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Avid readers who know what they like

He’s 45 years old, college-educated, and owner or top manager of a small company. Who is he? The typical Rochester Business Journal reader. That profile is based on information compiled in a readership survey conducted by Beta Research Corp. for ...

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Immigration politics

Give us your huddled masses. But don’t give us too many of them. And don’t expect us to treat them as true Americans, even if they become citizens. That’s the open message being sent these days from Washington, D.C., and ...

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The revenge of the nerds is upon us

Experience tells me that with each succeeding technological development, nerds should be emerging as key power brokers in our society. I expected that while the rest of us sat around in stammering befuddlement, they would be running things–booting up the ...

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Canal of the future

Construction of the Erie Canal in the 19th century helped New York become the Empire State. Redevelopment of the canal now could give New York a powerful economic and quality-of-life boost as it heads into the 21st century. The $146 ...

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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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Let business hone government

Dear Editor: It was announced recently that Monroe County is considering getting out of the recycling business. Finally, we have politicians who are beginning to understand that business should be handled by experienced businesspeople. The business sector can flow with ...

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Risky business

If it’s built, they will come. Or will they? Few things in life are a sure bet, but some are riskier than others. Like ambitious development projects. Final state approval was granted last week for construction of Frontier Field, a ...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Preferred Care has sounded a death knell for cooperative health care planning in our community. By providing a limited “select” panel of hospitals and physicians, Preferred Care has delivered the message of managed care. That is, we care ...

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George Fisher on progress at Kodak

The following are questions Eastman Kodak Co. employees posed to CEO George Fisher at recent company meetings. The questions and answers, which first appeared in Kodakery, were edited for space. Q: One of your predecessors compared Kodak to an elephant ...

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Of mice
and morality

It has a provocative title and even more provocative assertions. Both helped it make the cover of Time magazine and a spot on “Nightline.” Only after all this publicity did anyone begin to seriously question the methodology and findings of ...

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More commen sense needed at DEC

Company XYZ, which competes with Company ABC but is located at the opposite end of the state, was involved in a similar remediation project. This time, the DEC’s local office decided that an environmental monitor was not warranted, allowing the ...

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The end of the war

Some of President Bill Clinton’s advisers urged him not to normalize relations with Vietnam. Fortunately, it appears he listened instead to a Vietnam war hero and others who said the time has come to establish full diplomatic ties with our ...

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