9:00am

Thu September 13, 2012
Morning Trail Mix

Canandaigua Airport gets Federal money and 114 jobs are to go at Rochester/Buffalo Airports

Welcome to the Thursday "State Senate Primary Day" edition of the Trail Mix.

We've already posted Karen DeWitt's report on the new poll on levels of support for fracking.

Here's the link to the Quinnipiac University poll referred to.

Our new documentary and discussion on that topic stream from 12pm EST at http://interactive.wxxi.org/listen

NY Farm revenues could be in jeopardy.

A number of US states are looking at innovative ways to fund renewable energy projects.

Government

Voters seem a little confused about today's State Senate Primary (moved from the regular Tuesday slot due to the 9/11 anniversary) and Central state voters are no exception reports WRVO's Ellen Abbott.

Agriculture

Farm revenues in New York state could be jeopardized by further delaying extensions to federal farm programs according to the president of the New York Farm Bureau. (Gannett).

Energy

The International Career and Resource Fair in Buffalo hopes to bring immigrants and refugees new to the city in contact with employers reports WBFO's Eileen Buckley.

State finance entities are looking at innovative ways to finance the expansion of renewable energy according to this briefing from the Brookings Institution.

The court case alleging a conspiracy between the Adirondack Park Agency and the Adirondack Council against an Adirondack land-owner will be allowed to proceed reports Chris Knight of North Country Public Radio.

Business

The man overseeing R & D at the Xerox campus in Webster has resigned reports Matthew Daneman for the Democrat and Chronicle.

AP reports that Federal aviation officials are funding a 2,300 foot extension of the Canandaigua Airport to the tune of $7.1 million dollars.

114 jobs at the Buffalo Niagara and Rochester International airports are to go by year's end following a decision to close Regional Elite operations, a subsidiary of Delta Airlines reports the Democrat and Chronicle.