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WEEKEND BESTBETS 1 Food Network chef Alton Brown brings his “Eat Your Science” show Nov. 18 to the Rochester Auditorium Theatre. Brown’s shows include hosting “Iron Chef America” and “Good Eats.” Brown’s fresh ingredients include new puppets, comedy, songs and ...

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New case challenges Supreme Court precedent on remote sales

A new case is challenging one of the most basic principles of sales tax law. Based on decades-old Supreme Court precedent, companies are not required to collect sales tax in states where they do not have a physical presence. A ...

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“We had to kick-start downtown Rochester.” —Robert Morgan, president and CEO of Morgan Management LLC, on the importance of the Tower280 project to downtown redevelopment 11/18/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 ...

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Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Sept. 8:  A crowd of more than 500 guests attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester 2017 opening event, entitled “Writing Our Next Chapter Together.” The event featured new Federation CEO Meredith Dragon outlining her ...

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Most migrating here come from N.Y.C. area

The greater New York City metropolitan area, which includes not only the city’s suburbs but also areas of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, was the largest source of migration to the Rochester metro area between 2010 and 2014, according to American ...

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Lighting of buildings makes downtown sparkle

Rochester’s nighttime skyline is undergoing a colorful transformation. Many of our region’s most recognized and revered buildings feature newly installed or renewed exterior lighting schemes. Some are valued historic buildings and others are more modern structures. Taken together, this assemblage ...

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Nonprofit Report: The Norman Howard School

The Norman Howard School provides a sense of belonging and a safe environment to learn and grow for students in fifth through 12th grade. For more than 36 years, the school has been a cornerstone of independent education in Rochester, ...

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“We (will) all cross our fingers and hope we’re going in the right direction, but right now there’s a lot of uncertainty.” —Century Mold Co. Inc. president and CEO Ron Ricotta, on the economic impact of Donald Trump’s election as ...

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Arc of Yates Sept. 25: The Keuka Lake Relay Rally was held at Keuka Lake State Park. The event drew runners from across the state (and Pennsylvania).  More than $26,000 was raised for Arc of Yates programs. The event is a ...

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Rochester added 3.1 jobs a day, on average, in 10-year span

Local private sector employers added an average of 3.1 jobs per day during the 10 years from September 2006 to September 2016, entitling the Rochester metro area to a rank of 72 among 106 major U.S. metro areas, according to ...

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Performance shades merits of active management

I come to praise active management, not to bury it. Active management has been much maligned recently, including in this column, because of the increasing dominance of index investing over active stock picking. Indeed, according to estimates from Morningstar, actively ...

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