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Endicott Water Discolored After Huron Line Break

A broken major fire line on the Huron Campus resulted in discolored water for thousands of customers served by the Endicott Water Department.

Eugene Arthur, the chief operator with the department, says the trouble started around 3:45 Sunday afternoon when an alarm alerted employees to a big drop in water pressure

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Lawsuit Against Racehorse Retirement Fund Settled

A lawsuit filed by the New York Attorney General against one of the larges charitable organizations dedicated to caring for retired racehorses has been settled.

The board of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, TRF, had been charged with neglecting its duties, resulting in the mistreatment and neglect of many horses

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

BOCES Endicott Building Sale Approved

Broome-Tioga BOCES is clear to sell an old Endicott school property for $50,000.

Voting in the referendum was held November 19 at the BOCES headquarters at 435 Glenwood Road in the town of Dickinson

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Climate Change Expected to Make Southern Tier Flooding Worse

In the wake of devastating flooding in 2006 and 2011, extreme snow storms and even tornadoes, experts in the Twin Tiers don’t seem to have much encouraging news for the future.

Experts attending a disaster planning summit say, with climate changes, flooding could get even worse in the future

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Tioga Downs Publicity Photo
Tioga Downs Publicity Photo

Tioga Downs Expansion Plans Move Forward

The owner of Tioga Downs says he believes he has the strongest of three proposals for a Southern Tier casino offering table games, slots and several amenities.

Jeff Gural broke ground November 18 for an indoor parking garage at his Town of Nichols racino as the first part of expansion plans

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York Department of Transportation: Stay Off DOT Property

The New York State Department of Transportation is warning residents to stay off DOT property on Colesville Road, Colesville prior to the state auction of equipment November 20.

Officials say people who come onto the property before it is opened for the sale are trespassing and the movement of big equipment on the lot poses a serious safety concern

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Lockheed Martin in Owego Could Get Workers From Closed Sites

Some of the Lockheed Martin jobs being impacted by the closing and consolidation of facilities in Arizona, Ohio and Pennsylvania may find their way to the Southern Tier of New York.

Company officials have indicated that sites in Owego and Orlando, Florida are being eyed as facilities that could get transfers

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Traditions at the Glen Vies for New York Casino License

A third player is laying the cards on the table in a bid to land one of the newly approved licenses for a full, Las Vegas-style casino in the Southern Tier.

Before Proposition One, allowing for the expansion of legalized gambling in New York passed earlier this month, Tioga Downs racino owner, Jeff Gural, announced he planned to apply for the Southern Tier license and expand the existing Town of Nichols facility while Vista Hospitality Group, owned by two Binghamton brothers said they wanted to place a casino in an undisclosed location in the Greater Binghamton Area

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Landowners Plan Fracking Delay Lawsuit

Environmentalists opposed to hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York say a lawsuit being filed by a group of Southern Tier landowners over the delay in a decision about fracking is a publicity stunt

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Win McNamee/Getty Images

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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