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In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman tells you about a local high tech company that had a part to play in the ‘lunar library’ that was recently launched into outer space. Plus, Monroe County has approved incentives for some local projects that will add jobs, and what two local electronics companies are merging?

In this week's WXXI Business Report:

-M & T Bank announces nearly $4 million in grants to support the construction of affordable housing in the Rochester area.

-Governor Cuomo says a company called Eko Stinger, which makes a product designed to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions on on tractor trailers has opened a facility in the Southern Tier.

-Constellation Brands gets ready for an investor presentation.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Xerox is outlining its strategy for the next few years. What will it consist of?

There's a new look for the iconic Genesee Cream Ale...don't worry, it's still green, see the photos below.  Plus, who will make the Rochester Top 100?

In the latest WXXI Business Report:

-The annual report on the commercial real estate market in Rochester is out from the global firm CBRE.

-Some leadership changes at Kodak.

-A familiar name takes over management at the Roc Dome Arena in Henrietta.

In the latest WXXI Business Report:

-A regional economist talks about the outlook for the Rochester area in 2019

-There’s a business competition in Livingston County in an effort to help entrepreneurs locate in the county’s villages

-A Super Bowl connection for a local architecture and engineering firm

The Photonics for Quantum Workshop is coming to RIT later on this week, and we give you a preview of what will be happening at the conference.

MCC is touting success, a new study by the college says students who get degrees or certificates in certain kinds of technical careers are doing quite well salary-wise five years after graduation.

Plus, RG&E and NYSEG are working on pilot projects involving energy storage.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Kodak goes retro at the latest Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Find out about some instant print cameras that could be coming to market. 

Reports of a bid for Gannett, the parent company of the Democrat & Chronicle, by a company owned by a hedge fund raises some concerns on social media. What could be the future of the D&C?

Plus, there's one less Mazda dealership in Rochester.

In the latest Business Report, Windstream is selling off a portion of Earthlink, a telecom company that also has some local offices. What may happen to the employees there?

A new report from Paychex shows last year saw a trend - a slight slowdown in job growth with a modest increase in wages nationwide.

Plus, how are tariffs affecting certain businesses in the northeast and other parts of the country?

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a look at the latest numbers on local unemployment and there's some good news!

Also, what's new with the local photonics operation on Lake Avenue and find out how New York State is trying to encourage you to buy an electric vehicle. 

In the latest WXXI Business Report, there's a new fiber optic network provider headed to Western New York with a focus on commercial customers. 

Question: do you know what products are made by LiDestri? The company is launching a new marketing campaign to help Rochesterians learn how many different types of products the local company makes.  

And more good news for Wegmans, they get a high ranking in a 'Best Workplaces for Women' survey.

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