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Genesee Brewery adding more than 50 jobs

The Genesee Brewery is adding jobs. The company that owns Genesee, FIFCO USA, says the Rochester operation will add more than 50 new union and...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:12am
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Connections: How small business owners are adapting to recent pandemic challenges

COVID-19 transmission is up across the country and hospitalizations for people suffering from the virus are at an all-time high. Could we see a second...
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Mon, 11/16/2020 - 9:48am
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The state of Rochester's economy during COVID-19

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation has regularly been holding annual meetings on the state of the local economy, but this year’s...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 6:25am
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Downtown Rochester activity continues to be impacted by COVID-19

The downtown hotel business in Rochester continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this week we heard about the Hyatt Regency hotel...
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Tue, 10/06/2020 - 3:34pm
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NY jobless to get $300 per week boost until funding dries up

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) As many as 2 million unemployed New Yorkers will start receiving their share of an extra $300-a-week assistance boost next week from a...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:18am
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Connections: The impact of the loss of the summer job

Summer jobs are not what they used to be . Statistics show that far fewer teenagers are working summer jobs. There's a ripple effect on the economy and...
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Thu, 08/27/2020 - 10:20am
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Connections: Examining immigration and tourism issues caused by closing U.S. land borders

On Monday, the New York Times reported on a new immigration rule proposed by the Trump administration: the President is considering allowing border...
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:13am
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Connections: Debating the extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits

The extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits received by millions of Americans is set to expire on July 31. In a survey by FiveThirtyEight,...
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Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:39am
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WATCH: Live Forum - Restarting the economy

It's our live forum on restarting the economy during a pandemic. Industry leaders and local business owners to answer your questions about the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:11pm
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Business Report: Economic recovery could be a while

In the latest WXXI Business Report, it looks like the economic downturn could last a bit. A Cornell University economics professor says that it may take...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 6:41am
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