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Merger May Bring No Big Changes To BGM Airport

The impending merger of US Airways and American Airlines means an iconic name at the Greater Binghamton Airport may soon vanish.

But the region's air travelers might notice no other significant short-term changes when they fly into or out of the town of Maine facility

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Federal Funding For Southern Tier High Tech Incubator Finalized

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York says federal funding for the Southern Tier High Technology Incubator in Binghamton has been finalized.

Schumer says the $2 million award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration was secured after the agency completed its review process

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Entertains Three Bids for Former Senior Center

Binghamton City Council has three bids on the table for the old Greenman Senior Center downtown.

The Pine Street property closed in 2011 after the environmental system broke down and the City found it was too expensive to replace

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Dozens of Lockheed Martin Layoffs are Announced in New York

Over five dozen Lockheed Martin employees at the Owego facility and dozens more in the Syracuse area will spend their last day on the job in a couple weeks.

The company warned several weeks ago that it would be cutting hundreds of jobs in Mission Systems and Training nation-wide

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Cuomo: Casino Plan Will Boost Southern Tier Economy

Governor Andrew Cuomo says voter approval of expanded casino gambling in New York State is "really great news."

A constitutional amendment to allow the creation of as many as seven full-scale casino operations passed on Tuesday

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Casino Gambling Passes in New York

New York State is going along with a majority of Broome County voters, approving the expansion of casino gambling in the state.

The rush is now on to submit bids to the state Gaming Commission for the licenses for the seven Las Vegas-style casinos, one of which is to be located in the Southern Tier

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Interconnect Technologies Lays Off Workers Under Restructuring

Several Endicott Interconnect Technologies workers, who were recently furloughed ,are now told to stay home permanently.

EIT has confirmed the layoffs as part of restructuring as Integrian Holdings LLC is in the process of buying the troubled electronics company out of bankruptcy

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WNBF News Photo/Roger Neel

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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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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