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FRIDAY, DEC. 7 RochesterWorks! Seminar—“Time Management: Fact or Fiction?”—Presenter: Annie Walker—$50—9 a.m. – Noon—255 N. Goodman St.—Call Laura Seelman at 258-3545 for additional information. RochesterWorks! Seminar—“Running an Effective Meeting”—Presenter: Annie Walker—$50—1 – 4 p.m.—255 N. Goodman St.—Call Laura Seelman at ...

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State seeks brokers to work with retirement fund

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans to issue a survey to identify brokerage firms interested in providing services to the state and its $154.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund.

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Executive changes made at Xerox

Xerox Corp.’s board elected Doug Lord and Shaun Pantling as vice presidents of the company. Willem Appelo was named senior vice president.

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Seminar to reveal tax-credit secrets

The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster is holding a breakfast seminar on little-used tax credits, hoping it will help increase private investment in high-technology enterprises.

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Bills’ ticket sale deadline extended

The Buffalo Bills have until 1 p.m. Friday to sell 1,000 tickets remaining for Sunday’s game against Miami and to keep the game from being blacked out on local television.

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Bush unveils mortgage rate freeze plan

President George Bush announced on Thursday a plan to freeze interest rates for five years for hundreds of thousands of strapped homeowners whose mortgages are scheduled to rise in the coming months, AP reported. “There is no perfect solution,” he ...

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Romney addresses religion issue

Republican Mitt Romney, confronting voters’ skepticism about his Mormon faith, declared Thursday that as president he would “serve no one religion, no one group, no one cause,” and said calls for him to explain and justify his religious beliefs go ...

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Foreclosures jump to record level

Home foreclosures shot up to an all-time high in the third quarter, AP reported. The Mortgage Bankers Association in its quarterly snapshot of the mortgage market released Thursday said the percentage of all mortgages nationwide that started the foreclosure process ...

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Fewer workers file for unemployment benefits

The number of laid off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits fell last week by the largest amount in three months, AP reported. The Labor Department said applications for jobless benefits dipped by 15,000 last week to a total of ...

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Kanye West tops list of Grammy nominees

Hip-hop artist Kanye West received eight Grammy nominations Thursday tops this year, AP reported. The British singer Amy Winehouse received six nominations after months of personal problems. Other top nominees included the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Riana, Paul McCartney, T-Pain and ...

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Bills’ ticket sale deadline extended

The Buffalo Bills have until 1 p.m. Friday to sell 1,000 tickets remaining for Sunday’s game against Miami and keep the game from being blacked out on local television. The National Football League announced the extended deadline Thursday. Games traditionally ...

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Seminar to reveal tax-credit secrets

The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster is holding a breakfast seminar to inform the public of little-used tax credits, hoping it will help increase private investment in high-technology enterprises. Presented by Deloitte & Touche LLP, the seminar will provide high-tech firms, ...

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Executive changes made at Xerox

Xerox Corp. announced executive changes Thursday. The company’s board elected Doug Lord and Shaun Pantling as vice presidents of the company. Willem Appelo was named senior vice president. Appelo, who is based in Rochester, is president of Xerox Strategic Services ...

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State seeks brokers to work with retirement fund

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans to issue a survey to identify brokerage firms interested in providing services to the state and its $154.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund. The brokers will execute trades for internally managed investments in ...

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