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Binghamton Senators to Show Off Arena Improvements

The Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Downtown Binghamton has undergone some major renovations during the summer, and the Binghamton Senators are eager to let fans see those improvements.

The work cost $2

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Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin Eliminates Jobs

There have been additional job cuts at the Press & Sun-Bulletin.

The newspaper, owned by Virginia-based Gannett Company, has drastically reduced its workforce over the past three decades.

In a statement in Wednesday's edition, president and publisher Sherman Bodner said all of those who were laid off were "valuable to our organization." H

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Washington Post: The Story Of IBM-Endicott

The tale of what's happened to Endicott in the three decades since IBM began to dismantle its operations at the company's birthplace is front page news in the nation's capital.

Tuesday's Washington Post recounts the story with the headline: "Company town's decline reflects new mantra: Shareholders first."

The

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Broome Fracking Rallies Held As Obama Visits

People on both sides of the fracking controversy gathered in Broome County to express their views as President Barack Obama brought his bus tour to the Binghamton area.

On the Binghamton University campus, hundreds of activists opposed to high-volume hydraulic fracturing held a rally under tight security

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Photo by Kathy Whyte/ WNBF

New Weight Restrictions for Pennsylvania Bridges

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking to ease the strain on and lengthen the lives of aging bridges around the state.

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch has authorized the addition or changes to weight restrictions on about 1,000 structurally deficient bridges state-wide

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Binghamton Rallies For And Against Fracking

President Obama is scheduled to be in Broome County Friday and those who support and oppose high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas are ready to rally.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has yet to decide on allowing fracking in New York state, is not expected to be with the president during his Binghamton University appearance

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President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union speech
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Binghamton Leaders Want to Talk Fracking With President Obama

Some Broome County political leaders, who will be attending President Barack Obama's appearance at Binghamton University, have their hot-button topic ready for the President.

Both supporters of natural gas drilling the in the region, like Broome County Executive Debra Preston, and opponents, like Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan, say they want to press their position on hydraulic fracture drilling to President Obama

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Endicott Interconnect Assets Go to Auction

A current shareholder of Endicott Interconnect Technologies will not be getting preferential treatment in the bidding for the Endicott company's assets.

During the bankruptcy proceedings in Utica, a federal judge opened the bidding process to more suitors after some issues with the case had been resolved

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New Student Housing Opens at Binghamton University

A new student housing facility on the Binghamton University campus is open, just in time for the start of the fall semester.

Officials have celebrated the opening of the new East Campus Housing Project that adds 900 beds to the Vestal campus housing stock

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New York Contractors Cited for Bad Business Practices

Over 200 contractors in New York state are included in a settlement with the state attorney general's office for not doing the work for which they had been hired.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says cases against 211 home improvement contractors have been settled with the companies paying fines and promising to end bad business practices

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