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In the latest WXXI Business Report, Kodak’s proposed move into pharmaceuticals is facing challenges after concerns raised by the federal agency granting the loan.

A top Paychex official looks at its latest index on small business job growth which shows flare-ups of COVID-19 impacted July statistics. Plus, there's new leadership headed for Monro, Inc., after the current CEO announced he's leaving for another position.

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Monro, Inc., the provider of undercar repair and tire services based in Rochester, is looking for a new chief executive.

The company announced on Thursday that Brett Ponton, who joined the company three years ago, has resigned as president and CEO, effective August 19, to pursue another opportunity.

Also on Thursday, ServiceMaster, the provider of services to the termite, pest control, cleaning and restoration markets, announced that Ponton will be its new CEO

A survey from Paychex did shows nearly two-thirds of business owners feel that the worst impact on their operations from the coronavirus pandemic is behind them. 

Plus, details on how Wegmans will change the way it opens new stores because of the pandemic; and why Monro Auto Service and Tire Centers will shutter more then 30 stores across the country.