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B&L further postpones quarter filing

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has further delayed the filing of its third-quarter report on Form 10-Q until after the investigation at its Brazilian subsidiary, BL Industria Otica Ltda., is completed.

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New name for bank units wins state OK

Financial Institutions Inc. has received approval from the state Banking Department to change the name of its four subsidiaries to Five Star Bank as of Monday, Dec. 5, bank officials announced Wednesday.

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Area firms: Conditions remain stable

General business conditions in the Rochester area remained stable in November, a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. shows.

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Bush addresses Iraq strategy

President George Bush, facing growing doubts about his war strategy, said Wednesday that Iraqi troops are increasingly taking the lead in battle but that “this will take time and patience,” AP reported. He refused to set a timetable for withdrawing ...

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Clinical trial of AIDS vaccine soon possible

A scientist who helped to discover the HIV virus said he has made progress toward producing an AIDS vaccine and hopes to launch a clinical trial in about a year, Reuters reported. Robert Gallo, the director of the University of ...

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Area firms: Conditions remain stable

General business conditions in the Rochester area remained stable in November, a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. shows. Some 20 percent of businesses reported better conditions this month, compared with 23 percent in October. Eighty ...

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U.S. GDP grows 4.3 percent in third quarter

U.S. economic growth was much stronger in the third quarter than first thought as consumers and businesses spent more than estimated, but Gulf Coast hurricanes sideswiped corporate profits, a Commerce Department report showed on Wednesday. U.S. gross domestic product grew ...

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EU, United States link to stem trade in counterfeited goods

The United States and the European Union agreed on Wednesday to join forces to fight soaring trade in counterfeited goods, which the EU’s trade chief said could be worth $425 million a year, Reuters reported. “The issue is that the ...

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New name for bank units wins state OK

Financial Institutions Inc. has received approval from the state Banking Department to change the name of its four subsidiaries to Five Star Bank as of Monday, Dec. 5, bank officials announced Wednesday. The National Bank of Geneva, Wyoming County Bank ...

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B&L further postpones quarter filing

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has further delayed the filing of its third-quarter report on Form 10-Q until after the investigation at its Brazilian subsidiary, BL Industria Otica Ltda., is completed. The eye-care company previously had expected to file the report ...

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Home Properties sells units in end-of-year sales push

Home Properties Inc. today announced the sale of a high-rise apartment building in Rockville, Md., and two apartment communities in Fredericksburg, Va. President and CEO Edward Pettinella announced the pending sale of the Pavilion Apartments in Rockville earlier this month ...

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Transportation center gets $1 million

A new transportation operations center in Hampton Corners, Livingston County, will be funded in part by $1 million in federal funds.

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Alexa Gifford to lead wine and culinary center

Alexa Gifford, president of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, has been named executive director of the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua, officials said Tuesday.

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Nationwide Scottish project taps Kodak

Eastman Kodak Co.’s health group has signed the largest-ever contract for its picture archiving and communications systems, or PACS, and its information management software.

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