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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 The Green Drivers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Harbor House Cafe, Fairport—Visitors are welcome—Also offered June 13—Call Marjorie Crum at 383-1640 for additional information and reservations. Career Development Services Inc. Program—“Greater Rochester Unemployed Resources ...

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Element K adds HBS offering

Element K Corp. plans to add Harvard Business School Publishing’s Interactive Manager series to its online offerings starting July 2001. The courses feature case studies with streaming video simulations. Element K already hosts HBSP’s ManageMentor series.

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Fast-track teacher training offered

Becoming a teacher now has a fast track, through a summer program co-sponsored by the Rochester City School District and Roberts Wesleyan College. The Urban Teachers for Tomorrow program will provide intensive training this summer to qualified candidates and guarantee ...

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Home Properties acquisitions add 728 apartment units

Home Properties of New York Inc. Tuesday completed acquisitions totaling $44.6 million in two unrelated transactions in Virginia and Maryland. The deals add 728 apartment units to the more than 50,000 units operated by the locally based real estate investment ...

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Target Vision rolls out weather service

Target Vision Inc. has launched a new service to bring weather information to people as they work. The Pittsford-based company expects its TargetVision ontarget Weather service to reach up to 3 million workers nationwide through closed-circuit television networks, PCs and ...

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Local stocks join market advance

Stocks held their gains in afternoon trading Tuesday following upbeat reports from telecom firms Lucent Technologies Inc. and Comverse Technology Inc., which eased concerns about the slumping U.S. economy. Among local stocks, Corning Inc. closed up nearly 6 percent and ...

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Target Vision rolls out weather service

Target Vision Inc. has launched a new service to bring weather information to people as they work. The Pittsford-based company expects its TargetVision ontarget Weather service to reach up to 3 million workers nationwide through closed-circuit television networks, PCs and ...

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Home Properties acquisitions add 728 apartment units

Home Properties of New York Inc. today completed acquisitions totaling $44.6 million in two unrelated transactions in Virginia and Maryland. The deals add 728 apartment units to the more than 50,000 units operated by the locally based real estate investment ...

Read More »

Fast-track teacher training offered

Becoming a teacher now has a fast track, through a summer program co-sponsored by the Rochester City School District and Roberts Wesleyan College. The Urban Teachers for Tomorrow program will provide intensive training this summer to qualified candidates and guarantee ...

Read More »

Element K adds HBS offering

Element K Corp. plans to add Harvard Business School Publishing’s Interactive Manager series to its online offerings starting July 2001. The series includes three course packages: high-performance management, general management and finance for managers. The courses feature case studies with ...

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Profits within sight, Amazon.com claims

Amazon.com Inc. officials said they are “highly confident” the online retail giant will deliver on its promise of turning a profit on a pro-forma basis in the fourth quarter. The company is likely to be profitable for all of 2002, ...

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U.S. worker productivity plummets

The productivity of U.S. workers suffered its sharpest fall in eight years during the first quarter of 2001, the Labor Department said. Productivity of workers outside the farm sector fell at an annual rate of 1.2 percent. It was the ...

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U.N. marks 20th anniversary of AIDS

The United Nations marked the 20th anniversary of the first reported cases of AIDS with a dire warning that the epidemic, which has claimed 22 million lives already, is still in its early stages, Reuters reported today. UNAIDS said the ...

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Democrats to take control of Senate today

For the first time in history, the balance of power in the U.S. Senate today shifts because of a defection, not an election, giving the Democrats control. Republicans will relinquish control of the Senate as a result of Vermont Sen. ...

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