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Truckers in New York Being Ticketed if Decals Missing

New York State Police and the state Department of Taxation and Finance are enforcing a new requirement that took effect at the beginning of this year that requires stickers on certain trucks to show the operators have registered to pay the state highway user tax

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National Pipe Preparing Its West Endicott Home

Crews are working long hours as construction continues at the site of the new National Pipe and Plastics factory in the town of Union.

Site preparation began a few months ago and people who live in the West Endicott neighborhood say they continue to see and hear a lot of activity on the property south of Maple Street and west of Mills Avenue

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SUNY Broome Receives State Training Grant

SUNY Broome Community College will receive nearly $3 million in state funding for manufacturing training courses.

A consortium of schools that included SUNY Broome was awarded $15 million for an initiative to boost the Southern Tier economy

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYSEG Tree Trimming Angers Binghamton Residents

Some people who live on Binghamton's West Side are upset with tree pruning being done by a contractor hired by New York State Electric and Gas.

Crews working for Nelson Tree Service have been trimming trees along Riverside Drive and nearby streets

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Could a Yogurt Production By-Product Pollute New York Water?

Industry officials and agriculture experts are taking issue with recent reports concerning yogurt production, an industry that has taken off in several farming areas of New York, including Chenango County

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Broome Closes Binghamton Bus Station Diner

Broome County's failed experiment to run a restaurant at the downtown Binghamton bus station has ended.

The Twilight Diner, which opened in May 2012, has been closed. The eatery was described as a "1930s era diner

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Binghamton Area Roadwork Plans for Next Five Years Move Forward

The 2012 road construction season is in full swing, but there are big plans for the Greater Binghamton area for 2014 through 2018.

The Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study Planning Committee has given unanimous approval to the blueprint for improvements to area roads, bridges and transit systems using federal funding over the next few years

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Mixed Reaction in the Southern Tier to Tax Free NY

The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce is taking a cautious approach in its reaction to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plans to local tax free zone for start-up businesses on SUNY campuses.

In a statement from Chamber President and CEO, Lou Santoni, the group takes a wait and see position

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Photo by Kathy Whyte

Big Day For and Against Fracking

Opponents of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas put out a rallying cry a day before New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was scheduled to be at an invitation-only event on the Binghamton University Campus to promote his idea of creating tax free zones near SUNY campus for start-up companies

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Photo by Kathy Whyte

Counterfeit $20s in Cortland County

Cortland County Sheriff's officials say they have made several arrests concerning the passing of counterfeit $20 bills recently.

Officials say May 25, 37 year old Richard Small II of Cortland, 22 year old Bronson Marshall of McGraw and 23 year old Rhonda Ripley of Cortland were charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly trying to pass fake money at the Lil' Treat Shoppe on Route 11 in Cortlandville

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