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Daily Archives: February 25, 2002

House of Guitars gets Details nod

The House of Guitars Inc. is the best guitar shop in the country, Details, the monthly men’s magazine, claims. The 38-year-old music store, located on Titus Avenue in Irondequoit, appears on a top 10 list of the “Best Places in ...

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Kodak sticks with ‘difficult year’ ahead

Eastman Kodak Co. today affirmed its earnings outlook for the first quarter and year. The photo giant’s prospects are unchanged from the end of January when it predicted “another difficult economic year.” The photo giant today told investors and analysts ...

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Manpower predicts limited job growth

The latest Manpower Inc. poll of businesses’ work force plans forecasts limited job growth for the Rochester area. “Of companies responding to the second-quarter employment outlook survey, 23 percent will recruit more workers during April, May and June, while 17 ...

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Mpower considers bankruptcy filing

Mpower Communications Corp. today became the latest telecommunications firm to look at bankruptcy to pull itself out from under heavy debt. The Perinton-based Mpower today said it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of an overall restructuring ...

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GM, unions rally to halt Senate action

General Motors Corp. and union workers held rallies today, warning the U.S. automotive industry would lose more than 100,000 jobs if the Senate raises fuel economy standards. Meanwhile, GM raised its estimates for 2002 first quarter and full-year earnings and ...

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Former NBA star surrenders to police

Former New Jersey Nets professional basketball star Jayson Williams turned himself into police today in connection with the shooting of a limousine driver at his New Jersey home, police said. Williams, an NBC basketball commentator and a gun enthusiast, is ...

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Sales of existing homes hit record pace

Sales of U.S. existing homes soared by a record 16.2 percent in January to a strongest-ever pace of 6.04 million units, the National Association of Realtors said.

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Astronauts ready for visit to Hubble

Seven NASA astronauts reported for duty at the Kennedy Space Center today for a mission to the Hubble Space Telescope that will boost the observatory’s performance tenfold—or leave it a piece of tumbling space junk, Reuters reported.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Unlimited Coaching Solutions Workshop—“Put Time On Your Side”—$129—9 a.m. – 4 p.m.—Brookwood Inn, Pittsford—Call 248-9322 to register. Speechcrafters Toastmasters Club Meeting—“Improve Your Communication Skills”—6 – 8 p.m.—China Gate Restaurant, 363 Jefferson Road—Visitors are welcome—Call Jim Davis at ...

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Mpower considers bankruptcy filing

Mpower Communications Corp. on Monday became the latest telecommunications firm to look at bankruptcy to pull itself out from under heavy debt. The Perinton-based Mpower on Monday said it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of an ...

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Manpower predicts limited job growth

The latest Manpower Inc. poll of businesses’ work force plans forecasts limited job growth for the Rochester area. “Of companies responding to the second-quarter employment outlook survey, 23 percent will recruit more workers during April, May and June, while 17 ...

Read More »

Kodak sticks with ‘difficult year’ ahead

Eastman Kodak Co. on Monday affirmed its earnings outlook for the first quarter and year. The photo giant’s prospects are unchanged from the end of January when it predicted “another difficult economic year.” The photo giant told investors and analysts ...

Read More »

House of Guitars gets Details nod

The House of Guitars Inc. is the best guitar shop in the country, Details, the monthly men’s magazine, claims. The 38-year-old music store, located on Titus Avenue in Irondequoit, appears on a top 10 list of the “Best Places in ...

Read More »