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‘Tudors’ actor at Fisher A man who once played Bishop John Fisher in a television show is now returning to the role, kind of. Celebrated Irish actor Bosco Hogan is bringing his new show to St. John Fisher College, named ...

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Employers would do well to recognize changing world

“I suppose for me as an artist it wasn’t always just about expressing my work; I really wanted, more than anything else, to contribute in some way to the culture that I was living in.” —David Bowie (1947-2016) When David ...

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CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS

A headline in the Feb. 19 edition misstated the former position of Ken Hall, new chief financial officer at Morgan Management LLC. Hall previously was vice president and controller at Home Properties Inc. 2/26/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To ...

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Pa. tops N.Y. for percentage of fast-food workers

As a percentage of total state population, more Pennsylvanians worked in franchised limited-service restaurants—more commonly known as fast-food restaurants—than did residents of New York or any of our other neighbor states in 2012, according to the most recent Economic Census ...

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A love letter to Paris “Gardenias,” a new play by Nazareth College professor Candide Carrasco, will run Feb. 26 and 27 in the college’s Callahan Theater. “Gardenias” tells the story of an older man from Havana who visits a secret ...

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Quote of the week

“We came here because the letter Louise Slaughter wrote about Rochester was so compelling.” —Charles Provini, president and CEO of Natcore Technology Inc., a firm  that located here after sending 70 letters across the country seeking suggestions on where to ...

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Non-Profit Report: Center for Environmental Initiatives

Beginning in 2014, the Genesee River became the primary focus of the Center for Environmental Initiatives, a 41-year-old non-profit organization originally founded to disseminate information about recycling and threats to the quality of our air and water. Today, CEI, through ...

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RBJ Daily

Teeing up again The former president and CEO of the Dolomite Group is leading a group of investors who plan to purchase the Greystone Golf Club in Walworth, Wayne County, from the company. John Odenbach said a letter of intent ...

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Middle-market companies still cautiously optimistic

Financial market volatility appears to be weighing on near-term business sentiment, according to the latest M&T Economic Outlook survey. The semiannual poll of 465 firms with sales of $10 million to $500 million located throughout the bank’s eight-state geographic footprint ...

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CP Rochester and Happiness House Feb. 5: The Happiness House 13th annual Gala Dinner and Auction Event was held at Belhurst Castle in Geneva. The event broke records by raising $120,000. All proceeds were applied to the Ability Partners Foundation ...

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‘Sentiment analysis’ sharpens knowledge of customers

Would you like to really know what people think about you and your business? Perhaps understanding how people feel about some topic external to your operations will help you with your business decision-making. Many businesses are turning to something called ...

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Non-Profit Report: Dimitri House Inc.

Dimitri House Inc. assists people who are homeless or living in poverty. It currently is offering a winter shelter for men, an emergency food cupboard and a drop-in hospitality and service program. The organization is named in memory of Dimitri ...

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Digital marketing in 2016 and beyond: CX, content and data

In last month’s Digital Trends report from Econsultancy, the question “What’s the most exciting digital marketing opportunity in 2016?” was posed to 7,000 marketing professionals. The top three answers were “optimizing the customer experience (CX),” “creating compelling content for digital ...

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