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Ecovation leads list of fastest growing

Ecovation Inc. of Victor has earned the No. 1 ranking on the 2007 Rochester Top 100 list of the fastest-growing companies in the region, the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. confirmed on Thursday.

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Library of Congress taps Xerox

Xerox Corp. has teamed up with the Library of Congress to develop better ways to store, preserve and access digital images from U.S. history.

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Help-wanted ads decrease

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising continued its descent in September, falling 3 points, the Conference Board Inc. reported Thursday.

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Bank reports third-quarter results

Five Star Bank parent Financial Institutions Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $5.25 million, up slightly from $5.24 million in the third quarter of 2006.

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NaturalNano shares spike on news

NaturalNano Inc.’s shares were up more than 9 percent, following news that the company’s Pleximer-N product is available for purchase.

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URMC lands $7.1 million gift for new center

The University of Rochester Medical Center on Thursday announced a $7.1 million gift to fund research into one of the more common forms of muscular dystrophy.

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THURSDAY, OCT. 25 Notable Networkers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Baywinde Senior Living Community, 200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Nov. 1—Call David Miller at 248-6793 for additional information. Towpath Referrals Chapter of Business Network ...

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The Fall Classic these days is a sure cure for insomnia

“Money—why does anybody do anything?” —Anonymous (Sigh.) Surely some of you—although I’m not sure how many—must remember when the World Series was the closest thing to being a national holiday without actually being a national holiday. It was something you ...

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BP penalty largest ever under Clean Air Act

Major oil firm BP will pay $373 million to settle U.S. charges stemming from a deadly Texas refinery explosion and an Alaska oil spill, as well as allegations it manipulated propane markets, the government said on Thursday, Reuters reported. BP ...

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New-home sales weaker than expected

Sales of new U.S. homes were unexpectedly weak last month, although they climbed off an 11-year low, and orders for long-lasting goods fell, according to data on Thursday that underscored the economy’s weakness. The Commerce Department said new single-family home ...

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Calif. winds die down, aiding fire fight

Firefighters gained the upper hand on nearly all of the California wildfires on Thursday as winds died down after five days battling 20 fires from the mountains north of Los Angeles down to the Mexico border. Most of the 500,000 ...

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Discovery arrives at space station

The space shuttle Discovery linked up with the International Space Station on Thursday on a mission to prepare the orbital outpost for new European and Japanese laboratories, Reuters reported. With shuttle commander and Pittsford native Pamela Melroy at the controls, ...

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U.S. imposes new sanctions in Iran’s military

The United States on Thursday dubbed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a proliferater of weapons of mass destruction and imposed sanctions on its Qods force, ratcheting up pressure on Tehran to abandon its nuclear program, Reuters reported. Washington imposed sanctions on ...

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NaturalNano shares spike on news

NaturalNano Inc.’s shares were up more than 9 percent, following news that the company’s Pleximer-N product is available for purchase. The Pittsford firm’s stock (OTCBB: NNAN) Thursday afternoon was trading at 24 cents, up from Wednesday’s close of 22 cents. ...

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URMC lands $7.1 million gift for new center

The University of Rochester Medical Center on Thursday announced a $7.1 million gift to fund research into one of the more common forms of muscular dystrophy. The gift, from New York City-based developer and philanthropist Richard Fields, is the largest ...

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