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Welcome to a dose of mid-week Trail Mix.

Perry's Ice Cream is adding 30 jobs across the region.

How's your Location Specific Digital Fingerprint?

Shale Gas protestors are going to dress up like cows for their Albany protest today. 

The NY Farm Bureau says that farmers would have to add 180,000 bovines to the current levels to meet the expected demand for milk. 

Immigration and population growth is a big driver of job growth across the border as opposed to upstate.

The Champlain Hudson Power Express will result in net job losses for the state says the IBEW and a top economist predicts higher upstate energy prices from the same project.

Business

Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and the Southern Tier to see new positions at Perry's Ice Cream reports the RBJ.

Energy

Journalist Michael Grunwald talks to Grist.com and says that Obama's stimulus package was a big fat clean energy bill in disguise.

The CHPE is not all good news according to this editorial by the IBEW Local 97, Syracuse.

And a top economist at the state's Public Service Commission says that while the CHPE may result in lower prices in NYC, it might result in higher prices for energy upstate reports the Buffalo News.

More from the Business Review on the state's solar incentives.

Government

Glenn Coin and Marnie Eisenstadt from The Post-Standard background today's yogurt industry event in Albany.

Jon Campbell profiles the DEC's Joe Martens for Gannett.

Technology

With cybersecurity in the spotlight, this new development from a Pittsford inventor is well-time reports the Democrat and Chronicle.

Education

Educators prepare for new mandated evaluations reports WXXI's Helene Biandudi.

Employment

Kent Gardner from the Center for Governmental Research does an interesting comparison of job growth in Canada's Golden Horseshoe and links it to population growth and immigration patterns.