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The new Kodak

For all his success, George Eastman also faced repeated setbacks and knew the prospect of failure was always present.

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Auditing the comptroller

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issues a steady stream of audits that highlight lax practices at state agencies and local government offices. This week, he found himself at the other end of a critical audit by a state watchdog

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Europe and us

All politics may be local, but for business and the economy, global trends matter greatly--which is one very good reason to welcome this week's news that the eurozone's recession is finally over.

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START-UP costs

New York taxpayers should not be told what legislation such as START-UP NY is likely to cost only after it is enacted.

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Beyond the Big Three

It's hard to say exactly when Eastman Kodak Co., Bausch & Lomb Inc. and Xerox Corp. ceased to be Rochester's Big Three, but few would dispute this has occurred. This week that fact was underscored by news on each of these companies.

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Part-time recovery

The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression ended in June 2009, but it appears someone forgot to tell millions of Americans.

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The tourism factor

Tourism is a significant factor in the regional economy, and strategic efforts should be made to maximize its potential.

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A starting point

The ABO report is a useful starting point for a much-needed discussion about the operations of public authorities in this state.

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A deal that works

The  Eastman Business Park agreement might not have a catchy name, but with common sense on its side, it hardly needs one. 

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The case for optimism

Barring unexpected events, the recovery here and nationwide is likely to continue strengthening.

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Immigration’s economics

When the opportunity arises to do what's fair and what's good for the economy, it should not be wasted.

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Stuck without jobs

Some have called this a jobless recovery. At a glance the data seem to tell a different story, however.

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What now for B&L?

In the best-case scenario, Valeant with Bausch & Lomb will grow on a scale that neither firm could have achieved separately.

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Two New Yorks

New York would be better served if leaders had more faith in the idea of a state friendly to all businesses.

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Protecting their own

Ousting Mr. Silver as Assembly speaker would not transform the capital's culture; the problems are too deeply rooted. But consequences for misuse of his power would be a first step.

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