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Kodak to sell water treatment
facility to county for $9.5 million

Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday it has agreed to sell its water treatment facility to the Monroe County Water Authority for at least $9.5 million. The facility is on 17 acres of land on Edgemere Drive in Greece. It includes intake lines extending into Lake Ontario and transmission piping to the business park.

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Paterson signs pension change into law

Gov. David Paterson on Thursday signed into law pension reform legislation, saying the measure will save $35 billion over the next 30 years.

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Chief of staff to leave Duffy administration

City of Rochester chief of staff Jean Howard will leave the administration at the end of the year and join the Rochester Education and Literacy Commission, city officials announced Thursday.

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State tax officials charge six here

In a roundup of alleged tax cheats, state tax officials on Wednesday announced the arrest of six Rochester area professionals and businesspersons.

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Committee OKs Midtown appropriations bill

An appropriations bill with $1.36 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Midtown Plaza site has been approved by a committee that combines Senate and House of Representatives bills, Sen. Charles Schumer announced Wednesday.

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Area’s hiring outlook grows gloomier

The hiring outlook among Rochester-area businesses has declined for the coming quarter, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows.

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State gets OK for appliance rebate program

New York has been approved for a rebate program involving certain appliances purchased during the week of Feb. 13 to 20, state officials announced Monday.

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Brooks, Duffy to speak at event

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy will discuss the economic challenges and opportunities for the local business community Tuesday at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

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Postal agency OK gives boost to Epostmarks

If you spot an unusual icon in your e-mail inbox, make sure the tag is a blue ribbon before you open the message. The ribbon means the U.S. Postal Service certifies the e-mail, which for one local software company is ...

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Snap Poll: Two-thirds support upstate separating from downstate

Two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say Upstate New York should try to separate from downstate and become the nation’s 51st state. The idea is not a new one, but it has been given fresh ...

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Federal contracts shrink

The Rochester region racked up more than $500 million in federal contracts in fiscal 2009, thanks largely to work from the Department of Defense. The bulk of that went to a local military supply stalwart, Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division. ...

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