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Eastman Kodak stock opened higher Monday just days after the company denied reports that it is considering bankruptcy as a possible option amid its financial worries as reported by Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, analysis of the impact of Governor Cuomo's announcement that $4.4 billion will be invested in high technology computer chip development in New York state.

WXXI's Innovation Trail explores how Rochester is preparing to meet its future energy challenges.

Governor Cuomo says $4.4 billion dollars will be invested in high tech chip fabrication plants across upstate New York, and he predicts it will bring nearly 7000 jobs.

Regional school officials are calling on New York lawmakers to change the state's formula for doling out funding to rural school districts.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Matt Richmond looks at the efforts of a group called Gas Free Seneca, which is mobilizing to block a plan to store liquefied propane in old salt mines near Seneca Lake.

Eastman Kodak's shares dropped to the lowest point of the year Monday as investors reacted to the company's decision to borrow $160 million against its credit line.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Matt Richmond explains what's behind another lawsuit against a town ban on natural gas drilling in Central New York.

Scientific evidence shows that children not only have a stronger preference for sugar than adults, but that sweet-tooth may be hardwired from day one.

Illinois officials hope serving the invasive species on a plate is the creative solution to two big problems: controlling the plankton-gobbling carp from entering the Great Lakes and record numbers of people facing hunger.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the move comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo has faced growing criticism in news articles and on editorial pages about a perceived lack of transparency.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an interview with Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler about a new sustainability education partnership with former President Bill Clinton's Global Initiative.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down nearly 400 points Thursday on concerns about a weak glodal economy and fears of another potential recession.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison says an anonymous philanthropist has given the University at Buffalo its largest donation ever: $40 million to the UB medical school.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on the findings of the latest Quinnipiac Poll that shows support for controversial natural gas drilling isn't as strong upstate in areas where the drilling would take place.