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ESDC to give Zeller $350k for move

Zeller Corp., which has announced plans to move from its Emerson Street location to the Gleason Works complex on University Avenue, will get $350,000 from Empire State Development Corp. to help with the move, officials announced Friday. Zeller, a maker ...

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Golisano can help reform state government, 63% say

A clear majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll—63 percent—say Thomas Golisano’s new political initiative, Responsible New York, will likely help efforts to reform state government. The founder and chairman of Paychex Inc. said he will ...

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Golisano can help reform state government, 63% say

A clear majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll—63 percent—say Thomas Golisano’s new political initiative, Responsible New York, will likely help efforts to reform state government.

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ESDC to give Zeller $350k for move

Zeller Corp., which has announced plans to move from its Emerson Street location to the Gleason Works complex on University Avenue, will get $350,000 from Empire State Development Corp. to help with the move, officials announced Friday.

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JPMorgan Chase profit falls 53% on loan losses

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s profit took a 53 percent hit in the second quarter as mortgage and other loan defaults worsened, but the bank’s results were better than expected and gave Wall Street a lift, AP reported.

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Single-family construction down in June

Construction of single-family homes fell in June to the slowest pace in 17 years, AP reported. The Commerce Department said Thursday construction of single-family homes dropped by 5.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 647,000 units.

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Witness tells Congress how U.S. taxes evaded abroad

Henrich Kieber, wanted by Liechtenstein authorities for leaking secret banking information that identified millionaire tax cheats across Europe and the United States, has told congressional investigators how money was concealed, AP reported Thursday.

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Coca-Cola Co. profit falls; charge related to its bottler

Coca-Cola Co. said Thursday its second-quarter profit fell 23 percent as it took a onetime charge related to its bottler. It earned $1.42 billion, or 61 cents a share, compared with $1.85 billion, or 80 cents a share, a year ...

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Merck to fund Vioxx settlement

Merck & Co. will start cutting checks for former users of its withdrawn painkiller Vioxx next month after announcing Thursday it will fund a $4.85 billion settlement expected to resolve roughly 50,000 lawsuits alleging harm from Vioxx, AP reported.

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RIT named good place to work

Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s inaugural “Great Colleges to Work For” list.

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Stock newsletter lauds IEC Electronics

IEC Electronics Corp. has been named “Company of the Month” in the July 2008 edition of The Bowser Report newsletter.

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Kirtas Technologies to lay off 35 employees

Kirtas Technologies Inc. plans to lay off some 35 workers from its service bureau at its Victor headquarters and its satellite office in New Haven, Conn., after Microsoft Corp. withdrew from a deal with the firm.

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Bills season ticket sales near record

Season ticket sales for the Buffalo Bills have reached 54,200, third highest in team history behind the 1991 and 1992 seasons that followed the team’s first two Super Bowl appearances.

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Rochester area unemployment rate rises

The Rochester area economy slid again last month, with an increase in the unemployment rate and declines in non-farm and private-sector jobs.

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