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In the latest WXXI Business Report, Xerox is still pursuing HP, and is now increasing its acquisition offer for the company. Plus, a new report from Paychex shows continued wage growth among small businesses, and Kodak had a strong presence at Sunday's Oscars.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Kodak will continue providng film to the major Hollywood studios, find out how important that relationsihp is to the comapny. 

Plus, even though there was job growth over the last year in Rochester, the latest monthly unemployment rate went up slightly. Also, get details on Bausch + Lomb teaming up with a non-profit organization to raise awareness about age-related macular degeneration.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman has the latest data from the New York state Labor Department, and there's good news - a record amount of job growth in December for the Rochester metro area.

Plus, a new report from the realty firm CBRE shows declining vacancy rates in the Rochester area for commercial space which points to companies looking to expand; and a security company expands through an acquisition.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman has details on the money Constellation Brands is spending to market its new hard seltzer product.

How do we keep more skilled employees in Rochester? A local coalition of economic development agencies is looking for ways to do that.

Plus, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gets a big donation to help promote medical missions and other activities for students.

In the latest WXXI Buiness Report, just ahead of his State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave some details on three high-tech companies in Rochester that will add a total of more than 700 jobs.

Plus, Xerox says it has secured financing needed to help it acquire HP but HP management is still resisting the takeover bid; and details about new life for former Peebles stores in the region.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, we hear about:

--Possible next steps in Xerox’s attempt to acquire HP.

--Bank of America opens a new financial center in downtown Rochester, and it uses virtual technology to provide service to customers.

WXXI's Randy Gorbman recaps the biggest business stories of the year, from Wegmans, to Greenlight Networks, to a merger between two Rochester media companies.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new national survey ranks the Rochester real estate market pretty high, but a local realtor says there are still some big challenges.

Plus, investor Carl Icahn is facing a legal challenge over a proposal about a possible acquisition of HP by Xerox, plus Wegmans expands its distribution capabilities in the southern U.S. 

In the latest WXXI Business Report, wages are up nationwide so Randy Gorbman chats with Paychex's CEO to find out why, and get explanation on why the job market is tight. 

Plus, there's change coming to the executive ranks at Constellation Brands, as their Chief Financial Officer moves over to become CEO at Canopy Growth, the Canadian cannabis company.

Where are you doing your holiday shopping? Are online sales really dominating the brick and mortar sales this holiday season?

In the latest WXXI Business Report, details on all the incentives for three opportunity zones that the City of Rochester is promoting in order to attract development.

We're looking ahead to plans in Rochester’s East End with City Grill closing (at least for now) and a new hotel going up, and the Genesee Brewery's Keg Tree is back!

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