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RBA reviews year, goals at meeting

The Rochester Business Alliance Inc.’s annual meeting and the 21st annual Rochester Top 100 event drew a record crowd of more than 2,000 to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

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Rail company cuts losses in quarter

Freight railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc. beat analyst estimates by two pennies a share in the third quarter as the company pulls out of underperforming markets.

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Enpro earnings rise, but stock falls

Shares of Enpro Industries Inc., the parent of Palmyra-based Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, fell 11.4 percent midday Thursday despite an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales.

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Ultralife grows revenues, shrinks loss

Ultralife Batteries Inc. Thursday reported a 40 percent increase in third-quarter revenues compared with a year ago, while narrowing its loss.

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Kodak earnings beat Street in Q3

Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. stock retreated by more than 2.5 percent midday Thursday despite the company’s sharply improved bottom line.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 2 Greece Central School District Office of Community Education Class—“Microsoft FrontPage”—$119—9 a.m. – 4 p.m.—Greece Teaching and Learning Center, 1790 Latta Road—Call 865-1010 to register. Rochester Professional Consultants Network Technology Forum—Free—8 a.m.—Pittsford Library, 24 State St., Pittsford—Visitors are ...

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For a die-hard fan, it’s a long winter without baseball

The Boston Beer Party was still rockin’ and rollin’ when I sighed and said to my wife, “Only four months till spring training.” It always hits home when the World Series is over. Baseball, like the trees in this part ...

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Chrysler to eliminate more jobs

Chrysler LLC said on Thursday it would cut up to 10,000 hourly jobs over the next 14 months as it slashes production in North America and eliminates four slow-selling vehicles, Reuters reported. It also plans to cut 1,000 salaried jobs ...

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Stock market drops

The financial sector dragged down the stock market on Thursday, wiping out the previous session’s Fed-fueled gains, after brokerages downgraded the two largest U.S. banks—Citigroup and Bank of America—renewing fears of more fallout from the credit crisis, Reuters reported. The ...

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Report: Ranks of Americans lacking health insurance grow

The number of Americans lacking health insurance rose by nearly 8.6 million to 47 million from 2000 to 2006, with children and workers from every income level losing coverage, a new report said on Thursday, Reuters reported. The increase was ...

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House OKs bigger trade job-loss aid program

The House of Representatives, defying a White House veto threat, on Wednesday passed a multibillion-dollar expansion of the Trade and Globalization Assistance Act of 2007, a program to help retrain workers who have lost their jobs because of foreign competition. ...

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Five countries sound alarm over Arctic thaw

Nordic nations sounded the alarm on Wednesday about a quickening melt of Arctic ice and said the thaw might soon prove irreversible because of global warming. Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland also urged all governments to agree before the ...

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Kodak earnings beat Street in Q3

Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. stock retreated by more than 2.5 percent midday Thursday despite the company’s sharply improved bottom line. Kodak reported earnings from continuing operations of 12 cents a share, up from a loss of 29 cents a ...

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Ultralife grows revenues, shrinks loss

Ultralife Batteries Inc. Thursday reported a 40 percent increase in third-quarter revenues compared with a year ago, while narrowing its loss. The Newark firm logged sales of $33.3 million, up from $23.7 million last year, due to growth in sales ...

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Enpro earnings rise, but stock falls

Shares of Enpro Industries Inc., the parent of Palmyra-based Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, fell 11.4 percent midday Thursday despite an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales. Shares of Enpro (NYSE: NPO) were trading midday at $36.34, down from $41.04 at ...

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