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Most Influential Women: Candy Obourn

Candy Obourn Chief operating officer, health imaging group, Eastman Kodak Co. As chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak Co.’s health imaging group, Candy Obourn oversees the photo giant’s second-largest unit and manages a group of businesses that includes X-ray, digital ...

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Most Influential Women: Linda Janczak

Linda Janczak President and CEO, F.F. Thompson Health System Inc. Born and raised in Canandaigua, Linda Janczak, president and CEO of F.F. Thompson Health System Inc., attributes her professional successes in part to the support of her family, the people ...

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Most Influential Women: Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns President, Xerox Business Group Operations, Xerox Corp. Hailing from the lower east side of Manhattan, Ursula Burns arrived at Xerox Corp. in 1980 as a 22-year-old summer intern. Since that time she steadily has moved through the ranks ...

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Buffalo Bills start sales campaign

The Buffalo Bills today launched the campaign to sell premium seating for the 2004 season. The start comes three months before fans take their seats at the first home game of the 2003 season. But the club is looking to ...

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Buffalo Bills start sales campaign

The Buffalo Bills Thursday launched a campaign to sell premium seating for the 2004 season. The club is looking to businesses in Rochester and Buffalo to buy the 164 suites and 8,800 club seats that will become available next year.

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Report: Future construction plummets in Rochester area

Contracts for future construction in the Rochester metropolitan area have taken a nosedive. McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of the McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., reports total building contracts year-to-date have fallen 34 percent, from $328 million a year ago to $216 million. ...

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Report: Future construction plummets in Rochester area

Contracts for future construction in the Rochester metropolitan area have taken a nosedive. McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of the McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., reports total building contracts year-to-date have fallen 34 percent, from $328 million a year ago to $216 million. ...

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Monro Muffler posts strong growth

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. today reported a 21.5 percent increase in fourth-quarter sales to a record $61.4 million, up from $50.5 million a year ago. The company posted a 7.3 percent rise in comparable-store sales. Net income rose 28.4 percent ...

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Monro Muffler posts strong growth

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Thursday reported a 21.5 percent increase in fourth-quarter sales to a record $61.4 million, up from $50.5 million a year ago. Net income rose 28.4 percent to $2.4 million. The results matched Street estimates. The company, ...

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City taxes would rise in proposed budget

Seeking to eliminate the city’s projected $38.1 million deficit, Mayor William Johnson Jr. today proposed increasing property taxes, cutting eight jobs, eliminating some city services and tapping into reserve funds. The mayor, who has announced his candidacy for county executive, ...

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City taxes would rise in proposed budget

Seeking to eliminate the city’s projected $38.1 million deficit, Mayor William Johnson Jr. Friday proposed increasing property taxes, cutting eight jobs, eliminating some city services and tapping into reserve funds. The mayor, who has announced his candidacy for county executive, ...

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RGRTA ridership rises, bucking trend

Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority’s ridership increased 1.4 percent in 2002, bucking a national decline of 1.3 percent. RGRTA CEO Don Riley attributed the local increase in public transportation to service expansions and stable fares.

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RGRTA ridership rises, bucking trend

Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority’s ridership increased 1.4 percent in 2002, bucking a national decline of 1.3 percent reported by the American Public Transportation Association. RGRTA CEO Don Riley attributed the local increase in public transportation to service expansions and stable ...

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Shareholders want expensing of options

Eastman Kodak Co. shareholders at its annual meeting on Wednesday approved a non-binding proposal to account for employee stock options as an expense for financial reporting purposes. The shareholders voted in favor of the proposal by a margin of roughly ...

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Shareholders want expensing of options

Eastman Kodak Co. shareholders at its annual meeting on Wednesday approved a non-binding proposal to account for employee stock options as an expense for financial reporting purposes. The shareholders approved the proposal by a margin of roughly 56 percent to ...

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