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U.S. wholesale prices climb

U.S. wholesale prices rose in October amid increases in food and natural gas prices, Labor Department officials said. The report presented a mixed picture of inflation. The Producer Price index —a key measure of inflation—rose 0.4 percent.

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Kodak to buy medical-imaging firm

Eastman Kodak Co. today agreed to acquire Lumisys Inc., a provider of desktop computer-based radiography systems and X-ray film digitizers. Kodak will pay $39 million in cash for the outstanding shares of the publicly traded Lumisys. As part of the ...

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Lamy takes CEO reins at Logisoft

Logisoft Corp. said today that Robert Lamy, its founder and president, will replace Dave Wilkerson as the company’s CEO. Wilkerson, who joined the company as CEO in June, is leaving the post to pursue other business interests, including a role ...

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Fleet earns national SBA honor

Fleet National Bank, a part of FleetBoston Financial, was named the No. 1 SBA lender in the nation by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Locally, Fleet ranks second after M&T Bank, the latest SBA figures show. Small-business banking is Fleet’s ...

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Geneva-based bank company gets OK for conversion

Geneva-based Finger Lakes Financial Corp. M.C.H. and Finger Lakes Financial Corp. are dissolving to form a new company called Finger Lakes Bancorp Inc. Finger Lakes Bancorp has received regulatory approval from the Office of Thrift Supervision to convert to a ...

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Fleet earns national SBA honor

Fleet National Bank, a part of FleetBoston Financial, was named the No. 1 SBA lender in the nation by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Locally, Fleet ranks second after M&T Bank, the latest SBA figures show. Small-business banking is Fleet’s ...

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Magazine honors Kodak products

Popular Science magazine today picked three Eastman Kodak Co. products among the best new products in 2000. Kodak Advantix Preview Camera, Kodak Personal Picture Maker 200 printer and Kodak Smart Picture Frame all won in the photography category. It marks ...

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Lamy takes CEO reins at Logisoft

Logisoft Corp. said today that Robert Lamy, its founder and president, will replace Dave Wilkerson as the company’s CEO. Wilkerson, who joined the company as CEO in June, is leaving the post to pursue other business interests, including a role ...

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Kodak to buy medical-imaging firm

Eastman Kodak Co. today agreed to acquire Lumisys Inc., a provider of desktop computer-based radiography systems and X-ray film digitizers. Kodak will pay $39 million in cash for the outstanding shares of the publicly traded Lumisys. As part of the ...

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Ex-Bill Haslett has Saints on the march

The New Orleans Saints have won five consecutive games, have a 6-3 record and are breathing down the collective neck of the St. Louis Rams. And the next thing you know, Ethiopia will become a world leader in agriculture, New ...

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British Telecom plans breakup

British Telecommunications PLC today said it would break up of the U.K. telecom giant, and scale back its global plans to unload a third of its huge debt burden. BT plans to float a 20 to 25 percent stake in ...

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Presidential election intrigue expands

Vice President Al Gore, still trailing in the battle to get Florida’s critical 25 electoral votes, plans to fight the results of Tuesday’s presidential election in the Sunshine State. Gore campaign officials today said it will mount a legal challenge ...

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Geneva-based bank company gets OK for conversion

Geneva-based Finger Lakes Financial Corp. M.C.H. and Finger Lakes Financial Corp. are dissolving to form a new company called Finger Lakes Bancorp Inc. The new firm has received regulatory approval from the Office of Thrift Supervision to convert to a ...

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