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Fisher dorm will carry Keough name

St. John Fisher College will name its new residence hall, due to open in fall 2005, after its late president, Katherine Keough.

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Monro’s second-quarter sales up nearly 20 percent

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Thursday reported a 19.3 percent increase in second-quarter sales to $88.4 million, up from $74.1 million a year ago. Net income increased 13.1 percent to a record $6.7 million

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PaeTec ups installed access lines

PaeTec Communications Inc. over the 12 months from September 2003 through September 2004 increased its installed access-line equivalents by 166,200, or 33 percent, to bring its total number to 675,816, the company said Thursday. That increase “in an industry and ...

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U.S. trade deficit widens in August

The U.S. trade deficit widened in August to its second-highest level on record, fueled by the highest oil import prices in 23 years and record imports from China, the Commerce Department said. The monthly trade gap totaled $54 billion, expanding ...

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U.S. mortgage rates topple

Mortgage rates fell this week, erasing most of last week’s big increase, Freddie Mac reported Thursday. The mortgage giant reported in its weekly survey that 30-year mortgages retreated to 5.74 percent this week, after climbing to 5.82 percent last week, ...

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Seven killed as jet crashes in Canada

A Ghanaian-registered Boeing 747 cargo jet crashed and burned on take off from Halifax airport in eastern Canada on Thursday, killing all seven crew on board, Reuters reported. The MK Airlines jet was taking off for Spain with a cargo ...

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Report: Iraq nuclear equipment disappearing

The removal of Iraq’s mothballed nuclear facilities took around one year and was carried out by experts with heavy machinery and demolition equipment, diplomats close to the U.N. said on Thursday. The U.N. nuclear watchdog, which monitored Saddam Hussein’s nuclear ...

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PaeTec ups installed access lines

PaeTec Communications Inc. over the 12 months from September 2003 through September 2004 increased its installed access-line equivalents by 166,200, or 33 percent, to bring its total number to 675,816.

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Monro’s second-quarter sales up nearly 20 percent

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Thursday reported a 19.3 percent increase in second-quarter sales to $88.4 million, up from $74.1 million a year ago. Net income increased 13.1 percent to a record $6.7 million, or 46 cents a diluted share, from ...

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Fisher dorm will carry Keough name

St. John Fisher College will name its new residence hall, due to open in fall 2005, after its late president, Katherine Keough. Keough Hall is a 47,000-square-foot, three-story facility, with room for 220 beds. The building will be on the ...

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EastView Mall adds Sharper Image

New to the Rochester market, a Sharper Image store opened at EastView Mall Thursday, mall officials said. Sharper Image Corp. is a specialty retailer of electronics, recreation and fitness, personal care, houseware and travel items. The San Francisco-based company designs ...

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NASCAR made a point by penalizing Earnhardt

News item: NASCAR fines Dale Earnhardt Jr. $25,000 and knocks 25 points from his Nextel Cup point total when he used “inappropriate language” after winning the EA Sports 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. No one has said much about ...

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