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Welcome to the Innovation Trail's Friday Trail Mix. 

Not much fodder in the VP debate.

Some attempt to interrogate the GOP characterization of the "90 billion dollars in green pork", a reference to the underperforming green jobs stimulus package.

And Congressman Ryan did refer to U.S. energy independence by the end of the decade. Good Morning.

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Good morning and good Thursday. Here's your Trail Mix to start the day.

One politician is still preaching against the tax breaks for the Destiny USA mall.

The Assembly takes up proposed Thruway toll hikes.

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Good Morning! Here's your pre- Labor Day Trail Mix:

If you're hitting the road this holiday weekend, expect higher gas prices.

Was Mitt Romney overshadowed by an empty chair at the RNC?

Plus, where does New York state's best tasting water come from?


Mitt Romney gave his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention last night in Tampa, vowing to defeat President Obama and turn the economy around (Jeff Zeleny, New York Times).

But many commentators say Romney was somewhat overshadowed by Clint Eastwood's speech, which has been described as bizarre, rambling, and weird

In case you missed it, here is Eastwood talking to an empty chair with an imaginary President Obama:

Muller Group and Mintel Group Ltd.

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.

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Good morning. The weekend is nearing, but we march on with a Thursday Trail Mix.

A fiber optics company is staying in Albany, despite having suitors.

NASA's Mars rover is carrying a little piece of Rochester with it.

And: Elmira is getting back on its feet after last week's tornado.