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Monthly Archives: March 2008

HUD chief announces he’s quitting

The top housing official in the Bush administration, under criminal investigation and intense pressure from Democratic critics, announced Monday he is quitting, AP reported. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson said his resignation will take effect April 18.

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Bush administration unveils plan to overhaul financial regulation

The Bush administration Monday proposed the most far-ranging overhaul of the financial regulatory system since the stock market crash of 1929 and the ensuing Great Depression, AP reported. The plan would change how the government regulates thousands of businesses from ...

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Guantanamo prisoner charged in terrorist attack

The United States has charged a Guantanamo prisoner with war crimes for the deadly 1998 al-Qaida attack on the American embassy in Tanzania, AP reported. The Pentagon said Monday Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani could receive the death penalty if convicted by ...

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Rochester area’s help-wanted listings decline

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising fell from February to March, mirroring regional and nationwide trends, the Conference Board Inc. reported.

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Rochester area’s help-wanted listings decline

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising fell from February to March, mirroring regional and nationwide trends, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 12,300 job ads were posted online locally this month, down from 12,900 in February but up from 9,400 a year ...

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Kodak wins emerging technology award

Eastman Kodak Co. has been named by Frost & Sullivan as the recipient of the 2008 North American Technology Leadership Award in the field of organic light emitting diode display technology.

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Iraq Green Zone under fresh attack

The fortified Green Zone in Iraq came under attack Monday, less than 24 hours after anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr told his fighters to stand down following a week of clashes with government forces, AP reported.

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Kodak wins emerging technology award

Eastman Kodak Co. has been named by Frost & Sullivan as the recipient of the 2008 North American Technology Leadership Award in the field of organic light emitting diode display technology. The Emerging Technologies Awards are presented annually based on ...

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Parrinello requests MCC abort pres search

Richard Guon, chairman of the Monroe Community College board of trustees, has scheduled a special meeting of the board Thursday to consider a request by board member John Parrinello to scrap the current search for a new president and start ...

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Farmers expected to plant less corn this year

Farmers are expected to plant less corn this year, which could mean continuing higher costs for consumers at the grocery store, AP reported. Corn prices have skyrocketed in recent years, helped by the burgeoning ethanol industry, which turns the crop ...

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Correction

An item in the Daily Edition Friday contained an error. Connie Felder, deputy director of RochesterWorks Inc., has been named acting director of the agency, effective April 25, to replace Matthew Hurlbutt, who has accepted a position as manager director ...

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Brooks chooses RIT for state of county address

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks will give her 2008 State of the County address at 7 p.m. April 22 at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies.

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Parrinello requests MCC abort pres search

Richard Guon, chairman of the Monroe Community College board of trustees, has scheduled a special meeting of the board Thursday to consider a request by board member John Parrinello to scrap the current search for a new president and start ...

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Brooks chooses RIT for state of county address

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks will give her 2008 State of the County address at 7 p.m. April 22 at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies. CIMS is part of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability. “The future ...

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John Parrinello’s letter to MCC Chairman Richard Guon

John Parrinello, a member of the Monroe Community College board of trustees, released the following letter late Friday afternoon. On Monday, Chairman Richard Guon scheduled a special meeting on Thursday to discuss Parrinello’s concerns regarding the presidential search. Guon also ...

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