State last year.

The New York State Public Service Commission has approved the corporate reorganization plan proposed by Iberdrola which reigns in the use of the unregulated engineering and construction entities of the Spanish company to do work for NYSEG and RG&E.

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