Daily Archives: September 10, 2001

World Trade Center, Pentagon struck in apparent terrorist attack

The World Trade Center and the Pentagon were struck by planes Tuesday morning, causing both towers of the complex in New York City to collapse. At least one of the two planes that crashed into the World Trade Center was ...

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Bankruptcy filings rise again

Local bankruptcy filings climbed 21 percent in August, increasing to 425 from 352 a year ago, figures compiled by the clerk of the U.S. Western District of New York Bankruptcy Court show. Total filings for the first eight months 2001 ...

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GVT creates advisory council

Genesee Valley Trust Co. has created an advisory council of local business leaders to help the money management firm better know its clients and to expand its target market. “This advisory council will provide Genesee Valley Trust with greater insight ...

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B&L signs agreements with two firms

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has signed agreements with two laser vision correction firms. The eye-care company has entered into a branding partnership with LCA-Vision Inc. and has signed a licensing agreement with LaserSight Inc. Florida-based LaserSight is a supplier of ...

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B&L signs agreements with two firms

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has signed agreements with two laser vision correction firms. The eye-care company has entered into a branding partnership with LCA-Vision Inc. As part of this alliance, patients who are not candidates for the LASIK procedure will ...

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GVT creates advisory council

Genesee Valley Trust Co. has created an advisory council of local business leaders to help the money management firm better know its clients and to expand its target market. The 11 members of the new advisory council are: Jeffrey Burke, ...

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Carballada to moderate education-business panel

Carlos Carballada, former chancellor of the state Board of Regents and former FNB Rochester Corp. chairman, will moderate a panel discussion on how business can help schools meet higher standards. The discussion is set for Sept. 21 at the annual ...

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One in 100 children victimized, study finds

A University of Pennsylvania study, released today, reports that 300,000 to 400,000 children in the United States—one in 100 children—are victims of prostitution, pornography and other forms of commercial sex.

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Warplanes reportedly kill eight in Iraq

Iraq today claimed that eight civilians were killed and three others injured when Western planes attacked targets in southern Iraq on Sunday. Pentagon officials said U.S. and British warplanes attacked three surface-to-air missile sites in Iraq.

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Qwest drops estimates, to cut 4,000 jobs

Onetime Frontier Corp. suitor Qwest Communications International Inc. today cut its estimates through 2002, citing “deteriorating economic conditions,” and said it would cut 4,000 jobs, or 6 percent of its work force. Qwest said it expects 2001 revenues to be ...

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Suspected murderer commits suicide

A former California security guard suspected of murdering five people in a weekend rampage in Sacramento killed himself early today after a shootout with police that injured two others, Reuters reported. Joseph Ferguson, 20, was found slumped over the wheel ...

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Bankruptcy filings rise again

Local bankruptcy filings climbed 21 percent in August, increasing to 425 from 352 a year ago, figures compiled by the clerk of the U.S. Western District of New York Bankruptcy Court show. Business filings accounted for 34 percent of 247 ...

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UR researchers awarded grants

University of Rochester researchers are to receive some $1.67 million in state medical research grants. The UR grants are part of a $7 million spinal-cord injury research grant package under a newly instituted spinal-cord trust. UR School of Medicine and ...

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