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Quiznos opens near UR on Mt. Hope

National sandwich shop chain Quiznos Sub is slated to open its fifth Rochester location Wednesday on the northeast corner of Mount Hope and Elmwood avenues. “We fully anticipate our fifth Rochester location will continue the success Quiznos Sub has enjoyed ...

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Livingston gains Empire Zone status

Livingston County has received an Empire Zone designation, a move leaders say will increase the county’s economic competitiveness. As first reported in the Sept. 30 print edition of the Rochester Business Journal, zone designation could be key to recruiting several ...

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Lobbyist pleads guilty to federal charges

Lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of conspiracy, tax evasion and mail fraud, clearing the way for him to cooperate in a massive government investigation of influence peddling involving members of Congress, AP reported. The filing against ...

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Rescuers to move more aggressively in effort to free miners in West Virginia

Rescue crews scrapped their conservative approach to free 13 trapped miners Tuesday after efforts to contact the men went unanswered and air samples showed continued high levels of contaminated air, AP reported. Tests found that carbon monoxide levels far exceed ...

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Construction spending soars to new record

Construction spending hit an all-time high in November as government spending to build schools, highways and sewer systems offset a slight dip in home building, AP reported. The Commerce Department reported total building activity rose to a record $1.146 trillion ...

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Parent of the Wall Street Journal names new CEO

Dow Jones & Co., publisher of the Wall Street Journal, named chief operating officer Richard Zannino on Tuesday to become its new CEO, replacing Peter Kann, who will remain chairman until 2007, AP reported. The company also announced that Kann’s ...

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Kodak, eBay unit launch digital storytelling product

Eastman Kodak Co. and Skype Technologies S.A., a global Internet communications company owned by eBay Inc., have joined forces to launch Kodak Photo Voice. The digital storytelling product combines live voice and online photo sharing. Kodak Photo Voice enables two ...

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In the works

Owner: New Covenant Christian Fellowship Location: Penfield Project information: Construction of 18,500-square-foot worship facility. Cost: $2.3 million Start date: October 2005 Expected completion date: September 2006 General contractor: D’Agostino General Contractors Inc. Architect: Torchia Structural Engineering & Design P.C. HVAC ...

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Renovating, reselling homes requires a k een eye for detail

Virginia and Robert Napier spend considerable time every week scouring Rochester neighborhoods for ramshackle homes that could become desirable properties. The Napiers, owners of Napier Enterprises LLC, are “flippers”-people who buy houses that have the potential of yielding fast resale ...

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2006 Charitable Events Calendar: Letter

Dear Readers, We are delighted to provide you with the fifth edition of our Charitable Events Calendar. Non-profit organizations in our area continue to find innovative ways to raise new dollars to fund their programs. Events listed here range from ...

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