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Home Properties sells preferred stock

Home Properties of New York Inc. has completed the sale of $30 million of series E preferred stock through a private transaction with affiliates of Prudential Real Estate Investors and Teachers Insurance Annuity Association. Both invested in Home Properties’ series ...

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RG&E files to sell debt securities

Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. has filed a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to $400 million in debt securities. The subsidiary of RGS Energy Group Inc. plans to use the net proceeds for a ...

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Hundreds die in disco fire in China

A Christmas Day fire killed 309 revelers at a disco party in the Chinese city of Luoyang, Xinhua news agency said. Seven others were injured in one of China’s deadliest infernos in recent years.

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Kodak completes Lumisys acquisition

Eastman Kodak Co. Tuesday completed its $39 million acquisition of Lumisys Inc. The California-based Lumisys provides desktop computer-based radiography systems and X-ray film digitizers. As part of the deal, Kodak also will acquire the company’s subsidiary, AuntMinnie.com, a popular radiology ...

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UR forges dental-research partnership

University of Rochester has signed an exclusive agreement with American Dental Partners Inc. to collaborate on clinical research projects. The joint venture will combine UR’s research capabilities and the network of American Dental Partners’ affiliated dental groups. “This research affiliation ...

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Kodak completes Lumisys acquisition

Eastman Kodak Co. today completed its $39 million acquisition of Lumisys Inc. The California-based Lumisys provides desktop computer-based radiography systems and X-ray film digitizers. Kodak paid $4.05 a share in cash for the outstanding shares of the publicly traded Lumisys. ...

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Employee kills seven co-workers

A heavily armed employee opened fire in the offices of a software consulting company today, killing seven people. The gunman, identified as Michael McDermott, was armed with an AK-47 assault rifle, a shotgun and a pistol. He was taken into ...

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UR forges dental-research partnership

University of Rochester has signed an exclusive agreement with American Dental Partners Inc. to collaborate on clinical research projects. “This research affiliation with American Dental Partners helps us create one of the world’s most comprehensive research arms devoted to dentistry,” ...

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RG&E files to sell debt securities

Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. has filed a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to $400 million in debt securities. The subsidiary of RGS Energy Group Inc. plans to use the net proceeds to finance ...

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Home Properties sells preferred stock

Home Properties of New York Inc. has completed the sale of $30 million of series E preferred stock through a private transaction with affiliates of Prudential Real Estate Investors and Teachers Insurance Annuity Association. Both invested in Home Properties’ series ...

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Bush picks Ashcroft for attorney general

President-elect George W. Bush today nominated defeated Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general. A staunch conservative, the Missouri senator is viewed as a political counterweight to Bush’s expected pick for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman, a ...

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Clinton to pardon Rostenkowski

President Bill Clinton plans to pardon Dan Rostenkowski, the former chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee convicted in a corruption scandal, the AP reported. The Illinois Democrat pleaded in 1996 guilty in federal court to two counts of ...

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Aim for personal goals instead of meterial ones

Personal achievement. Success. Fulfillment. Big words that every salesperson seeks. “Get there by setting goals,” they say. “Wrong,” I say. Now, I’m not saying don’t set goals. I am saying don’t set big goals and think that they’re the direct ...

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High Falls brewery sees more contracts as a key

As the new owners of High Falls Brewing Co. LLC look to make the local brewery profitable, expanding its contract brewing is one way it plans to increase revenues and production. The High Falls team this week completed a $25.8 ...

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Father still dominating family firm’s leadership

“I’m running a small machine shop owned by my father, who is in his late 70s. I say I’m running it, and I am, but if you asked my father, he’d tell you that he’s still calling the shots. The ...

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