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THURSDAY, DEC. 20 Rochester High Noon Toastmasters Club Meeting—Noon—Alliance Building—Call 663-4177 for additional information. Greece “A” Team Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—7 – 8:30 a.m.—The Hampton Inn, 500 Center Place Drive—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Dec. 27—Call Michael Masiello at ...

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Edwards moving to Jonathan Child home

High-end eatery Edwards Restaurant has finalized plans to move some five blocks to the Jonathan Child home. The Rochester Business Journal first reported these plans in July. The 25-year-old Rochester restaurant is scheduled to move in March to the onetime ...

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Veramark, Avaya boost relationship

Veramark Technologies Inc.’s new Web-based call accounting system–eCAS–will be made available to the customers of Avaya Inc. Avaya is a worldwide leader in sales of messaging and structured cabling systems and a U.S. leader in sales of enterprise voice communications ...

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Hartmarx makes exchange offer

Hartmarx Corp., Hickey-Freeman Co. Inc.’s Chicago-based parent company, has begun offering to exchange its senior debt for a combination of new notes and cash. The offering is intended to “provide the necessary time and flexibility to implement our business plan ...

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Online consumer spending rises

Online consumer spending early this month increased 91 percent, a Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. Results of the study indicate that Americans spent some $2.6 billion online during the first week of December, compared with an average of $1.4 billion ...

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Online consumer spending rises

Online consumer spending early this month increased 91 percent, a Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. Results of the study indicate that Americans spent some $2.6 billion online during the first week of December, compared with an average of $1.4 billion ...

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Hartmarx makes exchange offer

Hartmarx Corp., Hickey-Freeman Co. Inc.’s Chicago-based parent company, has begun offering to exchange its senior debt for a combination of new notes and cash. The company is offering to exchange the outstanding 10.88 percent senior subordinated notes for a combination ...

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Veramark, Avaya boost relationship

Veramark Technologies Inc.’s new Web-based call accounting system-eCAS–will be made available to the customers of Avaya Inc. Avaya, located in Basking Ridge, N.J., formerly was the Enterprise Networks Group of Lucent Technologies Inc. Avaya is a worldwide leader in sales ...

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Edwards moving to Jonathan Child home

High-end eatery Edwards Restaurant has finalized plans to move some five blocks to the Jonathan Child home. The Rochester Business Journal first reported these plans in July. The 25-year-old Rochester restaurant is scheduled to move in March to the onetime ...

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Space shuttle returns to Earth

The space shuttle Endeavour landed at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center today with three astronauts who have lived in space since August. Endeavour touched down after 12 days in space, including delivering a new crew and supplies to the International Space ...

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Anthrax likely came from U.S. source

Anthrax used in attacks in the United States probably had a domestic source, White House officials said today. Five people have died and 13 people have been infected since October.

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Amgen to buy Immunex in biotech deal

Amgen Inc. today said it plans to buy rival Immunex Corp. for some $16 billion in cash and stock in the largest-ever biotechnology merger, creating a $72 billion firm. The deal would give Amgen the popular rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel.

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Nasdaq 100 boots 13 dot-com era darlings

Some of the the dot-com era darlings will get booted from the Nasdaq 100 index. All 13 firms leaving the index are tech or telecom stocks including Novell Inc., Ariba Inc., CNET Networks Inc., BroadVision Inc., 3Com Corp. and Palm ...

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