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Get ready for a summer full of fracking debate
It's the first day of summer. Let's kick it off with a fresh batch of Trail Mix.
It could be a summer full of fracking debate.
Silicon Valley has a different take on failure.
And: Jobs numbers aren't looking too great.
NPR's All Things Considered took a good long look yesterday at entrepreneurship in the Silicon Valley and its unique viewpoint on failure.
Gannett Albany reporter Jon Campbell is warning us to be ready for a summer full of news conferences on hydrofracking.
That's because environmental groups are saying they'll oppose the governor's new gas drilling plan (Danny Hakim, New York Times).
Rochester has become the latest city to approve a largely symbolic ban on drilling (13 WHAM).
As the legislative session in Albany winds down, energy companies are making a last-minute push to have the state's ban on liquefied natural gas storage lifted (Jon Campbell, Gannett).
Two wind power companies are joining forces. The Buffalo News' David Robinson reports that could mean an expansion of wind power in the northeast.
Meanwhile, Cape Vincent is seeking input on new wind power restrictions (Jaegun Lee, Waterdown Daily Times).
Photo giant Kodak is suing computer giant Apple in an attempt to settle a patent dispute (David McLaughlin, Bloomberg News).
Kodak and professional photo labs are trying to navigate a digital future (Matthew Daneman, Democrat and Chronicle).
Unemployment grew in Chemung and Steuben Counties last month (G. Jeffrey Aaron, Star-Gazette).
The Democrat and Chronicle's Matthew Daneman reports unemployment woes are growing in the Rochester region.
And the jobless rate climbed in the Capital Region (Eric Anderson, Times-Union).
Binghamton's job sector is weak on manufacturing, but strong in services (Press & Sun-Bulletin).
Syracuse officials are looking into ways to get as much as they can out of the Destiny USA expansion debacle, but they're learning there isn't much to get back - except maybe some parking lots (Rick Moriarty, Post-Standard).
The mastermind behind a floating arts center in the Port of Oswego showed off his plans last night (Janet Rebeor-Dexter, Palladium Times).
The state comptroller stopped by WXXI's studios to talk about New York's financial outlook.
The Empire State Development Corporation has named a new director for the Capital Region, reports the Times-Union's Larry Rullison.
An economic workshop in the North Country aimed to prepare local officials to spur growth (Ted Booker, Watertown Daily-Times).
Odds and ends
Atlantic Cities took a look at Rochester's unique place in the Rust Belt revival.
The Emerald Ash Borer could put a bug in the recipe for a famous baseball bat maker (Brian Nearing, Times-Union).
Cornell's synchrotron has narrowly escaped the budget knife, thanks to Sen. Charles Schumer (Matt Richmond, Innovation Trail/WSKG).