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UR dean joins entrepreneurship panel

William Scott Green, dean of the College at the University of Rochester, has been chosen as a member of a national panel on entrepreneurship education.

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Transcat increases sales in quarter

Transcat Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter net sales increased some 15 percent to $16.2 million, but net income at the calibration equipment company was relatively flat at $300,000.

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MONDAY, JAN. 23 Premier Professionals Group Meeting—Free—7:30 – 8:30 a.m.—2496 W. Ridge Road—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Jan. 30—Call Ralph at (800) 525-0070, ext. 2122, for additional information. The August Group Special Interest Group for Consultants Meeting—Free—10 a.m. – Noon—Bagel Bin ...

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Online music sales soar in 2005

Worldwide sales of music via the Internet and mobile phones hit $1.1 billion last year, triple 2004 sales and accounting for 6 percent of global record company revenues, the industry said, AP reported. The London-based International Federation of the Phonographic ...

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Tape includes truce offer from bin Laden

Al-Jazeera on Thursday aired an audiotape from Osama bin Laden, who says al-Qaida is making preparations for attacks in the United States but offering a truce “with fair conditions,” AP reported. CIA confirmed it was bin Laden’s voice. The tape’s ...

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New home construction hits record in 2005 despite December slump

Construction of single-family homes surged to an all-time high in 2005 but fell sharply in December, signaling the nation’s long housing boom could be cooling off, AP reported. The Commerce Department reported that construction of new homes and apartments fell ...

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Federal government seeks Google’s records on porn searches

The Bush administration, seeking to revive an online pornography law struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, has subpoenaed Google Inc. for details on what its users have been looking for through its popular search engine, AP reported. Google has ...

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Jobless rate shrinks, but so does number at work

The unemployment rate in the Rochester area declined in December, but the number of employed and the number of jobs also shrank. The unemployment rate last month fell to 4.8 percent from 4.9 percent in November and 5.1 percent a ...

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Transcat increases sales in quarter

Transcat Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter net sales increased some 15 percent to $16.2 million, but net income at the calibration equipment company was relatively flat at $300,000, or 4 cents a diluted share. For the first nine months of fiscal 2006, ...

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UR dean joins entrepreneurship panel

William Scott Green, dean of the College at the University of Rochester, has been chosen as a member of the national Panel on Entrepreneurship Curriculum in Higher Education formed by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The panel, composed of academics ...

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