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Public money is often used to fund stadium upgrades. Elected officials say it builds up a local economy by attracting businesses, who want to set up nearby, and people, who spend their dollars in the city.

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As negotiations over New York’s budget drag on, groups across the state are clamoring for information so they can plan out the next year.  Those focused on worker’s compensation reform are used to the wait. 

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Earlier this month, New York’s Public Service Commission changed how solar energy is valued in the state. Ahead of the decision, some solar advocates were worried a change in regulations would make solar panels less attractive for homeowners and small businesses.

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The New York Public Service Commission could make a decision this week that would have a big impact on the state's solar industry. Advocates for small solar producers worry they’ll be left behind. 

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Several Republican members of Congress from around the country have lamented over “paid protesters” at town halls over the last month. Binghamton area Congresswoman Claudia Tenney cited “paid protestors” as a reason not to hold a town hall meeting. 

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The future of Elmira’s First Arena is in jeopardy. A proposed sale might not happen because of a disagreement between the Chemung County Industrial Development Agency and the City of Elmira. 

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ELMIRA (WSKG) - As Elmira plans out how to spend $10 million to revitalize its downtown, the city is looking for some life. There doesn't seem to be much in the area.

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