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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!

In the latest WXXI Business Report, more on Xerox's attempt to buy HP, as HP’s reiterates their rejection of Xerox's bid.

A new survey by Unshackle Upstate shows a number of small business owners are worried about increased regulation in New York state; and a Buffalo-based West Herr Auto Group makes another acquisition in Rochester.

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.

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