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Daily Archives: November 12, 2001

Zarrella returns to Bausch & Lomb as chairman, CEO

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has wooed back Ronald Zarrella to head the company as chairman and CEO. Zarrella previously worked at Bausch & Lomb from 1985 to 1994, as president of the former International Division and then as company president ...

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Three firms receive Chamber honor

The Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc. Monday presented its 2001 Chairman’s Award to Horizon Solutions Corp., Wegmans Food Markets Inc. and Frontier Corp. The award is presented to employers that invest in the community and contribute to the ...

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Xerox, Microsoft to collaborate

Xerox Corp. and Microsoft Corp. plan jointly to develop software for Microsoft’s Visual Studio.NET program, Xerox said Monday. Visual Studio is a Web-based program designed to let individual software applications communicate and share data over the Internet.

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Mpower shares continue to rise

Mpower Communications Corp., riding a wave of positive momentum since last week’s third-quarter earnings report, saw its shares top $1 for the first time since July 24. The telecommunications firm’s shares have climbed some 315 percent since Wednesday’s close of ...

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Fibertech Networks inks deal

Fibertech Networks Inc. Monday signed a 20-year, multimillion-dollar deal to provide metro fiber-optic networks to Allegiance Telecom Inc. Fibertech has delivered one of its dark fiber metro network rings to Allegiance in Pittsburgh. Allegiance has the option to take additional ...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 16 RochesterTraining.com—“The Dynamics of Executive Leadership I”—Presenter: Michael A. Knaus & Associates—$595—9 a.m. – 4 p.m.—Location TBA—Call Claire Kenney, program manager, at 263-3656 to register. RochesterTraining.com—“The Dynamics of Executive Leadership II”—Presenter: Michael A. Knaus & Associates—$595—9 a.m. – ...

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Bills’ QB out three to five weeks

Buffalo Bills quarterback Rob Johnson suffered a broken collarbone in Sunday’s 21-11 loss to New England and will miss three to five weeks, the team said today. Six-year veteran Alex Van Pelt will make his first start in four years ...

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Fibertech Networks inks deal

Fibertech Networks Inc. today signed a 20-year, multimillion-dollar deal to provide metro fiber-optic networks to Allegiance Telecom Inc. Fibertech has delivered one of its dark fiber metro network rings to Allegiance in Pittsburgh. Under terms of the agreement, Allegiance has ...

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Mpower shares continue to rise

Mpower Communications Corp., riding a wave of positive momentum since last week’s third-quarter earnings report, saw its shares top $1 for the first time since July 24. The telecommunications firm’s shares have climbed some 315 percent since Wednesday’s close of ...

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Xerox, Microsoft to collaborate

Xerox Corp. and Microsoft Corp. plan jointly to develop software for Microsoft’s Visual Studio.NET program, Xerox said today. Visual Studio is a Web-based program designed to let individual software applications communicate and share data over the Internet. Its uses include ...

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Three firms receive Chamber honor

Frontier Corp., Horizon Solutions Corp., and Wegmans Food Markets Inc. today received the 2001 Chairman’s Award from the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc. The award goes to employers or individuals who invest in the community and contribute to ...

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Stocks rebound after morning tumble

Blue-chip stocks cut losses in early afternoon trading today and technology shares moved into positive territory as the cause of an airplane crash in New York City, although still unknown, appears unrelated to terrorism. Stocks skidded after the crash.

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Northern Alliance pushes toward Kabul

Afghan opposition forces advanced toward Kabul today in a fierce assault on the Taliban front line backed by U.S. bombers and a relentless artillery barrage, Reuters reported. Dozens of Taliban vehicles were seen racing out of the capital. In some ...

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Jetliner crashes in New York City

An American Airlines jetliner en route to the Dominican Republic with 255 people aboard broke apart and crashed moments after takeoff today from Kennedy Airport, setting homes ablaze. There were no known survivors. Bush administration officials said the FBI believed ...

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Zarrella returns to Bausch & Lomb as chairman, CEO

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has wooed back Ronald Zarrella to head the company as chairman and CEO. Zarrella previously worked at Bausch & Lomb from 1985 to 1994, as president of the former International Division and then as company president ...

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