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Harris Interactive, Wall St. Journal ally

Harris Interactive Inc. today signed an agreement with the Wall Street Journal to jointly develop Internet-based research such as new tracking polls on consumer behavior and business trends. The market research firm will handle data collection and analysis for publication ...

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Choice One beats estimates

Choice One Communications Inc. today beat Street estimates for the third quarter. The competitive local exchange carrier reported a loss of $1.50 a share. According to First Call Corp., the consensus estimate of analysts was $1.52. Choice One stock (NASDAQ: ...

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Prudential to end institutional bond trading

Prudential Securities today said today that, effective immediately, it is shutting down its institutional bond trading, a change that will leave more than 400 people without jobs. The company plans to switch its focus to retail bond accounts, Reuters reported.

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Genencor commercializes enzyme

Genencor International Inc. has commercialized its first high-performance enzyme offering skin-care benefits to consumers. The protease, developed for Procter & Gamble Co., is used in premium liquid dish detergent, and delivers skin-softening benefits. P&G’s product, Dawn Special Care, was introduced ...

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Boston airport terminal evacuated

After a security guard spotted a handgun in a passenger’s carry-on bag, officials at Logan International Airport in Boston evacuated more than 600 people from an American Airlines terminal and flights, the AP reported. A Texas man carrying two unusable ...

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Kodak to buy Illinois firm’s imaging unit

Eastman Kodak Co. today agreed to acquire the worldwide imaging business of an Illinois-based firm for $150 million. Kodak’s Document Imaging division signed an agreement to purchase Bell & Howell Co.’s worldwide imaging business. The deal includes the purchase of ...

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Choice One beats estimates

Choice One Communications Inc. today beat Street estimates for the third quarter. The competitive local exchange carrier reported a loss of $1.50 a share. According to First Call Corp., the consensus estimate of analysts was $1.52. Choice One stock was ...

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Kodak to buy Illinois firm’s imaging unit

Eastman Kodak Co. today agreed to acquire the worldwide imaging business of an Illinois-based firm for $150 million. Kodak’s Document Imaging division signed an agreement to purchase Bell & Howell Co.’s worldwide imaging business. The deal includes the purchase of ...

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Arena football to debut in Rochester

Arena football is coming to Rochester. Beginning in 2001, the team will compete at the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial against 15 teams from across the country in the second season of Arenafootball2. Arenafootball2 is the minor ...

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Arena football to debut in Rochester

Arena football is coming to Rochester. Beginning in 2001, the team will compete at the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial against 15 teams from across the country in the second season of Arenafootball2. Arenafootball2 is the minor ...

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Verizon profits flat in third quarter

Verizon Communications Inc., the national communications provider formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp., today reported third-quarter adjusted income of $2 billion, or 73 cents a share, compared with $2 billion, or 72 cents per share, ...

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Harris Interactive, Wall St. Journal ally

Harris Interactive Inc. today signed an agreement with the Wall Street Journal to jointly develop Internet-based research such as new tracking polls on consumer behavior and business trends. The market research firm will handle data collection and analysis for publication ...

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The Black and Silver rise again

In case you haven’t noticed, the National Football League has become much more interesting in the first two months of the season. And it has nothing to do with Kurt Warner and the St. Louis Rams video-arcade offense or Daunte ...

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Growing biotech needs team effort,RIT study reports

It will take a combination of research ideas, academic programs and efforts by industry and government before Rochester can call itself a hotbed of biotechnology, a new study shows. Rochester Institute of Technology on Thursday disclosed results of its biotech ...

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Young telecom ventures to run Street’s gauntlet

Two of the area’s hot young telecommunications firms face the Street next week after a month of trading at near-record lows and battling through an industry meltdown. A third local telecom firm continues to edge toward an initial public offering ...

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