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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
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
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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Price Chopper Chops Size Of Paper Bags

Some shoppers at a major supermarket chain may be doing a double-take if they ask for paper bags these days.

Schenectady-based Price Chopper has reduced the size of the paper bags it uses in its stores

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Tioga County is Among Five Possible Casino Sites in New York

New York State Senate Republicans are proposing five casinos on non-Native American land that would have table games like black jack and roulette.  Currently non-tribal casinos are limited to video gaming terminals

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Tax Breaks For Businesses Tied to SUNY

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing the creation of tax free zones for start-up businesses that tie to State University of New York campuses outside of New York City. The proposal would provide full tax credits to the new businesses in the designated entrepreneurial zones

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Fire Destroys Delaware County Business

An early-morning blaze ripped through a business in Delaware County.

Authorities say the fire at the New and Old Curiosity Shoppe on Route 28 in the town of Middletown was reported at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chenango County Receives Grant For Rail Repairs

A federal grant will help pay for some repair work to railroad lines in Chenango County.

Congressman Richard Hanna says the Economic Development Administration will provide $4.7 million dollars to fix sections of the rail system damaged by flooding in 2006 and 2011

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Thieves Repeatedly Targeted Tioga Business

Thousands of dollars worth of scrap metal and truck parts were stolen over a period of several months from a Tioga County construction services business.

An owner of R.B. Robinson Contracting in Candor says as many as four people were believed to be involved in the ongoing thefts

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Binghamton Could Host A Future UFC Bout

The head of Ultimate Fighting Championship doesn't rule out the possibility that Binghamton could be the site of an event -- if New York state legalizes professonal mixed martial arts fights.

Lorenzo Fertitta says several UFC events would be scheduled in New York if legislation to permit MMA bouts is approved

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