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Consumer confidence hits record lows

Overall confidence among upstate consumers again hit a record low, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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Kodak unveils Theatre HD Player

Eastman Kodak Co. on Thursday introduced a suite high-definition video and digital products, including its first dedicated pocket digital video camera.

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Cycling competition expands to 3 days

The Rochester Omnium cycling competition has been expanded to a three-day event Aug. 8 to 10 with two new routes, officials announced Thursday.

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Student Loan Corp. to cut 89 jobs

Some 89 jobs at the Perinton office of the Student Loan Corp. will be cut next month to reduce expenses and increase efficiencies, company officials said.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 The August Group Networking Meeting—Free—9:30 – 11 a.m.—Bagel Bin Cafe, 2600 Elmwood Ave.—Visitors are welcome—Also offered July 17—Call Tracey Aiello at 259-0610 for additional information. The Early Birds Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—The ...

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Black MBA Association plans expo

Western New York and other Mideast regional chapters of the National Black MBA Association will meet Friday and Saturday in Buffalo for an economic leadership conference and career expo.

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Black MBA Association plans expo

Western New York and other Mideast regional chapters of the National Black MBA Association will meet Friday and Saturday in Buffalo for an economic leadership conference and career expo. The Western New York chapter includes Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Corning. ...

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Dara Torres defies an athlete’s toughest foes: time and age

Can you imagine Shaquille O’Neal running the floor, filling the lane on a fast break and hitting a turnaround jumper—at age 41? Heck, he can’t do it at 36. How ’bout a 41-year-old sprinter running 100 meters in 10 seconds ...

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State offers guidelines for vendor protests

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Thursday unveiled protest procedures for vendors to challenge contracts awarded by state agencies. “State agencies awarded contracts worth $37 billion last fiscal year,” DiNapoli said in statement. “The process for who gets this business must ...

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Student Loan Corp. to cut 89 jobs

Some 89 jobs at the Perinton office of the Student Loan Corp. will be cut next month to reduce expenses and increase efficiencies, company officials said. The local reductions are part of 146 companywide, officials said. SLC is a subsidiary ...

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Cycling competition expands to 3 days

The Rochester Omnium cycling competition has been expanded to a three-day event Aug. 8 to 10 with two new routes, officials announced Thursday. “This exciting event draws tens of thousands of people and the highest level of professional cycling downtown ...

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Kodak unveils Theatre HD Player

Eastman Kodak Co. on Thursday introduced a suite high-definition video and digital products, including its first dedicated pocket digital video camera. The suite of HD products also includes another new category introduction: the Kodak Theatre HD Player. The company (NYSE: ...

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Consumer confidence hits record lows

Overall confidence in upstate—which includes both current and future confidence—fell to 49.8 in June from 50.8 in May and 77.3 a year ago. Current confidence fell to 56.1 last month from 58.4 in May and 86.8 a year ago, while ...

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Dow Chemical agrees to buy rival Rohm and Haas

Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to buy Rohm and Haas Co. for more than $15 billion in cash in a deal that Dow hopes will fuel its growth in a more lucrative wing of the chemical-making business, AP reported. The ...

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