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More Xerox news, but this time it's about a new product...a production printing press, that was developed with the help of engineers in Webster.

Plus, a survey on entrepreneurship by Paychex shows growth among small business start-ups, and Genesee Brewery celebrates its 140th birthday with a number of events, including an association with the Rochester Red Wings

There are major developments in the battle for control of Xerox, as the company announced management changes and that it will pull out of a deal that would have seen Fuji acquiring Xerox.

Plus, two local spirits companies announce plans to expand; one of them in South Bristol will grow crops needed for its products and another will expand a tasting room in Fairport.

In the latest Business Report, we take a look at where Xerox stands in terms of management and is the possible deal with Fuji still on after a tumultuous week?

More jobs are coming to Genesee County, including several associated with a ‘biogas’ facility. Plus, Key Bank is providing a boost to a new effort by the Urban League of Rochester and the Ibero-American Action League.

In the latest Business Report, we have some local businesses that are adding jobs, including a company that helps small businesses buy insurance online. There's also a business on the move from the suburbs to downtown Rochester and another is expanding in Henrietta.

Plus, a new survey of M&T bank  business customers shows optimism that the business climate is improving, and Mott's workers in Wayne County have a new contract.

In this WXXI Business Report, we bid arrivederci to Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano at Eastview Mall. Plus, some good news for small business job growth, and Hillside Family of Agencies says goodbye to a longtime leader who is retiring. 

Unemployment numbers are up a bit in the Rochester Metro, but overall, the rate is still at a relatively low level.

There's exciting news at the Genesee Brewery as the modernization of the brewing operations is on track to be completed soon, plus Harris Corporation is looking to fill some engineering positions.

In this Business Report, you'll hear earnings news from Paychex, that came out Monday morning, plus job numbers are increasing in the Rochester metro region. And have you checked out the new brewery in Batavia, the first there in nearly a century. 

In this Business Report, the latest Paychex survey shows slow job growth nationwide job.

Also, Governor Cuomo wants to force large companies that re-sell goods -- like Amazon -- to collect sales tax. And he's got support from the Retail Council of New York State. 

Then a preview of Kodak's earning report, which is out later this week. 

In this Business Report, perhaps you remember in 2015 that a solar firm was going to bring about 1,000 jobs to Genesee County? Now they've decided, they're going to build their plant in a different country. 

Then we've got details about Paychex buying a Danish company and how the company is looking to expand into Western Europe. Then, we take a look back at the Rochester Auto Show, where SUVs and pickup trucks were the most popular vehicles.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a Washington think-tank paints a mixed picture of Rochester's economy, Rochester gets a decent ranking on the U.S. News and World Report 'best places to live' survey, and Monroe County has approved incentives for a few new projects that officials say will create several jobs.

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