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Daily Archives: November 17, 2005

Grants to assist with work-force issues

Six Finger Lakes companies together will receive nearly $220,000 in state grants to help with work force issues, the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board said.

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Court to hear Constellation request

The Ontario Securities Commission in Canada will hear Constellation Brands Inc.’s request for a cease-trading order on Vincor International Inc. stock. The Perinton firm has asked the commission to halt trading on stock as long as a “poison pill,” or ...

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High-tech research draws grants

The Center for Electronic Imaging Systems, University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology together have attracted nearly $2 million in state grants for research activities.

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TUESDAY, NOV. 29 Rochester Business Alliance Inc. Seminar—“Accident Investigation”—$125 for members, $165 for non-members—8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.—150 State St.—Call 224-2727 to register. Rochester Business Alliance Inc. Seminar—“OSHA Recordkeeping”—$125 for members, $165 for non-members—1 – 5 p.m.—150 State St.—Call 224-2727 ...

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City pays $1.14 million on ferry

The city of Rochester wrote a check Tuesday for $1.14 million to begin repaying the $40 million line of credit for its fast ferry. The interest-only payment will further deplete the ferry’s reserve fund, which had dwindled to $2.5 million ...

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Young athletes discover coaches hold all the cards

If there is one thing Churchville’s Lyndsay Wall, a member of the U.S. women’s hockey team, has learned about being an athlete, it is this: Coaches can make you, or break you. That is, not only can your coach change ...

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Industrial output revs up across the nation

Output at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities rose at the fastest pace in 17 months in October, posting a solid rebound from the devastating Gulf Coast hurricanes, AP reported. The Federal Reserve reported industrial output was up a healthy ...

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Key Democrat pushes for withdrawal from Iraq

An influential House Democrat who voted for the Iraq war called Thursday for the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, another sign of growing unease in Congress about the conflict, AP reported. “It is time for a change in ...

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Oil prices dip; supply concerns ease

Crude-oil prices slipped Thursday as U.S. natural-gas inventories rose, easing fears that there will not be enough fuel to heat homes as winter approaches, AP reported. Light, sweet crude for December delivery fell 33 cents to $57.55 a barrel in ...

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Eagle’s McNabb may miss rest of the season

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was told Thursday to have surgery that probably would end his season, AP reported. Doctors recommended McNabb have surgery now to correct his sports hernia. The former Syracuse University star is considering his options.

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High-tech research draws grants

The Center for Electronic Imaging Systems, University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology together have attracted nearly $2 million in state grants for research activities. The awards are part of more than $16.6 million in funding provided to attract ...

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City pays $1.14 million on ferry

The city of Rochester wrote a check Tuesday for $1.14 million to begin repaying the $40 million line of credit for its fast ferry. The interest-only payment will further deplete the ferry’s reserve fund, which had dwindled to $2.5 million ...

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Court to hear Constellation request

The Ontario Securities Commission in Canada will hear Constellation Brands Inc.’s request for a cease-trading order on Vincor International Inc. stock. The Perinton firm has asked the commission to halt trading on stock as long as a “poison pill,” or ...

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Grants to assist with work-force issues

Six Finger Lakes companies together will receive nearly $220,000 in state grants to help with work force issues, the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board said. Four of the firms received funding from the Building Skills in New York State job-training ...

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