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Daily Archives: August 27, 2001

Valeo to divest French division

Valeo SA plans to divest its truck signal-light division, located in Venissieux, France. The group, one of seven facilities within Valeo Vision France, employs 200 people.

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UR to offer free lecture series

The University of Rochester Libraries has created a free public lecture series. The Neilly Series is designed to attract prominent figures in the arts and sciences to the community. The series will include eight lectures in 2001-02, beginning at 4 ...

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First Federal Building to have Webcasting

Bill Kleinschmidt Enterprises plans to offer Webcasting services from the First Federal Building. Webcasts send audio, video and graphics over the Internet. Webcasts can be received by any location with a high-speed Internet connection.

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Study shows wireless use expanding

A national study conducted by Harris Interactive Inc. shows first-time users make up 16 percent of the wireless subscriber base. An increased focus by carriers on pre-paid plans appears to be among the chief drivers of expansion in the wireless ...

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Global Crossing stock hits new low

Shares of Global Crossing Ltd. on Monday hit an all-time low, dropping nearly 8 percent to as low as $3.65 a share before rebounding slightly. The telecommunications company’s stock has fallen some 90 percent from its 52-week high of $37.75. ...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 30 RochesterTraining.com—“Managing Workplace Conflict”—Presenter: WorkSmart Learning Systems Inc.—$290—8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.—595 Blossom Road—Call Claire Brown, program manager, at 263-3656 to register. Greece “A” Team Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Bogey’s Restaurant—Visitors are welcome—Also offered ...

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Israeli rockets kill senior PLO leader

Israeli helicopters today fired two rockets at the office of a senior PLO leader, killing him in what Israel called a targeted attack in retaliation for several bombings, Reuters reported.

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Existing homes sales dipped in July

Sales of U.S. existing homes fell 3 percent in July, the National Association of Realtors reported today. Sales of previously owned homes dropped last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million units from a rate of 5.33 ...

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Intel regains speed title with new chip

Intel Corp., the world’s largest maker of microchips, has begun selling a Pentium 4 processor that runs at two gigahertz, doubling the speed of its computer processors in only 18 months.

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Iraq claims it downed missing U.S. aircraft

A U.S. Air Force unmanned reconnaissance aircraft failed to return from a mission over southern Iraq and may have been shot down by Iraqi air defense forces, U.S. officials said. U.S. planes today attacked a missile site in northern Iraq, ...

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Global Crossing stock hits new low

Shares of Global Crossing Ltd. today hit an all-time low, dropping nearly 8 percent to as low as $3.65 a share before rebounding slightly. The telecommunications company’s stock has fallen some 90 percent from its 52-week high of $37.75. Last ...

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Study shows wireless use expanding

A national study conducted by Harris Interactive Inc. shows first-time users make up 16 percent of the wireless subscriber base. An increased focus by carriers on pre-paid plans appears to be among the chief drivers of expansion in the wireless ...

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First Federal Building to have Webcasting

Bill Kleinschmidt Enterprises plans to offer Webcasting services from the First Federal Building. Webcasts send audio, video and graphics over the Internet. Webcasts can be received by any location with a high-speed Internet connection. “The First Federal Building is a ...

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UR to offer free lecture series

The University of Rochester Libraries has created a free public lecture series. The Neilly Series is designed to attract prominent figures in the arts and sciences to the community. The series will include eight lectures in 2001-02, beginning at 4 ...

Read More »

Valeo to divest French division

Valeo SA plans to divest its truck signal-light division, located in Venissieux, France. The group, one of seven facilities within Valeo Vision France, employs 200 people. The planned divestiture is part of Valeo’s strategy, announced in May, to re-focus on ...

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