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Daily Archives: February 20, 2001

FRIDAY, FEB. 23 Industrial Management Council Training Session—“Empowering Your Team”—$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. Pro/Engineer Workshop—“Introduction to Pro/Engineer”—Also offered Feb. 26—RAND Worldwide, WillowBrook Office ...

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Harris Interactive inks deal

Harris Interactive Inc. has signed an agreement with Mediconsult.com Ltd. to deliver online health care market research. The local firm plans to use Mediconsult.com’s Physician’s Online Web-based community to conduct co-branded research to better understand physicians’ practice patterns, including approaches ...

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COMIDA OK’s five projects

County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency on Tuesday approved area projects—expected to create 342 local jobs—for incentives. Continental Industrial Capital LLC, Fresnel Optics Inc., General Warehouse Corp., ADT Security Services Inc. and Semrock Inc. all had their projects approved.

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B&L profits hit by suit settlement

Bausch & Lomb Inc. expects its fourth-quarter earnings to decline by $15 million, or 18 cents a share, because of its settlement of a class-action antitrust lawsuit. Earnings for the company’s fourth quarter were announced on Jan 25, but will ...

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Genesee Hospital finance woes serious

The future of Genesee Hospital as an acute-care facility could be in doubt. The financially troubled ViaHealth, which runs Genesee and Rochester General Hospital, has begun talks with the Strong Health System and Unity Health System over moving non-care services ...

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Energy East to acquire RGS Energy

RGS Energy Group Inc. and New York State Gas & Electric Corp. parent Energy East Corp. have agreed to merge. RGS and Energy East announced the $1.4 billion cash and stock deal Tuesday morning. Terms call for Energy East to ...

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Energy East to acquire RGS Energy

RGS Energy Group Inc. and New York State Gas & Electric Corp. parent Energy East Corp have agreed to merge. RGS and Energy East announced the $1.4 billion cash and stock deal this morning. Terms call for Energy East to ...

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Genesee Hospital finance woes serious

The future of Genesee Hospital as an acute-care facility could be in doubt. The financially troubled ViaHealth, which runs Genesee and Rochester General Hospital, has begun talks with the Strong Health System and Unity Health System over moving non-care services ...

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B&L profits hit by suit settlement

Bausch & Lomb Inc. expects its fourth-quarter earnings to decline by $15 million, or 18 cents a share, because of its settlement of a class-action antitrust lawsuit. Earnings for the company’s fourth quarter were announced on Jan 25, but will ...

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COMIDA OK’s five projects

County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency today approved area projects—expected to create 342 local jobs—for incentives. Continental Industrial Capital LLC proposes to conduct rehabilitation and improvements of the 4-million-square-foot Rochester Technology Park in Gates. The first phase of the project ...

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Harris Interactive inks deal

Harris Interactive Inc. has signed an agreement with Mediconsult.com Ltd. to deliver online health care market research. The local firm plans to use Mediconsult.com’s Physician’s Online Web-based community to conduct co-branded research to better understand physicians’ practice patterns, including approaches ...

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FBI agent accused of spying for Russia

Veteran FBI agent Robert Philip Hanssen has been accused of giving the KGB names of Russian intelligence agents working for the United States and other information in exchange for as much as $1.4 million in cash as well as diamonds, ...

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GM to lay off nearly 1,000 workers

General Motors Corp. plans to reduce production at a vehicle assembly plant in Orion, Mich., and cut almost 1,000 employees, company officials and union leaders today said. “We’re looking at a 25 percent reduction in production,” GM spokeswoman Renee Rashid-Merem ...

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Wal-Mart profits increase

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. today reported net income for its fiscal year increased 17.1 percent to $6.3 billion, or $1.40 a share, compared with $5.4 billion, or $1.20 a share, a year earlier. The fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2001. Net ...

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Exxon ordered to pay $500 million in case

ExxonMobil Corp. has been ordered to pay some $500 million in compensatory damages to 10,000 dealers who claimed the firm cheated them in a discount program, plaintiffs’ lawyers said.

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