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Carl Carballada has better luck selling money than selling his voucher proposals to the state Board of Regents. The CEO of First National Bank of Rochester got the thumbs down from fellow regents last week, who nixed his proposal to ...

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DT agrees to acquire Hansford

DT Industries Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hansford Manufacturing Corp., the company announced today. The acquisition is subject to bank approval and other steps, the company said. No financial terms were released. Hansford Manufacturing employs 237 at ...

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Pulleyn to join Business Council board Chris Pulleyn has been nominated to serve on the board of directors of the Business Council of New York State Inc. The chairman and CEO of Buck & Pulleyn is one of 10 business ...

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Battaglia gets St. Joseph’s Villa post

Daily Edition Roger Battaglia has been named president and CEO of St. Joseph’s Villa of Rochester, effective Sept. 30. Battaglia has been senior vice president of the non-profit agency since 1983. Before that, he spent a decade as a program ...

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Kodak’s George Fisher
on AT&T short list

Eastman Kodak Co. CEO George Fisher is on a short list candidates to replace AT&T Corp. chairman Robert Allen, a story in today’s Wall Street Journal reports. Not to worry, said Kodak spokesman James Blamphin. Fisher is on a lot ...

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Bausch & Lomb sells
oral-care unit to Conair

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has unloaded its sagging Oral-Care Division, the company announced today. The division had been on the block since January. Conair, a private manufacturer of kitchen and personal-care appliances and health and beauty products, is buying the ...

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Bausch & Lomb sells
oral-care unit to Conair

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has unloaded its sagging Oral-Care Division, the company announced today. The division had been on the block since January. Conair, a private manufacturer of kitchen and personal-care appliances and health and beauty products, is buying the ...

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Kodak’s George Fisher
on AT&T short list

Eastman Kodak Co. CEO George Fisher is on a short list candidates to replace AT&T Corp. chairman Robert Allen, a story in today’s Wall Street Journal reports. Not to worry, said Kodak spokesman James Blamphin. Fisher is on a lot ...

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Battaglia gets St. Joseph’s Villa post

Daily Edition Roger Battaglia has been named president and CEO of St. Joseph’s Villa of Rochester, effective Sept. 30. Battaglia has been senior vice president of the non-profit agency since 1983. Before that, he spent a decade as a program ...

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Web Sights

Whether you are starting out as a weekend disc jockey or have a thriving entertainment business, East Rochester-based Mobile Beat: The DJ Magazine is meant for you. Online at http://www.mobilebeat.com, it focuses on DJs or karaoke jammers as entrepreneurs. The ...

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Web Sights

Whether you are starting out as a weekend disc jockey or have a thriving entertainment business, East Rochester-based Mobile Beat: The DJ Magazine is meant for you. Online at http://www.mobilebeat.com, it focuses on DJs or karaoke jammers as entrepreneurs. The ...

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McManus resigns Monroe County seat Carol McManus today resigned her Monroe County Legislature seat to avoid conflict of interest with her recent appointment to the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. McManus has served as chairman of the Legislature’s planning ...

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PSC responds to utilities’ suit

A lawsuit filed Wednesday by Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. and seven other publicly owned utilities in New York is a “distraction,” says John O’Mara, state Public Service Commission chairman. The utilities objected to what RG&E called the PSC’s “vague” ...

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Xerox, Belgian company settle patent dispute

Belgium-based Xeikon N.V. and Xerox Corp. could enter an original-equipment-manufacturer agreement covering Xeikon’s digital-color-printing systems as a result of a lawsuit settlement announced today. Xeikon and Xerox have haggled over a patent dispute for some time, and Xerox has requested ...

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Hoffend presses investment claim

Honeoye Falls businessman Donald Hoffend Sr. has fired another salvo in his long-running battle to recoup more than $200,000 from a Rochester investment firm and a California company. Hoffend last week filed a new federal action claiming that the Acqua ...

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