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"I ♥ New York" gets a makeover

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With all kinds of tasty news bits, here’s your Morning Trail Mix:

The recession is just a memory in New York?

Kodak’s fortunes improve.

And: “I beach ball New York”?


The iconic “I ♥ New York” logo has been given a new marketing twist - and not everybody [hearts] it. (Glenn Blain, NY Daily News)

New York has regained nearly all the jobs lost during the recession, according to a new state report. (Aaron Scholder, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)

Kodak’s best month since filing for bankruptcy still saw the Rochester-based company lose more than $90 million. (Matthew Daneman, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)

More HSBC branches are being bought in western New York. But this time, it’s not First Niagara doing the buying. (Buffalo News)


The toll for a large truck trip from Albany to Buffalo on the Thruway will increase by 45 percent, or about $20. As expected, truckers are not happy. (Tom Precious, Buffalo News)

Buffalo-area developer Uniland owes HUD nearly a half million dollars for job creation promises not kept. (Stephen Watson, Buffalo News)


Renderings of a potential new bus and train station in Rochester have been unveiled. (Brian Sharp, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)

Wheels are finally turning on a long-anticipated public transportation project in Syracuse. (Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse Post-Standard)


Rochester is again hosting the training camp of the (playoff-bound, finally?) Buffalo Bills. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)

WBFO/Western New York reporter for the Innovation Trail.
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