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Fracking protests at Pa. inauguration, and Cuomo cagey on layoffs

  • Anti-fracking advocates protested the swearing in of new Pa. governor Tom Corbett today (via the Patriot-News and full disclosure, it's written by my best friend's mom).
  • Syracuse University's South Side Innovation Center business incubator has picked up $85,000 from Chase bank (via Inside SU).
  • The New York Times Wheels blog takes a look at the Tata Nano exhibit at Cornell (we did too – check out Emma Jacobs’ video with interviews of the “unpackers”).
  • RIT is co-hosting a two-day summit about "remanufacturing policy" in D.C. on Monday and Tuesday of next week (via PR Newswire).
  • Growing your declining post-industrial city by attracting immigrants (via RustWire).
  • Cuomo is being cagey about exactly how many state layoffs are coming (via WNED).
  • The head of Syracuse's economic development agency says he's expecting job growth in 2011 (via Central New York Business Journal).
  • Changing Gears (a Ohio-Michigan-Illinois collaboration, sort of like the Innovation Trail) pulled together this great interactive timeline about employment and industry, going back to 1879.
  • And in other pubmedia news: missed the conversation about the future of public broadcasting on the Diane Rehm show this morning?  Listen here.

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