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LPGA, Senior ticket combos offered

Golf enthusiasts can buy ticket packages to attend both the Wegmans LPGA Tournament and the Senior PGA Championship, officials announced Thursday.

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Sentry venture aims for data safety

Sentry Group has partnered with Maxtor Storage Solutions to develop affordable hard drives that protect data from fire and water disasters, as well as computer crashes and theft.

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Task force to focus on wine industry

Five people from the Finger Lakes region have been appointed to a statewide task force created to examine the needs of the wine grape sector.

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Interim schools chief to speak at UR

Interim Superintendent William Cala of the Rochester City School District will give a talk at the University of Rochester on the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Economist to give annual outlook

Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and a former dean at Simon Graduate School of Business, will present his 29th annual economic seminar Nov. 27 in Rochester.

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Scientists win national J&J award

Three Rochester-based Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. researchers are among recipients of parent company Johnson & Johnson Co.’s highest research and development award.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 16 Rochester Professional Consultants Network Business Forum—Free—8 a.m.—Pittsford Library, 24 State St., Pittsford—Visitors are welcome—Call 244-1060 for additional information. Genesee Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management Program—“Understanding Others: What Makes Them Tick?”—Speaker: Joan Hebert—$25 for ...

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Jobs decrease; unemployment rises

The Rochester-area economy weakened slightly in October, with a year-over-year decrease in the number of jobs and an increase in the ranks of unemployed. The area’s jobless rate last month was 4 percent, compared with 4.2 percent in September and ...

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‘Experts’ underestimating Bills’ chances against Pats

Based on everything that is being written and said about the New England Patriots coming to play the Buffalo Bills Sunday night, it won’t be a football game—it’ll be an execution. If you don’t believe it, ask any “expert”: The ...

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Scientists win national J&J award

Johnson & Johnson Co. has named three Rochester-based Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. researchers among recipients of the health care company’s highest research and development award. Paul Contestable, principal scientist; Phil Hosimer, a research fellow; and Harold Warren, R&D director, are among ...

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Inflation jumps in October

Consumer inflation posted another elevated reading in October as energy prices shot up by the fastest pace in five months, AP reported. The Labor Department said Thursday its Consumer Price Index rose by 0.3 percent last month. The acceleration was ...

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Ralcorp to buy Post cereals in $2.6 billion deal

Private-label cereal maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. said Thursday it will purchase Kraft Foods Inc.’s Post cereals unit, the nation’s third largest with brands like Spoon Size Shredded Wheat and Post Raisin Bran, AP reported. The deal includes Ralcorp stock valued ...

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Bush orders moves to reduce air traffic congestion

Ahead of the holiday travel crunch, President George Bush ordered steps Thursday to reduce air traffic congestion and long delays that have left passengers stranded, AP reported. The Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration would work to open ...

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