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The 1995 business-quiz answers

The following are the answers to the 1995 business-news quiz 1. State Supreme Court justice 2. Compeer Inc. executive director Bernice Skirboll 3. Scientific Radio Systems Inc. 4. Larry Day 5. Rochester Business Journal NewsLink 6. Ciber Inc. 7. RCSB ...

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Test your knowledge of the news in ’95

A year ago, I put Rochester Business Journal readers’ knowledge of local business news to the test. If you took the year-end quiz and did miserably, here’s some good news: You now get another chance. The following quiz is based ...

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Cold feet on reform

For President Bill Clinton, the securities legislation that sat on his desk for nearly 10 full days offered him no way to win. However, the economy could be the big loser as a result of his decision to veto the ...

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Tale shows state
of small business

Dear Editor: As a small-business owner, Shelter Goods customer and acquaintance of David Garretson, I would like to respond to Christina Le Beau’s editorial (RBJ, 11/17/95) on the closing of Shelter Goods. Over the years I have had many discussions ...

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School-to-work programs need support

Most businesspeople agree the level of education and skill needed in the workplace is increasing, and the emerging work force is not keeping up with the demand. The bottom line is: Students need to be better prepared for employment. The ...

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The Gill years

Bausch & Lomb Inc. chairman and CEO Daniel Gill has received a strong measure of criticism for management controversies and poor earnings performance by the company over the past year. But Mr. Gill, who on Wednesday announced his decision to ...

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How to send us
letters, comments

The Rochester Business Journal welcomes your letters, comments and suggestions. Correspondence should include your full name, address and telephone number where you can be reached during business hours. To send a letter online, go to NewsLink’s Reply to the Editor ...

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Bringing Meaning to Work

Whyte will speak at 7:30 tonight at St. John Fisher College in a public presentation sponsored by Cook Miller Associates Ltd. and St. John Fisher’s Office of Continuing Education. For information, call 385- 8317. In a recent telephone interview from ...

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Policing cyberspace

The final telecommunications bill taking shape in Congress will determine everything from how cable TV operators will be regulated to what rules will apply in the long-distance phone business. But to hear a small but influential group of conservative activists ...

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5,000 and counting

A year ago, stock-market bears argued that it was time to take profits and run for cover. Thirteen months and 1,300 points later, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has soared past 4,000 and now cleared 5,000. And the skeptics are ...

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Articles on work
values important

Dear Editor: For some time now I have been reading your articles by Rose Ericson on meaningful work, and the role of values and spirituality in the workplace. I want to thank you for bringing our attention to not only ...

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Shelter Goods story
a good lesson for all

Dear Editor: This is just a short note to compliment Chris Le Beau on her excellent article (RBJ, 11/17/95) about the problems of Shelter Goods. I have never been to their store and do not know much about them, but ...

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Qualifications of
mediators vary

Dear Editor: In your Enterprise article on Life Search Divorce Mediation and Rehabilitation (RBJ, 10/6/95), you make reference to “certification” in divorce mediation. This term suggests that there are officially established educational requirements and standards for divorce mediators. In New ...

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How to send us
letters, comments

The Rochester Business Journal welcomes your letters, comments and suggestions. Correspondence should include your full name, address and telephone number where you can be reached during business hours. To send a letter online, go to NewsLink’s Reply to the Editor ...

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Urban League CEO
deserves praise

Dear Editor: Your profile of William Clark, Urban League of Rochester CEO (RBJ 11/3/95), was in very poor taste, and the reporter’s thinking was very shallow. Not only was the article demeaning to Mr. Clark, it lacked many facts that ...

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