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  • Developer plans a $15 million project to renovate a historic site in Clifton Springs.

  • The economy and demographics have Sheridan Bros. Moving on the move.

  • Technology and other factors have brought big changes to commercial building.

  • From Morocco, Joseph Squalli traveled far to become Rooney's Restaurant owner.

  • RocMusic director Alexander Pena rallies young music makers.

  • Challenges mount for area companies that do business in Russia.

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  • Xerox gets $1 million grant
    for Webster renovation

    Xerox Commercial Solutions has received a $1 million state grant toward a building renovation and purchase of machinery for a new customer support center in Webster.
  • Snap Poll: Most disapprove of immigration order
    The majority of this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents-nearly 60 percent-disapprove of President Barack Obama taking executive action on immigration, though nearly 70 percent favor establishing a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
  • ButaPub opens in South Wedge
    ButaPub—an American pub with Asian-inspired cuisine—opened Wednesday, adding roughly 20 jobs to the local economy.
  • Hospital donates facilities to Yates center
    Finger Lakes Health’s Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital has donated its facility to Yates Cultural and Recreational Resources.
  • Geva honors Philip Seymour Hoffman's legacy with scholarship
    Philip Seymour Hoffman often cited Geva Theatre Center in interviews, telling of his mother taking him to a production of “All My Sons” that sparked his interest in acting.
  • Unemployment down from year ago
    Rochester’s unemployment rate in October declined to 5.5 percent from 6.6 percent a year earlier, the Department of Labor reported Tuesday. That is the lowest October jobless rate since 2008.
  • IEC Electronics reports dip in sales
    IEC Electronics Corp. Tuesday reported a drop in fiscal fourth-quarter sales and a net loss.
  • Taylor gets contract to build Greece medical facility
    Taylor—the Builders, has been awarded the contract for construction of the Fresenius Medical Care outpatient dialysis facility on Long Pond Road in Greece.
  • Doyle Security acquires Honeoye security firm
    Doyle Security Systems Inc.—a provider of security, fire and safety systems—has acquired the accounts of Dakota Systems Inc., adding roughly 300 accounts to the company’s portfolio.
  • YMCA raises $2.26 million, exceeding goal
    The YMCA of Greater Rochester has exceeded its 2014 fundraising goal, taking in $2.26 million in an effort to provide services and financial assistance to youth and families across the area.
  • Inner Loop closure delayed till Dec. 2
    The scheduled closure of the Inner Loop Expressway between Monroe Avenue and East Main Street—which was slated to be closed to traffic beginning Wednesday—has been delayed until Dec. 2, city officials announced.
  • City seeks feedback on R-Centers
    The City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services is seeking community input on its R-Centers facilities, programs and services.

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