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THURSDAY, MAY 31 Career Development Services Inc. Program—“Marketing Yourself”—$40 members, $45 non-members—5:45 – 8:15 p.m.—706 East Ave.—Call 244-0750, ext. 201, to register. Kirlin Securities Inc. Seminar—“Money Management and You, Elias Capital Management”—7 p.m.—Edwards Restaurant—Call 325-1040 for reservations.

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Genesee Survey logs record profit

Genesee Survey Services Inc. has posted record net profits for 2000. The company reported $302,443 in profits for the year ended Dec. 31, up 14 percent from $265,407 in 1999. Sales for the year, however, dipped by nearly 7 percent ...

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Johnson & Johnson settles suit

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $60 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused several contact lens companies of refusing to sell lenses through lower cost distributors, such as mail-order companies. Earlier this year, Bausch & Lomb ...

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Delphi sells joint-venture stakes

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. has sold its stake in three joint ventures with total sales of roughly $60 million. The transactions are part of the auto parts maker’s plan to realign its business portfolio. Delphi has been undergoing global restructuring ...

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News of wider probe hurts Xerox shares

Xerox Corp. shares dropped more than 5 percent by mid-afternoon Tuesday following published reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission has widened its probe of the company to look into transactions between Xerox and Citibank. The Wall Street Journal today ...

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News of wider probe hurts Xerox shares

Xerox Corp. shares dropped more than 5 percent by mid-afternoon today following published reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission has widened its probe of the document company to look into transactions between Xerox and Citibank. The SEC began a ...

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Delphi sells joint-venture stakes

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. has sold its stake in three joint ventures with total sales of roughly $60 million. The transactions are part of the auto parts maker’s plan to realign its business portfolio. Two of the transactions are divestitures ...

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Johnson & Johnson settles suit

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $60 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused several contact lens companies of refusing to sell lenses through lower cost distributors, such as mail-order companies. State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer said ...

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Genesee Survey logs record profit

Genesee Survey Services Inc. has posted record net profits for 2000. The company reported $302,443 in profits for the year ended Dec. 31, up 14 percent from $265,407 in 1999. Sales for the year, however, dipped by nearly 7 percent ...

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Library dedicated to Landsman

Rochester City School District’s Senior High Alternative Program of Education is dedicating its new library to local developer Elliott Landsman, president and CEO of Landsman Development Corp. Landsman owns the school building at 30 Hart St. and has long been ...

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Non-Muslims ordered to wear badges

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers today ordered the country’s non-Muslim minorities to wear a distinctive badge on their clothes while going outdoors. The Taliban-controlled radio claimed the order was issued after a religious decree by Islamic scholars.

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Report: Alzheimer’s connection found

Japanese scientists reportedly have discovered a substance that offers the best hope yet of a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, a researcher who headed the study told Reuters today. The team discovered a protein, humanin, that reportedly can stop the death ...

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Appeals court throws out tobacco suits

A U.S. appeals court today dismissed separate lawsuits by foreign governments and by several union health funds alleging fraud and racketeering violations and seeking to recover smoking-related health care costs. The unanimous three-judge panel said the claims were “too remote, ...

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Ford’s tire plan reportedly to cost billions

Ford Motor Co.’s decision to replace millions of additional Firestone tires is a “$3 billion decision,” said House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Billy Tauzin. The automaker’s plans to replace up to 13 million tires beyond the 6.5 million voluntarily ...

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