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Lockheed May Work on New Presidential Helicopter Program

Hundreds of jobs could be more secure in the region with the announcement of $400,000 million in federal funding for Lockheed Martin.

The funding is for two contracts for a fleet of combat rescue and presidential helicopters to be developed by Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Student Housing Developer Seeks Tax Deal

 

The Broome County Industrial Development Agency still needs to get on board with a $45 million payment in lieu of taxes request from a local developer who wants to build more student housing in Vestal.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Jail Expansion Project Bid Waiver is Rejected

 

Broome County is taking more time to sign a contractor for an expansion of the county correctional facility. 

The County Executive's office had moved to waive the bid process and award the contract to LaBella Associates P.C. o

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Local Leaders Review the New York State Budget Proposal

 

Southern Tier leaders are going over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $137.2 billion budget proposal presented yesterday. 

State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton says one of the biggest issues he’s concerned about is the amount of state aid that is earmarked for Southern Tier schools.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Pharmacy School May Receive State Funding

The initial funding for a proposed Binghamton University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy will be included in Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget.

Senator Thomas Libous and University President Harvey Stenger say there's an agreement with the governor to set aside $10 million to start development of the new school

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Donald Trump Interviewed On Binghamton Now [AUDIO]

There's been plenty of talk about the possibility that Donald Trump may run as a Republican candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo this year.

Trump was interviewed Friday by WNBF Radio's Bob Joseph on Binghamton Now.  Click the play button

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Legislators Weigh in on Casino License Fray

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsAs the New York State Gaming Commission prepares to start accepting proposals for newly approved casinos in the state, the Broome County Legislature may vote soon on a proposal that would support a casino license designated for the Southern Tier to go to one of two proposals in Broome County, not to a neighboring Tioga County harness track and video slot operation

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ryan on Cuomo, Christie: “Both Bullies”

Former Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have something in common.

In the view of Ryan, who was mayor for eight years: "They're both bullies

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Astorino “Leaning Towards” Challenging Cuomo

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is getting closer to launching a bid for governor.

During an interview at WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now studio, the 46-year-old Republican said he's "leaning towards" running. He said he expe

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Broome County Students and Educators Rally for Education

 

Educators and students from The Binghamton City School District and Whitney Point count among the thousands who headed to Albany January 14 to push for more money from New York State for schools.

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