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Binghamton Area Loses Hundreds Of Jobs

The Binghamton labor market lost another 300 jobs over the past year. That's according to the monthly employment report released by the state Department of Labor.

The number of nonfarm jobs in Broome and Tioga counties dropped by 0

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Broome To Receive More Flood Recovery Money

Broome County will be eligible for state funding to cover some storm recovery projects.

Governor Cuomo has announced assistance for several counties hit by flooding during the summer of 2013.

According to the governor's office, the state will pay the local share of the public assistance program overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency

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New York State Government Website Revamped

The official New York State government website has been redesigned.

The revised site - NY.gov - was launched today. It's said to be the first major redesign of the website in 15 years.

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Frances Libous Retiring From State Post

Frances Libous is planning to retire from her job as vice chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

According to the Times Union of Albany, the 62-year-old Libous has filed papers indicating she int

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Primary Election Day In New York State

Today is Primary Day in New York State. The polls in Broome and Tioga counties will be open from noon to 9 p.m.

Democrats will choose a candidate for governor. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a second four-year term, is facing two challengers: Law professor Zephyr Teachout and political activist Randy Credico

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Binghamton Last In Projected U.S. Economic Growth

The Binghamton region is receiving some less-than-flattering national attention in an economic growth forecast released by the United States Conference of Mayors.

The area comes in dead last out of 363 metro area economies ranked by projected growth over the n

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New York State In Telemarketing Restitution Deal

Residents of Binghamton, New York City and Long Island are among those expected to benefit from a government settlement with so-called "hard-tactic" telemarketers.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says an agreement has been reached with The Tax Club, Incorporated, which had an office in New York City

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Report: NYS More Dependent On Gambling Dollars

New York state government is collecting more gambling revenues than ever and is becoming more dependent on money from residents who like to take a chance. That's according to a report released by the state comptroller's office

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Johnson City Police Department Awarded State Grant

A Broome County law enforcement agency will receive nearly $21,000 in state funding to improve the supervision of people on probation and parole.

According to the state Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Johnson City Police Department has been awarded the grant

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Audit: NY Veterans Not Receiving Benefit Information

State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says New York veterans are not being properly informed of health benefits available to them.

DiNapoli says many vets are placed in the state's Medicaid program rather than in federal programs

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