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More commen sense needed at DEC

Company XYZ, which competes with Company ABC but is located at the opposite end of the state, was involved in a similar remediation project. This time, the DEC’s local office decided that an environmental monitor was not warranted, allowing the ...

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The end of the war

Some of President Bill Clinton’s advisers urged him not to normalize relations with Vietnam. Fortunately, it appears he listened instead to a Vietnam war hero and others who said the time has come to establish full diplomatic ties with our ...

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Manufacturers need energy-cost relief

Wrong. New York’s economic strength depends largely on the future of manufacturing. Because manufacturing has a multiplier effect–where one new employee at a facility leads on average to 1.4 additional jobs in the community–losing even one firm in New York ...

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Same old deal

At one point during the recent trade struggle between the United States and Japan, a negotiator reportedly fell through a chair. That incident could be the only thing setting apart this U.S.-Japan showdown and last-minute accord on autos from previous ...

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Coming out of the closet on spirituality

I, like many people in business, long have felt uncomfortable with the notion of spirituality at work. Though an active Catholic, I have never bucked the “separation of church and state” rhetoric and have silently assumed that business associates and ...

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Revolution
in Ontario

They used to call him the Archie Bunker of Ontario politics. Now, the tag is Newt of the North. And if Progressive Conservative Leader Mike Harris has his way, Canada’s largest province will experience change of Gingrichian proportions. Sworn in ...

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Arm-twisting Japan unlikely to pay off

The current trade conflict concerns lack of access to the Japanese auto-parts market. The U.S. government has threatened to impose a 100 percent punitive tariff on $5.9 billion worth of Japanese exports–encompassing 13 models of luxury cars–to America, effective June ...

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Going for growth

Everyone knows that the conventional photography business has seen its best days. Just don’t try telling Eastman Kodak Co. CEO George Fisher that. Joined in Rochester this week by Gov. George Pataki, Mr. Fisher announced that the photo giant will ...

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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: Envisioning a new generation at Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. (Rochester Business Journal 25 supplement, May 26, 1995) would be like Rush Limbaugh suddenly becoming a liberal. No way! The best use of propaganda was the Nazis’; the ...

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PCs, software and bundles of nerves

Do computers make you edgy? Does sitting down in front of a PC cause you headaches, heart palpitations and rivers of sweat? Relax. You’re not alone. Though computers are a fact of life for most of us these days–Americans bought ...

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After Adarand

After a string of recent setbacks, what affirmative action supporters needed was a win. They did not get it Monday. Instead, the U.S. Supreme Court handed minority-preference programs perhaps the most staggering blow to date. Affirmative action may not be ...

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