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Working Towards Greater Mental Focus

The ability to have greater mental focus might seem like something that is more important to a professional athlete than it is the average person; however, more people today are facing different stresses and anxieties throughout their normal days where ...

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Schumer: IRS contracts to add 600 jobs at ConServe, Pioneer

Two upstate companies, Perinton-based ConServe and Wyoming County-based Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc., have been awarded federal contracts to serve as private contractors helping the Internal Revenue Service collect unpaid taxes, Sen. Charles Schumer said Monday. The contracts are expected to bring 600 jobs across the two firms.

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Small businesses keep Rochester resilient

Paul Kaiser believes in Rochester. He calls the city “amazing,” pointing to the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that gives Rochester an uncommon resilience. Kaiser, president of the Small Business Council of Rochester, also has a deep understanding of the ...

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Portfolio: Harris Corp. (NY-HRS)

Portfolio is a weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. View this week’s Portfolio.

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Class A Office Parks

Information was provided by representatives of office parks in Monroe and Ontario counties who responded to an email survey, and from other sources. Ranked by total square feet. 2016 Rank Office Park Name 1  Calkins Road Business Park 2  Clinton Crossings ...

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Majority opposes Kaepernick’s protest

Three out of four respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not support San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem, which he says is a protest against racial oppression.

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A moat no more

Even skeptics should have a much clearer idea of the potential of filling in a portion of the Inner Loop.

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Top 3 Sex Pills for Men

It is every man’s goal has a fulfilling and enjoyable sex life. Unfortunately, for many men, as they age their sexual performance can begin to wane over time. This may be the result of particular medical conditions that you may ...

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GateHouse set to acquire RBJ

The Rochester Business Journal Inc. has agreed to be acquired by GateHouse Media New York Holdings Inc. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close Sept. 30, were not disclosed. “I am excited that GateHouse sees the value in ...

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Portfolio: PAYCHEX Inc. (NAS-PAYX)

Portfolio is a weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. View this week’s Portfolio.  

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Private Companies, Part 2

Information was provided by representatives of local private companies that responded to an email or phone survey. The local area is Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties. Ranked by total number of local employees. 2016 Rank Company 27  The ...

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Private Companies, Part 1

Information was provided by representatives of local private companies that responded to an email or phone survey. The local area is Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties. Ranked by total number of local employees. 2016 Rank Company 1  Wegmans ...

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Finalists named for 2016 Ethie Award

Five finalists have been selected for the 2016 Ethie Award, an annual honor given to local businesses and organizations by the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation.

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Plurality: U.S. less safe than before 9/11

It has been 15 years since nearly 3,000 people were killed in the deadliest U.S. terrorist attacks on record, and a plurality of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say they feel less safe than before the attacks.

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Why we have laws

Laws requiring regulatory oversight are on the books for good reason, and they should be vigorously enforced.

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