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In the latest Business Report, Randy Gorbman finds a new fitness business that's starting up with a focus towards people that have felt shunned by other gyms.

Kodak is re-introducing industrial x-ray flim, and Conduent is getting new leadership.

In the latest WXXI Business Report - after Frontier announced they'll close their Henrietta call center in July, Henrietta Town Supervisor Steve Schultz says there is the potential for 1,000 jobs to come to town - likely call center-type operations. 

Also, there's change coming to the leadershp at The Bonadio Group, and news that Constellation Brands has bought a majority stake in a Tennessee whiskey maker.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, we talk about:

-The latest job growth numbers from the NYS Labor Dept.

-A move in the Cannabis industry that could also impact a deal with Constellation Brands

-Renovations at some Tops supermarkets

In this latest WXXI Business Report, New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand push to get the Laser Lab at the University of Rochester more funding.  Plus, Harris Corporation sells off one of its businesses to an Israeli company, and some of the iconic Genesee Brewery products will be getting a makeover.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, there are reports that a number of Friendly’s restaurants either have closed or may be closing in the Rochester area and around the northeast.

Plus, the chief executive at Constellation Brands says that their investment the Canadian cannabis company, Canopy Growth, is moving along as expected, and sales are increasing.

Plus, be ready to pay sales tax on your online shopping purchases.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, find out what an economist and an executive with JPMorgan Chase think about the prospects for the national and the regional economy this year. Plus, some senior living facilites in the region are getting a new owner.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, the new employment numbers point to job growth here and statewide.  Rochester's own Monro is expanding into California, and learn how you can use a beer can from a local craft brewery company to develop Super 8 film.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, companies may be more optimistic to add staff this year - we'll tell you what a new survey from Manpower reveals.

Plus, is Xerox selling off its customer financing business? Reuters says they're exploring the option, so what does that mean for the company? Then, how is New York state helping manufacturing companies protect themsevles from cyber risks?

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new Paychex report shows that nationwide, small business job growth is flat, but wages are rising.

Sad news as Hart's Local Grocers, the only grocery store in downtown Rochester, announced it's closing later this month. 

A report from the New York state comptroller shows that mortgage foreclosure filings are falling in the Finger Lakes and across much of the state.

And, a large donation from a Webster company will help with the construction of a playground to provide fun for children of all abilities.

We start off the latest business report with sad news, the sudden passing of Arbor Hill Winery owner John Brahm III. Then, some good news in Genesee County as a dairy plant will see a new life, and what's next for Gro-Moore Farms in Henrietta?

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