9:57am

Fri August 3, 2012
Morning Trail Mix

We all love yogurt as county-run nursing homes stare down the barrel

Good morning. Let's round out a busy week on the Innovation Trail with the Friday Mix.

Kodak stock up slightly following federal judge decision on two patents.

Governor Cuomo basically thinks that yogurt is awesome!

DOT announces $400,000 spend on Rochester downtown conversion project.

New York Association of Counties warns of impending crisis in County-run nursing homes.

The Economic Policy Institute a little more optimistic about the second half of 2012.

Business

Unemployment up .1% but 163,000 jobs added in July (USA Today).

Kodak stock values rose by 27.5% by close of business after bankruptcy court judge clears the way for sale of disputed patents (Will Astor at the Rochester Business Journal).

Governor Cuomo talks up yogurt production and announces industry conference at launch of new PepsiCo/Muller plant at Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park (WXXI News and Democrat and Chronicle).

The Destiny USA story lumbers along (Bob Neidt at The Post Standard).

And will its opening impact on other regional mall operations asks Tom Tobin at the Democrat and Chronicle?

Technology

And Kodak spinoff medical imaging company Carestream Health in strong position for the future according to Sean Lahman at the Democrat and Chronicle.

Sure its fun when kids and robots get together but summer fun can also point towards an enterprising future according to the robot geeks reported by Jeff Blackwell, Gannett.

Government

New York Association of Counties warns of impending crisis in County-run nursing homes (Karen DeWitt and WXXI).

DOT announces $400,000 spend on Rochester downtown conversion project. (City of Rochester).

Odds and Ends

In shocking news, it appears that Syracuse is a good place to find a drink. (Geoff Herbert at The Post-Standard)

Climate change is being felt by those delicious bi-valve mollusks knows as oysters. (Jessica Camille Aguirre at NPR)

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