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In the latest WXXI Business Report, we have the latest on HP rejecting a takeover offer from Xerox. Why did HP say no?

Plus, it's the end of an era for two longtime local businesses - Mario's in Penfield and The Red Barn in Pittsford, and the latest job numbers show some growth in our local job market. 

In the latest WXXI Business Report, you'll get the latest on the reported possible merger involving Xerox and HP - with one big question being raised - who would take over who?

Also, the City of Rochester gets a grant to come up with better data on obstacles some city residents face in trying to complete their education and get into the workforce, plus we look at Rochester's Top 100.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, there are plans for a huge, hydroponic greenhouse  that will grow baby leaf greens at the Eastman Business Park. Plus, groundbreaking and construction is starting for a new hotel in Rochester’s East End, and some jobs are opening up at both Wegmans and the U.S. Postal Service.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, with the new Brooklyn Wegmans opening up Sunday, we chat with a supermarket analyst about the opening. Plus, details on the efforts by Heritage Christian Services to promote a more diverse workforce, and a name change is coming for a popular sporting goods store.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a recap of the latest job growth numbers from the New York State Labor Deptartment (they look good!), and the latest Empire State Manufacturing Index (which is also good!). 

Plus, find out which long-time Wegmans Executives are leaving the company.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a recent conference focused on helping high-tech manufacturers become more competitive. Plus, there's a new chair of the board at Canopy Growth, the Canadian cannabis company partly owned by Constellation Brands. Then, we run down winners of this year's Ethie Awards. 

In the latest WXXI Business Report, small business owners feel pretty good about the future, according to a new survey from Paychex. 

Wegmans #100 opened up in Raleigh, NC on Sunday. It was the first store in North Carolina for Wegmans, which was greeted by lines of people waiting to get in. 

Plus, a cybersecurity and risk management consulting firm will be adding jobs at the Culver Road Armory.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, we hear about:

--The local impact of the just announced strike by the UAW against GM.

--Also, some positive news in a study about the risks of a housing downturn in Rochester if there is a recession.

--And leadership changes as part of a succession plan at LaBella Associates.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new survey of business leaders by the New York Federal Reserve shows continued expansion in the service sector. Plus, Kodak talks about a new Netflix series, Hyperdrive, which features fast cars running an obstacle course at the Eastman Business Park, and the University of Rochester gets a $1.5 million grant to work on quantum computing.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, RIT is getting a $150,000 grant to help come up with a plan that would accelerate quantum technology, which could then be used in developing faster computers.

Also, New York state announces new health insurance rates for next year, and some rate hikes were cut, while others will stay as the companies proposed. Plus, the U.S. Aerials Freestyle Championships are coming to Bristol Mountain next year.

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