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Randy Gorbman reports on JCPenney's and Macy's announcement that they'll be closing stores and whether any Rochester-area stores will be shutting their doors. Then, a profile of Sarah Knight from Roc Girl Gang and how her site is highlighting women entrepreneurs.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes. 

The del Lago Resort & Casino had a “topping out” ceremony today, where the last steel beam was placed on the 40,000-square-foot entertainment complex. The ceremony represented that the Tyre, Seneca County, resort was nearly halfway complete and is eyeing its planned February opening.

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo broke her silence Monday about the  sudden investigation of the I-Square project by COMIDA, the County of Monroe Industrial Agency just over a week ago on a Sunday evening.

The investigation took place days after Monroe County GOP Chairman Bill Reilich stated the project was struggling financially while making comments about departing Irondequoit Supervisor, and now County Clerk, Adam Bello.

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To our Innovation Trail readers:

All of us at Innovation Trail apologize for the technical difficulties we've experienced the past few days. If you tried to access InnovationTrail.org, you may have noticed it was down.

How ironic is it that the site reporting on upstate New York innovation and technology...forgot to renew its domain registration! And on our two-year anniversary no less!