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Poll: Most say Kodak is important to the local economy’s future

Roughly three-quarters of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say Eastman Kodak Co. is important to the future health of Rochester's economy. More than two-thirds, however, think it is not likely that an independent, Rochester-based Kodak will return to sustained growth and profitability.

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Large majority optimistic Bills are headed for NFL playoffs

The Buffalo Bills have not made it to the post-season since 1999, but more than 70 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say this is the year the drought ends.

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Poll: If not Paetec, plurality favors casino as focus at Midtown

By a ratio of more than 2-to-1, a plurality of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll picked a casino over any other possible anchor for redevelopment of Midtown Plaza, if Paetec Holding Corp.'s prospective new owner does not move the firm's local operations there.

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Obama plan to generate jobs gets low marks from majority

More than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll take a dim view of President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act, with a plurality saying it deserves a failing grade. At the same time, most favor certain key elements of the plan.

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Plurality gives nod to Perry as strongest GOP candidate

More than one-third of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll think Texas Gov. Rick Perry would be the strongest Republican candidate in a 2012 race against President Barack Obama.

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Most readers disapprove of debt-ceiling agreement

The U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to raise the government's debt ceiling and President Barack Obama signed the legislation later that day, but the majority of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are not pleased with the 11th-hour compromise agreement.

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Private firms most important in area economy, readers say

Though the Rochester area’s 25 biggest non-profit organizations now employ more people than the combined total of the area’s top 25 private firms and top 25 homegrown public companies, a majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say private companies are the most important part of the local economy.

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