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McDonald’s offers larger educational plum to seek new hires (access required)

McDonald’s restaurant owners and Rochester City Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced on Thursday morning two new recruitment tools that may help the restaurants hire about 230 new employees this fall. McDonald’s is expanding its Archways to Opportunities program that supports ...

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Three local or soon-to-be local companies are finalists for Grow-NY competition (access required)

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Eighteen finalists, including three from the Rochester area, have been selected in the first round of the state’s Grow-NY food and agriculture innovation competition. Competitors must present their business plans for consideration in a competition to win a top prize ...

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Local institutions, companies receive innovation grants (access required)

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Several local colleges and universities will receive tens of thousands of dollars in state grants to support their innovation and collaboration with small- and medium-size manufacturers. A total of $417,165 is being awarded from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, FuzeHub ...

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Cornell study finds attitudes toward undocumented farmworkers have improved (access required)

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Attitudes toward undocumented farmworkers in New York have improved over the course of a decade, according to a survey and study conducted by the Community and Research Development Institute (CaRDI) at Cornell University. The researchers published the findings in a ...

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Big interest exhibited in Grow-NY agricultural business competition (access required)

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The inaugural Grow-NY agricultural business competition has attracted nearly 200 applications hoping to win start-up money to launch a venture in the Finger Lakes region. The applicants are competing to be among the 20 finalists who will have a chance ...

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