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Kodak, the 131-year-old photography pioneer, filed for bankruptcy on January 19th 2012.Eastman Kodak announced early this morning that filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy was “the right thing to do for the future” of the company.In a statement, Kodak CEO Antonio Perez said company leadership decided the move was “a necessary step.”Innovation Trail has followed the story over the course of 2012.

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The "Super control board" is still on the agenda.

Digital Rochester's Awards for Technology and Innovation are held tonight.

Oneida Ltd. puts its landmark building up for sale.

Government

Ellen Abbot at WRVO reports on the ongoing discussion around the idea of the "super control board" to oversee how local authorities manage their pocketbooks.

Here's a wrap of the Capital Region Economic Development Council's put together by Capitol Confidential.

Brian Mann from North Country Public Radio reports on this case by Protect the Adirondacks and the Sierra Club to sue the state over permits for a new development at Tupper Lake.

Business

Reuters has more on the ongoing restructure at Kodak.

Oneida Ltd. says it's still committed to doing business in the state although its flagship headquarters is on the market reports the Utica Reporter-Dispatch.

Technology

Matthew Daneman from the Democrat and Chronicle was at the Annual meeting of the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster along with the Innovation Trail and heard speakers talk about the findings of a new report on the potential for growth in the sector.

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The Innovation Trail will post more on this story later today.