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THURSDAY, JAN. 18 Industrial Management Council Training Session-“Managing Your Time & Priorities”-$190 members, $260 non-members-8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.-Training and Development Center, 919 Culver Road-Call Edna Smith at 224-2727 for additional information. RochesterTraining.com-“How to Capitalize on Non-Stop Change to Achieve ...

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Harris Interactive to buy software code

Harris Interactive Inc. has reached an agreement with a Chicago-based firm, SPSS Inc., to purchase the source code for Surveycraft, software that is the cornerstone of the local company’s Internet surveys. The company plans to adapt the software to encompass ...

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Logisoft forms strategic partnership

Logisoft Corp. has formed a strategic partnership with Avenel Alliance Inc., which specializes in creating e-commerce strategies, business development and sales, marketing, and merger-and-acquisition functions for technology-based companies. The deal with Avenel Alliance is part of a plan to establish ...

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First Niagara earnings increase

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) today said cash earnings increased 21 percent to $5.8 million, or 23 cents a share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $4.8 million, or 19 cents a share, a year ago. ...

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First Niagara earnings increase

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) Thursday said cash earnings increased 21 percent to $5.8 million, or 23 cents a share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $4.8 million, or 19 cents a share, a year ago. ...

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Existing-home sales declined in 2000

Existing single-family home sales in the 10-county region last year totaled 11,542—falling 3.8 percent from 1999, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. reported Thursday. Existing-home sales in Monroe County finished 2 percent behind 1999’s record year. However, sales in ...

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Few coaches can quit the job for good

Several years ago I was among a group of writers and reporters who interviewed a college basketball coach-we’ll call him Joe-only a few hours after he had been fired. We all liked Joe. He smiled a lot; he was friendly ...

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Existing-home sales declined in 2000

Existing single-family home sales in the 10-county region finished at 11,542–falling 3.8 percent from 1999, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. reported today. The inventory of available homes was down 4.2 percent. The 917 homes listed for sale in ...

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Logisoft forms strategic partnership

Logisoft Corp. today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Avenel Alliance Inc., which specializes in creating e-commerce strategies, business development and sales, marketing, and merger-and-acquisition functions for technology-based companies. The Florida-based subsidiary of Avenel Ventures Inc. is to ...

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Harris Interactive to buy software code

Harris Interactive Inc. has reached an agreement with a Chicago-based firm, SPSS Inc., to purchase the source code for Surveycraft, software that is the cornerstone of the local company’s Internet surveys. The Brighton-based Harris Interactive has used the software for ...

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Scientists genetically engineer a monkey

Scientists at Oregon Health Sciences University today said they had achieved the first genetically engineered monkey, a step that could hasten the development of cures for diseases ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s. The baby rhesus monkey is named ANDi, backward ...

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Government reports mixed economic news

Prices of U.S. imports dipped slightly in December, retailers’ profits were squeezed in the third quarter and unemployment claims fell. Import prices fell 0.5 percent in December after a 0.1 percent gain in November, the Labor Department said.

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Wheat production hits 30-year low

Farmers are growing just 41 million acres of wheat this winter, the smallest acreage in three decades. Dry weather and farmers switching to more lucrative crops are blamed for the decline. Plantings of this year’s crop dipped by 5 percent, ...

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Bush taps Zoellick, Chao

President-elect George W. Bush has chosen Robert Zoellick to be his U.S. trade representative, a position he will elevate to cabinet status. At a news conference, Bush also named Elaine Chao, a former Department of Transportation deputy secretary, to the ...

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