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Split Opinion on the Tyre Casino Proposal, General Support for Broome & Tioga

Attendees to the last public hearing on the placement of full-service casinos in New York State say the most visible factions at the session in Ithaca were those for or against the proposal by Wilmorite Corporation for Lago Resort and Casino in Tyre, New York in Seneca County

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Pepsi Pulling Plug On Binghamton Warehouse

Pepsi Beverages Company will lay off 74 people when it closes its warehouse operation on Binghamton's East Side.

The Broad Avenue facility is scheduled to close by November 15.

Pepsi filed a notice announcing the job cuts with the New York State Department of Labor

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Police Enforcing School Speed Limits

Area police agencies are working to make sure motorists comply with posted speed limits in school zones.

Officers using radar are being used on streets around Broome County schools.

A Binghamton police officer was on a speed enforcement detail this afternoon near Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

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Suspect Named In Shooting Of Pennsylvania Troopers

Investigators say a 31-year-old man is suspected of shooting two Pennsylvania state troopers. One of those wounded, a corporal, died.

Police say warrants have been issued for Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis in Monroe County

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Crews Remove Old Endwell Bridge

Construction workers have taken down the deteriorated Hooper Road bridge in the town of Union.

Crews removed the four-decade-old bridge that carried traffic over East Main Street in Endwell

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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Cuomo, Hochul Prevail In Democratic Primary

Governor Andrew Cuomo has won the Democratic party nomination as he seeks a second, four-year term.

Cuomo received 62 percent of the vote in Tuesday's New York State primary. Fordham Law School professor Zephyr Teachout received 34 percent of the votes cast, while political activist Randy Credico received 3

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Libous Defeats Jones In GOP Senate Primary

State Senator Thomas Libous has won the Republican party nomination, defeating Tioga County businessman Denver Jones in a primary in the 52nd District.

Libous prevailed over Jones in Tuesday's GOP contest

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Riverbank Cleanup Planned

Organizers of an annual riverbank cleanup initiative our recruiting Broome County groups and individuals to participate in next month's project.

The Environmental Management Council will provide groups with supplies and make arrangements to have trash collected from cleanup sites

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Libous Doubts Astorino Can Beat Cuomo [AUDIO]

The Republican candidate for governor of New York isn't getting an endorsement from one of the GOP's Senate leaders.

Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton says he'll vote for Rob Astorino but expects Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo will win a second term

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