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Daily Archives: August 2, 1996

U.S., Japan reach chip accord

Details are still sketchy, but officials from the United States and Japan say they have reached agreement regarding a semiconductor trade dispute between the two countries. Despite intense efforts, negotiators fell just short of meeting the July 31 deadline, the ...

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Stock market surge continues

Stocks jumped for the fourth session in a row today, a trend that economists believe will continue. S.P. Kothari, accounting professor at the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, agrees with other economists that a ...

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Monroe Title CEO exiting

Dennis O’Neill, president and CEO of Monroe Title Insurance Corp., is leaving the company to pursue other interests, it was announced today. Thomas Moonan, chairman of Monroe Title’s board of directors, will become replace O’Neill, the company said. O’Neill joined ...

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Eastway files papers
in bankruptcy court

Eastway Lincoln-Mercury Inc. has asked for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The Webster Ford dealership yesterday filed a petition in Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. Neither Eastway Lincoln-Mercury president Felix Sciallatta nor the firm’s bankruptcy ...

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RBJ Daily Edition 7-26-96

“I’m sorry,” I said after 2 1/2 minutes of uncontrollable laughter that left my face hurting, “but I thought you said something about going to the Bills training camp.” “I did, you dope!” he snapped, obviously irritated at my incredulous ...

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Calendar: Aug. 2-15

FRIDAY, AUG. 2 Rochester Professional Consultants’ Network Meeting–“Tech Group”–8 a.m.–Princess Restaurant–For more information call Steve Royal at 544-4578. MONDAY, AUG. 5 Mobil Chemical Co.’s University of OPP Flexible Packaging Course–Through Aug. 8 –Free–Call 800-334-7987 to register. International Coach Federation Coaching ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION A grass-roots foundation, the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley has a threefold mission: “to create and manage a permanent endowment fund to perpetuate grant making explicitly for women and girls; to lead ...

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Browse this for a primer on maximizing e-mail

It is cheap. It is fast. It is effective. “It” is e-mail. In this column, we look at software that helps your business take better advantage of e-mail service. E-mail is a computer- and network-based system that lets you send ...

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Learning to appreciate each moment

Q: What are some of the special strengths you bring to the job? A: Believing that anything is possible. Turning challenges into opportunities. Creating something out of nothing. Watching something grow. Knowing that the more you give, the more you ...

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The decency-act war

This newspaper does not use four-letter words to grab readers’ attention or make a dramatic point. There is no law that says these pages can’t be strewn with raw language; it’s just not our style. What would happen if we ...

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A.R. Arena Products Inc.

In 1988, General Electric Co. asked reusable-packaging specialist Anthony Arena to develop a plastic container for shipping liquid chemicals. He thought it was an interesting idea. Just how interesting is becoming clear now that Arena has developed the idea into ...

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Warren Hern:
Park Ridge Health System Inc.

When Warren Hern was a student at Greece Arcadia High School, he helped raise funds for new construction at Park Ridge Hospital. “I tell people if I knew back then what I know now, I would have worked a lot ...

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Save loads of money now to avoid regrets later

Are you saving enough? Studies indicate you’re probably not–or at least not as much as you used to. In fact, one of the most disturbing trends that economists have tracked over the past 25 years has been the steady decline ...

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Electronic payments save time, money, hassles

Suddenly, even though you vowed this never would happen again, the scramble is on. You find yourself running–for the checkbook, the stamps–only to discover you’re out of stamps (or worse yet, checks). And wait, the post office is now closed. ...

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Bond-rating game is more about performance than odds

“It is extremely important. In the financial world, there are few things more sacred than a bond rating. There are only 10 companies in the world that qualify for Aaa from Moody’s (Investors Service Inc.),” says Stephanie Webster, senior financial ...

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