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THE DEBRIEF: Local workforce, local businesses, and a lack of affordable housing (podcast)

It was a busy week in the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom this week, as the polar vortex provided more issues than simple ‘chill’. On the Friday, February 1st edition of The Debrief Podcast – Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA, and WAUB to discuss all of the headlines that made their way through the region.

Topics discussed included:

Red Jacket Orchards talks migrant employees, local workforce;
Stan’s restaurant announces abrupt closure citing financial strain;
The failed tractor-trailer ban on state roads;
A devastating fire, which highlights affordable housing needs in the Finger Lakes;
A new program announced between SUNY schools and Amazon; and
A number of resignations in Cayuga County.


Watch the program below, or listen to the podcast on iTunes, or the TuneIn App. Don’t forget to leave a review if you enjoy the program on iTunes. 


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