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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Job Market Recovery Is Slow

Binghamton’s job market is not rebounding at the pace analysts with the New York State Department of Labor in the area say they expected with some recovery being shown in the national economy.

Still, the unemployment rate from June 2015 to June 2015 decreased by a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

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NY Poised to Award Medical Marijuana Licenses

Representatives of a Syracuse company that has applied to open a medical marijuana production facility at a former grocery warehouse on Oakdale Road in Johnson City say they anticipate New York State's regulatory board could grant the available necessary licenses to applicants in the state, maybe before the weekend.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Intersection Job Almost Completed

Paving at a Binghamton intersection improvement project that began over a year ago has been finished.

Lane striping and crosswalk markings remain to be completed at Front and Clinton streets

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Tioga Downs photo

Tyre Wants No Casino Competitors

The owner of Tioga Downs, which has applied to New York State for a license to run a full-service casino, and Turning Stone Casino are protesting a request by a Finger Lakes Town Board for the state to establish a 90 mile buffer zone around the Lago Resort site in Tyre

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Photo provided by Jeff Kraham
Photo provided by Jeff Kraham

Cleanup Continues At Johnson City Collapse Site

Debris removal at the site of the garage collapse near UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City may be completed later this week.

Several vehicles, including a Toyota Highlander owned by former Broome County executive Jeff Kraham, were destroyed when the top level of the parking deck fell Thursday afternoon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Parking Ramp Repairs Continue

Days after the Johnson City parking deck collapse, crews are moving forward with efforts to keep Binghamton's Collier Street garage in service.

The work is continuing five weeks after Mayor Richard David announced the top two levels of the parking ramp had to be closed because deterioration was worse than previously believed

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky in $9B Deal

Lockheed Martin, Tioga County's biggest employer, has announced it intends to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion in cash.

Lockheed has competed for business with Sikorsky and worked with the Connecticut-based company on many military helicopter programs for years

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Susquehanna County Road Construction Update

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, “PennDOT”, says progress has been moving forward quickly on road projects in Susquehanna County.  PennDOT Susquehanna County Manger, Bob Thorne was on hand for a roadside news conference and said work is nearing completion on a 15 mile stretch of State Route 706

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

BU Winning Team Looks to Trim Runway Obstructions

A team of Binghamton University students has place first in a national competition with an automated system to address trees and other plants that create runway obstructions.

The team says aviation obstructions like buildings and towers are permanent and documented, but fast-growing plants are not

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