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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Kodak printers top magazine survey

Printers by Eastman Kodak Co. topped a survey by PC Magazine. “Kodak’s appeal seems to come from readers’ perception of the quality of Kodak’s inks for documents and photos, where it scored an 8.7, and the cost of ink, where ...

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First Niagara breaks ground in Greece

Representatives of First Niagara Financial Group Inc. and Brighton commercial builder the DiMarco Group broke ground Wednesday on a First Niagara Bank branch to be relocated in Greece. The new branch will be at DiMarco-owned Hampton Ridge on West Ridge ...

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Officials allow China to block some Web sites

Some International Olympic Committee officials cut a deal to let China block sensitive Web sites despite promises of unrestricted access, Reuters reported a senior IOC official admitted on Wednesday. Persistent pollution fears and China’s concerns about security in Tibet also ...

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LDA announces job fair

LDA Life and Learning Services offers an employee recruitment fair 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at its offices at 339 East Ave., fourth floor. The agency is hiring for roughly 20 full-time, part-time and per-diem positions. Job openings include ...

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First Niagara breaks ground in Greece

Representatives of First Niagara Financial Group Inc. and Brighton commercial builder the DiMarco Group broke ground Wednesday on a First Niagara Bank branch to be relocated in Greece.

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Israeli prime minister to resign in September

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Wednesday he will resign in September, throwing his country into political turmoil and raising doubts about progress for U.S.-backed Mideast peace efforts, AP reported.

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Paterson orders agencies to reduce spending 7%

Gov. David Paterson on Wednesday ordered state agencies to reduce spending by $630 million, an additional 7 percent reduction from the 3.35 percent reduction in the enacted 2008-09 budget, to match a potential shortfall in the state’s general fund for ...

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Statewide consumer confidence improves

Overall confidence among upstate consumers improved slightly this month for the first time since November 2007, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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FLCC approved for online degree program

Finger Lakes Community College has received approval from the Middle States Association Accrediting Commission on Higher Education for its online electronic commerce degree program, the first of its kind at the college.

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Lowe’s to add 2 new stores

In the course of the last week, Lowe’s Cos. Inc. has announced two new stores slated for Batavia and Hornell. The do-it-yourself retailer is investing $12 million in the Hornell operation and will hire approximately 120 workers there. The $18.5 ...

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FLCC approved for online degree program

Finger Lakes Community College has received approval from the Middle States Association Accrediting Commission on Higher Education for its online electronic commerce degree program, the first of its kind at the college. Students enrolling in the associate of applied science ...

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Lowe’s to add 2 new stores

In the course of the last week, Lowe’s Cos. Inc. has announced two new stores slated for Batavia and Hornell.

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Bush signs housing bill to provide mortgage relief

President Bush on Wednesday signed a massive housing bill intended to provide mortgage relief for 400,000 struggling homeowners and stabilize financial markets, AP reported. Bush signed the bill without any fanfare or signing ceremony.

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Job listings on Internet down in July

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising declined in July, following a regional and national trend, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 13,000 online job ads were posted here this month, down from an adjusted 13,100 in June but up from 10,500 a ...

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