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In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman touches on what issues business owners say are important to them for the upcoming election.

Good job news: a local sheet metal manufacturer is adding jobs. And, could Constellation Brands be looking to sell off some of its wine brands?

In this latest Business Report, we check the latest numbers from the state labor department, and it looks like job growth is strong in the region.

Also, what's in a name? The corporate parent of Genesee Brewery decides to change to FIFCO USA from North American Breweries, and St. John Fisher College launches an initiative aimed at supporting the needs of family businesses.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, we hear about the plans to create a ‘merger of equals’ between Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies.

Also, a new economic survey from M&T Bank shows a lot of mid-sized companies are optimistic about the U.S. economy over the next six months, but a lot of business owners are also having difficulty finding qualified applicants for job openings.

And Monro has expanded its collaboration with Amazon to provide tire installation services.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, there are strong job gains across the nation, but Paychex's CEO says wage increases still haven’t kept pace with job growth.

Also, a consumer sentiment survey says New Yorkers are feeling confident about the economy, and RIT gets a grant to preserve inkjet collections damaged by flooding.

In the latest Business Report, there's a mix of good and bad news on the job front...wages may finally be starting to rise, but the job market is getting tighter. 

Plus, hear why Alfred University is coming to Rochester to help emerging clean-energy companies. Plus, info on Spectrum's new mobile phone product.

In the latest Business Report, dive into a new Paychex survey that reveals wages across the nation aren't increasing that much. Plus, details on Conduent selling off one of its businesses, and a rail car manufacturer in the southern tier is getting a grant to help expand.

In this WXXI Business report, the latest jobs report shows strong private sector employment growth in June for the Rochester region. Will that trend continue?

Also, we update you on some mergers and get you prepared for the Xerox earnings call that's happening this week, the first for their new CEO. 

In this WXXI Business Report, some details about a Reuters report that quotes sources as saying Xerox is looking at the possibility of selling a leasing unit.

Plus, consumer confidence in New York state is going up, and some Wegmans employees have a new contract. 

In this week’s WXXI Business Report we hear about some surveys, including:

-An AARP survey which indicates Canandaigua is a great place to live and is a good value as well.

-A survey that puts Wegmans’ leader Colleen Wegman up among the top CEO’s.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman explains how a big state grant will help launch a new cybersecurity institute at RIT. Plus, how will the recent Luminate NY competition benefit the Rochester economy? And we discuss how Constellation Brands officials are keeping an eye on the potential growth for cannabis-infused products.

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