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Super sales

A Different Point of View will hold its annual Vera Bradley clearance sale Jan. 6, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Shop early; most items sell out by noon. Retired merchandise is discounted 40 percent at the brand’s annual warehouse sale ...

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Hackers benefit from lax security at small firms

Computer hackers still are mistaken for vandalizing teenagers, but experts say hackers now are really businessmen looking for the best deal-the system that is going to cost the least amount of money and time to attack and yield the highest ...

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Million-Dollar Non-Profits Part 2

26. Al Sigl Center for Rehabilitation Agencies Inc. 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 300 Rochester, N.Y. 14620 www.alsiglcenter.org (585) 442-4100 Total Expenditures 2004($000): 8,898 Total Revenue 2004($000): 7,890 Percent of Total Expenses That Are Supporting or Administrative: 5.3 Sources of Funding(1,2)(Numbers ...

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Non-Profit Report: DEPAUL: A Community Support Organization

DePaul Community Services Inc. is a progressive, non-profit organization committed to providing quality residential, rehabilitation and treatment services to people with mental illness in recovery, and those with a history of homelessness. Founded in 1958, DePaul assists individuals in achieving ...

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Roberts lands big Blues account

Roberts Communications Inc. landed a contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota in October, the company announced Thursday.

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Building contracts decrease overall

As they did in October, contracts for future construction in the region dropped again in November. Non-residential contracts rose 37 percent, while residential contracts fell nearly 60 percent.

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Lawley Andolina and Walter C. Taylor to merge

Commercial insurance firms Lawley Andolina LLC and the Walter C. Taylor Agency Inc. have agreed to merge, effective Jan. 1, the companies announced Thursday.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 2 Cliffhangers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—290 Woodcliff Drive, Perinton—Also offered Jan. 9—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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Don’t blame Muhammad Ali for today’s classless acts

The other day I read in the local daily paper a letter by some guy named Michael who blames Muhammad Ali “for all that is wrong in sports today.” He blames Ali for the jerks, wise guys and showboats who ...

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Somali troops take control in Mogadishu

Somali government troops backed by Ethiopian forces rolled into Mogadishu without firing a shot Thursday, a striking gain in its bid to recapture the country from an Islamic movement that had once seemed nearly invincible, AP reported. Hours earlier, the ...

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Goodyear workers to vote on ending strike

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. union workers were deciding Thursday whether to end their 12-week strike of the world’s third-largest tiremaker, voting on a contract that would close a tire factory in Texas and provide a $1 billion health care ...

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Edwards enters race for president

Former vice presidential nominee John Edwards declared his candidacy Thursday for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, saying the United States needs a new spirit of activism and leadership for an unstable, chaotic world, AP reported.

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Existing home sales edge up, but prices drop

Sales of existing homes notched a small increase in November, but the price of homes sold fell for a record fourth consecutive month, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. Sales of previously owned homes rose 0.6 percent in November ...

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FDA rules cloned animals are safe to eat

The government declared Thursday that food from cloned animals is safe to eat. After more than five years of study, the Food and Drug Administration concluded that cloned livestock is “virtually indistinguishable” from conventional livestock, AP reported.

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Lawley Andolina and Walter C. Taylor to merge

Commercial insurance firms Lawley Andolina LLC and the Walter C. Taylor Agency Inc. have agreed to merge, effective Jan. 1, the companies announced Thursday. The new firm will be Lawley-Andolina-Verdi LLC, located at expanded offices of the former Lawley Andolina ...

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