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Gains, Losses in Job Figures

The latest employment figures show that the Binghamton/Tioga County area added 900 private sector jobs between this August and August of last year.

But, that was offset by a big loss in government jobs.

Over the same period, 1,300 jobs in the government sector vanished.

In the private sector, there were gains in service, hospitality, leisure, mining, and construction.

Losses included manufacturing, electronics, and computer-related industries.

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