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Vaccinex lands European patent

Biotechnology firm Vaccinex Inc. said Thursday it has been awarded a key European patent for its antibody discovery technology platform.

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Panel to explore UR city outreach

Students from the University of Rochester are slated to play host to a panel discussion Dec. 6 focused on ways the university could play a larger role in the lives of city students.

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Motion picture film introduced

Eastman Kodak Co. on Thursday unveiled the first product in a new generation of color motion picture films.

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Ads for jobs here increase

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising rebounded in October, the Conference Board Inc. reported.

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Ultralife receives battery orders

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has received battery orders totaling some $2.6 million from the U.S. Defense Department.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 29 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 Dec. 6—Call David Miller at 248-6793 for additional information. Networks Lead Group Meeting—Free—8 a.m.—Golden Fox ...

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Don’t penalize Hawaii in the BSC for its location

There are college football “experts” out there who are convinced that if the University of Hawaii defeats Washington on Saturday, the Warriors should be playing for the national championship Jan. 7 in the New Orleans Superdome. If the Warriors (11-0) ...

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Ultralife receives battery orders

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has received orders totaling some $2.6 million from the U.S. Defense Department for its BA-5390 with state-of-charge indicator and BA-5347 batteries, the Newark firm announced Thursday. The orders represent releases under five-year contracts awarded to Ultralife in ...

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Unity readies for $144 million upgrade

Unity Health System hopes to do a $144 million upgrade to its Greece hospital and skilled-nursing facilities. The plans Unity announced Thursday call for construction of a fourth story on Unity Hospital’s three-story building. In addition, 120 skilled-nursing beds in ...

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Ads for jobs here increase

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising rebounded in October, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The local index improved to 15 last month from 11 in September but remained unchanged from a year ago. Nationally, the index was 23 in October, compared with 24 ...

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Economy grew at faster pace in third quarter

The economy barreled ahead in the summer, growing at a 4.9 percent pace, AP reported. The performance was the strongest in four years but is not expected to last through the current quarter amid the housing slump and credit crunch. ...

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Musharraf begins new term as president

Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf embarked on a new five-year term as a civilian president Thursday, promising to lift a state of emergency by Dec. 16 and restore the constitution before January elections, a key demand of his domestic opponents and ...

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White House lowers ’08 GDP forecast

The White House on Thursday lowered its forecast for economic growth for next year and said unemployment will likely rise as the housing slump and tight credit stunt business expansion, AP reported. Under the administration’s new forecast, gross domestic product, ...

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Oil prices jump after pipeline fire

Oil prices rose Thursday, but retreated from earlier highs, after a pipeline that has the capacity to supply 17 percent of domestic crude imports appeared close to returning to service following an overnight fire, AP reported. The fire late Wednesday ...

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