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Area jobless rate falls to 4.8 percent

The unemployment rate in the Rochester area fell to 4.8 percent in April from 5.3 percent in March and 5.8 percent in April 2004.

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Delphi reports loss in first quarter

Delphi Corp. today reported a first-quarter net loss of $409 million, or 74 cents a share, compared with net income of $53 million, or 9 cents a share, a year ago. Excluding restructuring charges, the world’s largest auto parts maker ...

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Delphi reports loss in first quarter

Delphi Corp. on Friday reported a first-quarter net loss of $409 million, or 74 cents a share, compared with net income of $53 million, or 9 cents a share, a year ago.

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April new-car sales up from last year

New-vehicle sales in April were more than 10 percent below March levels, but nearly 6 percent higher than a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Sales of new automobiles decreased from 4,113 in March to 3,683 in ...

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April new-car sales up from last year

New-vehicle sales in April were more than 10 percent below March levels, but nearly 6 percent higher than a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.

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Survey: Business improves in April

General business conditions improved in April for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors, according to respondents to a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. Some 29 percent of respondents reported better conditions, up from 7 percent ...

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Survey: Business improves in April

General business conditions improved in April for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors, according to respondents to a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc.

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N.Y. consumers warier than rest of U.S.

Overall consumer confidence in New York—including both current and future confidence—hit an 18-month low in April, a Siena College survey states. New York’s overall confidence fell 2 points last month to 77.3, according to the latest Consumer Confidence survey by ...

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Making a big dent in the auto-repair market

In high school Jeffrey DiFulvio loved tinkering with cars. His skill in body work took him from fixing up beaters in his father’s garage to owning a six-location collision repair business with more than 100 employees. DiFulvio, founder and CEO ...

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N.Y. consumers warier than rest of U.S.

Overall consumer confidence in New York—including both current and future confidence—hit an 18-month low in April, a new Siena College survey shows.

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Thruway toll increases approved

The New York State Thruway Authority on Monday approved a $2.6 billion capital plan that will increase tolls to motorists beginning May 15. The plan includes a 25 percent increase for passenger vehicles and a 35 percent increase for most ...

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Thruway toll increases approved

The New York State Thruway Authority on Monday approved a $2.6 billion capital plan that will increase tolls to motorists beginning May 15.

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NY predicted to drop from top three

Within six years, Florida is expected to nudge New York out of the top three most populous states, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. As of July 1, 2004, New York was home to 19.2 million residents, while Florida’s population ...

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Region’s jobless rate falls to 5.3 percent in March

The unemployment rate in the Rochester area fell to 5.3 percent in March from 5.7 percent in February and 6.5 percent a year ago. The state’s jobless rate, after seasonal adjustment, was 4.6 percent in March, down from 5.1 percent ...

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Region’s jobless rate falls to 5.3 percent in March

The unemployment rate in the Rochester area fell to 5.3 percent in March from 5.7 percent in February and 6.5 percent a year ago. The number of jobs in the area also decreased.

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