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Jazz Festival slated for June 9-17

The fifth Rochester International Jazz Festival is scheduled for Friday, June 9, through Saturday, June 17, festival officials said Thursday. Tickets go on sale Nov. 14.

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Simon, GRE again offer scholarships

The University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration again is partnering with Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. to offer 10 executive MBA scholarships to managers at small and midsize local firms and non-profits.

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Food firm’s income grows 54 percent

Seneca Foods Corp. late Wednesday reported a 54 percent jump in net earnings and a 10.8 percent increase in net sales for its fiscal 2005 second quarter.

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New-car sales fall 20 percent from 2004

New-vehicle sales plunged more than 18 percent in October compared with September and were down nearly 20 percent from a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported Thursday.

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Kodak restates results for three quarters

Eastman Kodak Co. on Thursday said it is restating results for the first three quarters of the year, increasing third-quarter losses by $9 million and cutting red ink for the first and second quarters by $2 million and $13 million, ...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16 Premier Professionals Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Hawthorne’s Restaurant, 3500 East Ave.—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Nov. 23—Call Sue Cook at (315) 986-2444 for additional information. The Green Drivers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 ...

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Will anyone else take a chance on T.O.? Oh, yeah

Now that the Philadelphia Eagles have ordered snide receiver Terrible Owens to run a route so deep they’ll never see or smell him again, what’s next for the largest wart on the NFL’s nose? In the aftermath of Owens turning ...

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al-Zarqawi group claims responsibility for attacks

The al Qaeda group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi on Thursday claimed responsibility for three suicide bombings that tore through luxury hotels in Jordan’s capital Wednesday night, killing 56 people. At least one American was among the dead. The hotels ...

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Trade deficit jumps to record high in September

With the Gulf Coast hurricanes pushing America’s foreign oil bill to an all-time high, the nation’s trade deficit soared to a record in September, AP reported. The deficit with China also set a record. The government reported Thursday that the ...

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Boeing jet sets new mark for longest non-stop flight

A Boeing Co. jet arrived in London from Hong Kong on Thursday, breaking the record for the longest non-stop flight by a commercial jet, AP reported. The 777-200LR Worldliner, one of Boeing’s newest planes, flew more than 13,422 miles. The ...

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Palmeiro dodges prosecution on perjury charges

Baseball star Rafael Palmeiro will not be prosecuted on perjury charges, AP reported. Lawmakers said Thursday there isn’t enough evidence to prove he lied when he told Congress under oath that he had “never used steroids”—six weeks before failing a ...

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Kodak restates results for three quarters

Eastman Kodak Co. today said it is restating results for the first three quarters of the year, increasing third-quarter losses by $9 million and cutting red ink for the first and second quarters by $2 million and $13 million, respectively. ...

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New-car sales fall 20 percent from 2004

New-vehicle sales plunged more than 18 percent in October compared with September and were down nearly 20 percent from a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported today. Used-car sales remained relatively flat last month, down 3 percent ...

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Food firm’s income grows 54 percent

Seneca Foods Corp. late Wednesday reported a 54 percent jump in net earnings and a 10.8 percent increase in net sales for its fiscal 2005 second quarter. For the period ended Oct. 1, the vegetable-processing company logged sales of $244.2 ...

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Simon, GRE again offer scholarships

The University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration again is partnering with Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. to offer 10 executive MBA scholarships to managers at small and midsize local firms and non-profits. The scholarships cover 50 ...

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