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New York City honors Sept. 11 victims

New York City today paused for moments of silence at 8:46 a.m. and again 17 minutes later to commemorate devastating attacks on the World Trade Center that killed nearly 3,000 people six months ago. In a ceremony near where the ...

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Andersen reportedly seeking sale

Arthur Andersen LLP, facing an exodus of prestigious clients and possible criminal charges related to the Enron scandal, is seeking a sale to rivals, an Andersen source told Reuters today. Andersen has held merger talks with No. 2 accounting firm ...

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Kmart chairman takes over operations

Kmart Corp. chairman James Adamson, a turnaround specialist who joined the bankrupt retailer two months ago, today took over day-to-day operations after CEO Charles Conaway resigned.

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U.S. wholesalers cut back inventories

Demand for auto and electrical goods saw U.S. wholesalers pare back inventories for the eighth consecutive month in January, the Commerce Department said.

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U.S. agency lauds Kodak software

Eastman Kodak Co.’s Commercial and Government Systems unit—one of the photo giant’s top-performing units in 2001—was selected by a U.S. government agency as offering the top-rate remote sensing software package. The ENVI software was selected by the National Imagery and ...

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IRS OKs Paychex for electronic filing

Paychex Inc. has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to file taxes for businesses electronically. The IRS program, e-file for Business Providers, has approved roughly 30 other organizations.

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Moody’s drops B&L debt to junk status

Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s debt ratings have been downgraded to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service. The cuts affect some $800 million of rated debt. The eye-care company’s poor performance in the market and weak outlook prompted the decision, Moody’s ...

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Home, garden expos to draw crowds

The Chase-Pitkin Home Expo and GardenScape 2002—sure signs of spring—are expected to attract a combined 50,000 attendees this week. Home Expo drew roughly 20,000 people last year. It will feature 150 vendor exhibits, expanded workshops and clinics. The Saturday and ...

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Home, garden expos to draw crowds

The Chase-Pitkin Home Expo and GardenScape 2002—sure signs of spring—are expected to attract a combined 50,000 attendees this week. Home Expo drew roughly 20,000 people last year. The four-day GardenScape is expected to attract nearly 30,000 attendees.

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Moody’s drops B&L debt to junk status

Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s debt ratings have been downgraded to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service. The cuts affect some $800 million of rated debt. The eye-care company’s poor performance in the market and weak outlook prompted the decision, Moody’s ...

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IRS OKs Paychex for electronic filing

Paychex Inc. has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to file taxes for businesses electronically. The IRS program, e-file for Business Providers, has approved roughly 30 other organizations. “Paychex has been honored for its electronic tax payment and filing ...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 15 Center for Dispute Settlement Inc. Training Program—“Basic Principles of Mediation”—$325—8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.—March 15, 16, 22 & 23—300 State St., Suite 301—Call 546-5110 to register by March 13. RochesterTraining.com—“Business-Generating Telephone Skills”—Presenter: Michael A. Knaus & Associates—$395—9 ...

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