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Nonprofit Report: The Regional Center for Independent Living Inc.

Nonprofit Report: The Regional Center for Independent Living Inc. is a disability-led, nonresidential organization that provides services and advocacy to seniors and people with disabilities. The organization was founded in 1966 by people with disabilities whose goal was to advocate ...

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Quote of the week

“If I want to save 14 nickels by going offshore someplace, I wouldn’t know about the quality. I would worry about it constantly.” —Jude Sauer M.D., CEO of LSI Solutions Inc., on why his firm manufactures all its products on ...

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UR Medicine Thompson Health Sept. 9: UR Medicine’s Thompson Health hosted its annual Gala at the Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua. More than 300 people attended, raising nearly $130,000 that will help fund Thompson’s new, 12-bed observation unit. Colgate ...

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Northeast homes slow to give up landline phones

Nearly one-half of American homes, some 48.3 percent, had only wireless telephones during the second half of 2015—an increase of 2.9 percentage points since the second half of 2014, according to estimates based on survey data released Monday by the ...

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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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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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Quote of the week

“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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Executives considering a merger shouldn’t try to time the market

At the end of 2015, a record year for mergers and acquisitions, forecasters predicted the trend would continue through 2016. Instead, commodity pressures, price transparency and a strong U.S. dollar slowed M&A activity across a range of industries. By most ...

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Trump victory increases uncertainties for economy

Donald Trump’s promise to put America first helped propel him to the U.S. presidency, but it also has unleashed uncertainty on the global economy—skewering major trading partners and offering few specifics that might calm allies, businesses and investors.

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Weekend Best Bets 1 The latest work from the company of legendary ski filmmaker Warren Miller, “Here, There & Everywhere,” will be shown Nov. 11 at the Auditorium Theatre. The film takes viewers on an action-packed journey with the world’s ...

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