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Daily Archives: February 2, 2006

Nominations sought for IT award

The Upstate New York chapter of the Association for Women in Computing is seeking nominations for its IT Woman of the Year award.

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Fans of football ads will have their say

To gauge which television spots score the most points with Super Bowl XL viewers, Roberts Communications Inc. is organizing a live focus group this Sunday at the Distillery.

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Van Bortel Subaru leads nation in sales

Van Bortel Subaru has topped the nation in Subaru sales again with some 251 vehicle sales in December. It is the largest number of cars sold in one month in Subaru of America Inc.’s 37-year history.

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Want to live in the country? The best place is here

Citing its growing tourism, wine industry and access to government, The Progressive Farmer magazine has named Ontario County the best place to live in rural America.

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7 Cliffhangers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—290 Woodcliff Drive, Perinton—Also offered Feb. 14—Call Sue Cook at (315) 986-2444 for additional information. Early Edition Business Professionals Networking Group—Free—7:30 a.m.—Bagel Bin Cafe, 2600 Elmwood Ave.—Also offered ...

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Birdbrained skeptics are selling the Seahawks short

As this is written, the Pittsburgh Steelers are 4½-point favorites over the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday’s Super Bowl XL. I was somewhat surprised and at first, I couldn’t figure out why. It made no sense. The Steelers were 11-5 in ...

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U.S., Europe working to build support on Iran

U.S. and European diplomats campaigned behind the scenes Thursday in a last-minute effort to gain the broadest possible consensus for reporting Iran to the U.N. Security Council within days over concerns it is seeking nuclear weapons, AP reported. The negotiations ...

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Worker productivity growth slows

The efficiency of American workers rose in 2005 at the slowest pace since the recession year of 2001 while a key gauge of wage pressures rose at the fastest pace in five years, AP reported. The Labor Department said Thursday ...

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Court upholds award of $79.5 million in damages against Philip Morris

The Oregon Supreme Court upheld on Thursday a $79.5 million punitive damages award to the family of an Oregon smoker who died of lung cancer, saying the amount is not excessive given the “reprehensible” conduct of tobacco giant Philip Morris ...

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CIA chief: Disclosures damage efforts

CIA Director Porter Goss said Thursday that the disclosure of President George Bush’s eavesdropping-without-warrants program and other once-secret projects had undermined U.S. intelligence-gathering abilities, AP reported. “The damage has been very severe to our capabilities to carry out our mission,” ...

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Want to live in the country? The best place is here

The Progressive Farmer magazine has named Ontario County the best place to live in rural America. The publication’s February issue identifies the 10 most desirable rural communities based on cost of living, crime rates, air quality, access to health care, ...

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Van Bortel Subaru leads nation in sales

Van Bortel Subaru has topped the nation in Subaru sales again, the company reported Thursday. The Victor dealership sold some 251 vehicles in December, the largest number of cars sold in one month in Subaru of America Inc.’s 37-year history. ...

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Fans of football ads will have their say

To gauge which television spots score the most points with Super Bowl XL viewers, Roberts Communications Inc. is organizing a live focus group this Sunday. At the Distillery on Mt. Hope Avenue, Roberts will conduct a survey of patrons watching ...

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Nominations sought for IT award

The Upstate New York chapter of the Association for Women in Computing is seeking nominations for its IT Woman of the Year award. With the aim of encouraging women to stay in the Rochester area, mentor young women and contribute ...

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