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Wrong on trade

Headed for a March 4 primary showdown, Democratic hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have been angling for every possible competitive advantage. Thus, the skirmishing over bragging rights on opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement and similar pacts. ...

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Firms address lack of diversity, work to groom talent

Mirroring national trends, few law firms in Rochester have minority partners. Yet some firms say they are redoubling efforts to groom seasoned minority attorneys for partnership and attract new talent to the legal profession. Todd Bullard, a partner at Harris ...

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Q4: Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, president, Rochester Downtown Development Corp.

Q: The RDDC has organized three meetings as part of its Downtown Residential Summit, including one this week. What are the topics and how will they help residents with concerns over issues such as safety or parking availability? A: The ...

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The Record

APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORITY LIVINGSTON COUNTY Envirosmart Inc. Processing address: c/o Nukote International Inc., 1227 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14615 Filer: Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson LLP Miscor Group Ltd. Processing address: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 Eighth Ave., New ...

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Crude prices break records; gas could hit $4

Motorists may face gasoline prices as high as $4 a gallon this summer as crude oil costs smash records, painting a bleak picture for consumers already feeling the pinch of an economic slowdown, Reuters reported. Crude oil, the main feedstock ...

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Largest Commercial Real Estate Deals

1. Rochester Technology Park(3) 789 Elmgrove Road Rochester, NY 14624 Full Sale Price ($000): 55,000 Date of Deed Filling: 8/16/2007 Annual property tax ($)(1): NA(4) City or Town (Tax District)(2): Gates Description of Property: Office park for industrial, research, distribution ...

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Ultralife posts Q4 net profit; stocks rise

Ultralife Batteries Inc. reported a 22 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenues, but a greater operating loss than a year ago. The Newark, Wayne County, firm logged sales of $36.8 million, up from $30.1 million last year. Ultralife reported an operating ...

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Strong passes on Midtown clock, monorail

The clock and monorail at Midtown Plaza are not moving to the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester.      After it was announced Midtown would be demolished, Rollie Adams, Strong Museum president and CEO, said they began considering whether ...

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Paetec reports strong growth in revenues, earnings

Paetec Holding Corp. Thursday reported strong gains, showing a triple-digit increase in fourth-quarter earnings and double-digit leaps in revenues for the final quarter and earnings and revenues for the full year. In the fourth quarter, Paetec posted net income of ...

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VirtualScopics revenues up

VirtualScopics Inc. reported a 24 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenues and forecasts double-digit revenue growth in 2008. The medical image analysis firm released its fourth-quarter earnings report after markets closed Wednesday. VirtualScopics posted a net loss of $1.1 million, or ...

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VirtualScopics revenues up

VirtualScopics Inc. reported a 24 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenues and forecasts double-digit revenue growth in 2008.

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Schools appeal F.A.I.R. decision

Attorneys representing suburban school districts charged Monroe County with discriminating against the schools in approving a plan that shifts sales-tax revenue to the state to pay for Medicare costs. Attorneys for the school districts and for Monroe County appeared Thursday ...

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Help-wanted listings rebound in January

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising rebounded in January after falling to its lowest point in more than two years in December, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The local index increased to 13 last month from 10 in December, but was down from ...

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Ultralife posts Q4 net profit; stocks rise

Ultralife Batteries Inc. reported a 22 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenues, but a greater operating loss than a year ago. Shares of Ultralife (Nasdaq: ULBI) were trading midday Thursday at $14.10, up nearly 6 percent.

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