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Daily Archives: July 23, 2001

FRIDAY, JULY 27 RochesterTraining.com—“Executive Leadership IV: The Art of Continual Renewal”—Presenter: Michael A. Knaus & Associates—$495—9 a.m. – 4 p.m.—Location TBA—Call Claire Brown, program manager, at 263-3656 to register. Rochester Professional Consultants Network Meeting—“Opportunities in Biotechnology”—$8—8 a.m.—Brighton Town Hall, 2300 ...

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Xerox, NexPress prep for trade show

Xerox Corp. plans to demonstrate “unmatched digital printing systems” in a booth large enough to accommodate 10 Chicago Bulls basketball games at the Print 01 trade show in September. Also hoping to make a splash at Print 01 is NexPress ...

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Christa begins work on Cornell project

Christa Construction Inc. last week began work on the $21 million Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University. The 90,000-square-foot lab is scheduled for completion in December 2002. The research facility and visitors center is intended to be the foremost facility ...

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Citizens nixes purchase of Qwest lines

Citizens Communications Co. has canceled its planned $1.7 billion acquisition of hundreds of thousands of access lines from Qwest Communications International Inc. Citizens on Friday told regulators it terminated the agreements because Denver-based Qwest “materially breached certain representations and warranties ...

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Ultralife offering raises nearly $7 million

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has raised more than $6.8 million in a private stock placement, selling 1.09 million shares at $6.25 a share. The stock was trading at $5.80 a share this afternoon, down from a high of $13.38 nearly a ...

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Ultralife offering raises nearly $7 million

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has raised more than $6.8 million in a private stock placement, selling 1.09 million shares at $6.25 a share. John Kavazanjian, Ultralife president and CEO, said the financing will allow the company to meet its goals of ...

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Citizens nixes purchase of Qwest lines

Citizens Communications Co. has canceled its planned $1.7 billion acquisition of hundreds of thousands of access lines from Qwest Communications International Inc. Earlier this month, the Stamford, Conn.-based Citizens acquired the Frontier Communications local-telephone properties from Global Crossing Ltd. in ...

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Christa begins work on Cornell project

Christa Construction Inc. last week began work on the $21 million Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University. The 90,000-square-foot lab is scheduled for completion in December 2002. The research facility and visitors center is expected to feature a library with ...

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Xerox, NexPress prep for trade show

Xerox Corp. plans to demonstrate “unmatched digital printing systems” in a booth large enough to accommodate 10 Chicago Bulls basketball games at the Print 01 trade show in September. The document company said it will kick off the show–aimed at ...

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Hospital chain profits rise 21 percent

HCA Inc., the largest U.S. hospital chain, today reported its second-quarter profits rose 21 percent, driven by increased admissions and improved reimbursements from the government and health insurers.

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Reports: Russia warms to defense proposal

Russian media reported today that Russia has retreated from its opposition to U.S. plans to create a missile defense system. The retreat is an outcome of talks between U.S. and Russian presidents at a G8 summit of industrialized states, Reuters ...

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Last-minute Kyoto deal reached

Negotiators reached a last-minute deal today on a global warming accord expected to force most rich nations to reduce the pollution. But the deal does not include the United States. An all-night negotiating marathon saw European Union ministers break a ...

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Disney to buy Fox Family channels

Walt Disney Co. today said it would buy Fox Family Worldwide, a set of children’s cable-television channels, from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.Ltd. and Saban Entertainment for some $3 billion. The deal strengthens Disney’s position in family TV programming and expands ...

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