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Daily Archives: December 13, 2007

Toll hike vote draws call for resignation

David Gantt, chairman of the state Assembly’s Transportation Committee, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Thursday called for the resignation of state Thruway Authority board members.

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Nov. auto sales slow down, but ’07 numbers are up

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County fell in November compared with a month earlier and a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.

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Talks to focus on urban revitalization

The Reshaping Rochester lecture series for 2008 will start Jan. 10 with a session on revitalization partnerships between cities and first-tier suburbs.

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Women’s Council event canceled

The Greater Rochester Women’s Council holiday party scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dixon-Schwabl Advertising in Perinton has been canceled.

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HMO parent takes over N.H. insurer

MVP Health Care, the Schenectady-based parent of Preferred Care, is taking over operations of a troubled New Hampshire health insurer.

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Kodak board picks new V.P.s

Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday its board of directors has elected a trio of new vice presidents.

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Money, fame and power are a dangerous mixture

“When in doubt, don’t do it!” —Anyone with a brain Now that Michael Vick is chowing down on humble pie as Michael convict, would someone please tell me why money, fame and power turn so many people into criminals? And ...

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HMO parent takes over N.H. insurer

MVP Health Care, the Schenectady-based parent of Preferred Care, is taking over operations of a troubled New Hampshire health insurer. MVP’s New Hampshire operating subsidiary, MVP Health Insurance Co. of New Hampshire, is slated to assume control of Patriot Health ...

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Kodak board picks new V.P.s

Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday its board of directors has elected a trio of new vice presidents. The new Kodak (NYSE: EK) vice presidents are: Kevin Joyce, 42, who was named managing director, United States & Canada region for Kodak’s ...

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Women’s Council event canceled

The Greater Rochester Women’s Council holiday party scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dixon-Schwabl Advertising in Perinton has been canceled due to the snowstorm and will not rescheduled, officials from the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. said. (c) 2007 ...

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Talks to focus on urban revitalization

The Reshaping Rochester lecture series for 2008 will start Jan. 10 with a session on revitalization partnerships between cities and first-tier suburbs, and continue through June 11, officials announced Thursday. William Hudnut III, a senior resident fellow with the Urban ...

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Mitchell Report names big names: Clemens, Bonds, Pettitte, Tejada

Roger Clemens, Miguel Tejada and Andy Pettitte were named in the long-awaited Mitchell Report on Thursday, an All-Star roster linked to steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs that put a question mark—if not an asterisk—next to some of baseball’s biggest moments, ...

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Gas prices send wholesale inflation to highest mark in decades

A record jump in gasoline prices pushed wholesale inflation up at the fastest pace in more than three decades in November, AP reported. The Labor Department said Thursday that wholesale prices rose by 3.2 percent last month, the biggest increase ...

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Deadly storm hits the Northeast

A deadly winter storm brought snow and sleet to the Northeast on Thursday, while crews in the Plains and Midwest worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people left in the dark in its ice-coated wake, AP reported. ...

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