7:35am

Fri August 17, 2012
Morning Trail Mix

Albany summit could lead to changes to dairy regulation and Binghamton plans high-tech job incubator

Welcome to the Thursday Trail Mix

Fracking in the Southern Tier would provide a boost to railroad operators.

The Yogurt Summit looks at amending legislation to simplify the herd expansion process.

A Rochester-based solar operation is granted some useful government patents.

100 jobs to go with closure of Ontario County circuit board producer.

Dimock residents head towards a settlement on their well water.

Binghamton proposes a $20 million high-tech job incubator for downtown.

The smallest room in the house gets the high-tech treatment.

Government

Karen DeWitt ferments all the ingredients of yesterday's yogurt summit for WXXI News.

And Bloomberg reports on how the Governor is spinning the event.

The concept and initial design of a new high-tech job incubator for downtown Binghamton was presented yesterday and newschannel34 has more details.

Business

Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad are banking on a green light for fracking reports the Wellsville Daily.

Printed circuit board manufacturer Badger Technologies to close with loss of 100 jobs reports the D and C.

Energy

Natcore Technology licenses some significant patents involving 'black silicon' reports Sean Lahman for the Democrat and Chronicle and it could be a game changer for solar.

In Dimock, Pennsylvania residents who believe their well water was polluted by gas drillers are nearing a settlement reports AP.

Technology

The toilet gets a makeover thanks to a Gates Foundation competition reports AP.

Bits and Pieces

Upstate is getting older, but is better educated says a new report from the Empire Center for Public Policy