Xerox says a number of employees including some in Webster were notified Thursday that they are being laid off.

The company says the notices went out to some employees in Webster, Canada and throughout the U.S.

No specific numbers were released, but the layoffs in New York State were below threshold levels required by the labor department when those numbers must be reported.

More than 200 people who live near the High Acres Landfill are suing the owner of that facility, Waste Management because of  what they say are ongoing noise and odor problems.

That landfill straddles parts of both Perinton and Macedon, and a neighborhood group called, Fresh Air for the Eastside, along with the 215 or so people filing the suit, want Waste Management to close two sections of the landfill that the residents feel are part of the problem.

Constellation Brands is upping its investment into Canada’s top cannabis producer in a big way. The   

Victor-based company announced on Wednesday that it will invest another $4 billion in Canopy Growth Corporation.

The deal follows the initial investment Constellation made last year when it acquired about a 10% stake in Canopy. Now, Constellation will own 38% of the company.

As part of the proposed deal, Constellation will nominate four directors to Canopy Growth’s 7-member board.

Greenlight Networks is expanding on the west side of Monroe County, adding Greece to the areas it services.

Greenlight is currently taking orders for the town's 50 new Greenlight districts, and President and CEO Mark Murphy says they’ve already seen tremendous activity on their site since the announcement was made.

For people who make too much money to qualify for health insurance subsidies on the individual market, there may be no Goldilocks moment when shopping for a plan. No choice is just right.

A policy with an affordable premium may come with a deductible that's too high. If the copayments for physician visits are reasonable, the plan may not include their preferred doctors.

These consumers need better options, and in early August federal officials offered a strategy to help bring down costs for them.

Some Vermont dairy workers say their wages and living conditions have improved, thanks to an agreement reached last year between the workers and Ben & Jerry's, a division of global consumer products company Unilever.

Times are tough on dairy farms around the country, with milk prices declining for the fourth year in a row. But 72 farms that supply Ben & Jerry's earn a little more by agreeing to follow labor and housing standards.

Luticha Doucette always knew she wanted to be a scientist, even if no one else thought she could do it.

"I was very much discouraged from going into the sciences. People would be like, 'Well, don’t you want to be a teacher?' And I would be like, yeah, teachers are great, but that’s not what my heart was in."

Eastman Kodak says that it plans to sell  to sell its Flexographic Packaging Division.

That division is involved in a form of printing which uses flexible plates to print on a wide variety of packaging materials.

CEO Jeff Clarke says this is a great opportunity to get value for shareholders since there has been strong interest in the division. He says the Flexographic unit has performed exceptionally well, but he says by selling the unit, it will help allow Kodak to focus on growth areas.

The chicken business has been very, very good to Donnie Smith, the former chief executive of Tyson Foods. Now Smith, 58, wants to share his wealth — and his fervent belief in the power of chickens — with subsistence farmers in Musanze, a poverty-stricken district of Rwanda.

NEW YORK (AP, NPR & WXXI News) - Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. 

The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday. 

The indictment charges Collins and two others, including the congressman's son, with conspiracy, wire fraud, and other counts. 

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