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Stores have disappointing sales in January

The nation’s retailers delivered more evidence of a stumbling economy Thursday, as merchants reported their weakest January performance in nearly four decades, extending a malaise that has deepened since the holiday shopping season. The sales figures made it clear that ...

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Stocks rise on bargain-hunting

Wall Street struggled to rebound Thursday as investors, though still nervous about the economy, bought up stocks that have been pummeled by three straight days of losses, AP reported. With markets having largely priced in the possibility of a recession, ...

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Pepsi to move to Tech Park

Brooklyn-based Tryad Group said Thursday that Pepsi Bottling Group is moving into 107,000 square feet of the Rochester Technology Park in Gates. The company outgrew its current location on Ormond Street in the city, said Paul Hudson, unit manager here ...

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Wease won’t return to WCMF

Entercom Communications Corp. executives announced Thursday morning that they have broken off talks with Brother Wease, who has been on WCMF-FM 96.5 for 20 years, RBJ news partner WHEC TV-10 reported. Wease has been off the air during a contract ...

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RF Communications, Cisco pair in new deal

Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester has partnered with California-based Cisco Systems Inc. to speed up the installation of secure wireless networks for federal intelligence and civilian agencies. The two will provide the Secure Mobile Architecture Type 1, a ...

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Planned Parenthood CEO to retire

Carol Love, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rochester-Syracuse Region Inc., announced Thursday she will retire June 30. Love, top executive at the regional Planned Parenthood organization since 1995, oversaw the merger of Planned Parenthood of Rochester and ...

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Kodak CEO to investors: ‘Restructuring is over’

Wall Street on Thursday got its first detailed look at the post-restructuring, digitally focused Eastman Kodak Co. Kodak (NYSE: EK) leaders at its annual strategy meeting in New York City, made its case to the investment community that Kodak is ...

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Excell helps fund Mezmeriz

Excell Partners Inc., a Linden Oaks seed fund, led an effort among several entities in providing capital to Ithaca-based Mezmeriz Inc. to develop a new technology platform. “This deal holds special significance not only for the promise of the technology, ...

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ESL to build $50 million headquarters downtown

The region’s largest credit union will move its headquarters, along with 300 corporate employees, into a six-story facility to be built along Chestnut Street downtown, ESL Federal Credit Union announced today. The $50 million project includes a 180,000-square-foot office complex ...

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Pats flattened a mere 35 seconds from making history

Well, so much for the latest greatest pro football team of all time. What a waste. The 2007 New England Patriots were 35 seconds from making history and they blew it. There were many of us who didn’t know whether ...

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ESL to build $50 million headquarters downtown

ESL Federal Credit Union will move its headquarters, including 300 corporate employees, into a six-story facility to be built at 225 Chestnut St. downtown, officials announced today. The $50 million project includes a 180,000-square-foot office complex and a parking garage.

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Excell helps fund Mezmeriz

Excell Partners Inc., a Linden Oaks seed fund, is one of several entities providing capital to Ithaca-based Mezmeriz Inc. to develop a new technology platform.

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Kodak CEO to investors: ‘Restructuring is over’

Wall Street on Thursday got its first detailed look at the post-restructuring, digitally focused Eastman Kodak Co. Kodak leaders at its annual strategy meeting in New York City, made its case to the investment community that Kodak is well-positioned to ...

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Planned Parenthood CEO to retire

Carol Love, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rochester-Syracuse Region Inc., announced Thursday she will retire June 30.

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RF Communications, Cisco pair in new deal

Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester has partnered with California-based Cisco Systems Inc. to speed up the installation of secure wireless networks for federal intelligence and civilian agencies.

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