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International Business

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, FEDERAL Agency for International Development Center for Trade & Investment Services 800-872-4348 Agriculture, Department of Foreign Agricultural Services AgPort Connections 202-720-7103 Commerce, Department of 111 East Ave., Suite 220 Rochester, N.Y. 14604 263-6480 325-6505 Contact: William Freiert Trade ...

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Rising exports
shrink trade gap

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September, marking the second straight monthly decline. The trade deficit totaled $8.35 billion, down from $8.36 billion in August. Exports reached to a record $67.24 billion, rising 1.6 percent. Imports also grew, however, climbing ...

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Complex rules cover H-1B
visas for foreigners

Employers considering foreign nationals for jobs often ask about the qualifications needed by professional, technical or specialty workers, as well as the procedures and timing for obtaining the necessary temporary visa. In the last two or three years, H-1B visas ...

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International Business

The Clinton administration has launched trade reforms on several fronts, from export licensing to automated customs procedures, with an eye toward smoothing the road for U.S. exporters. But so far the trickle-down effect from these reforms, especially for small and ...

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40 Under Forty

In compiling this inaugural supplement for the Rochester Business Journal 40 Under Forty awards, we were struck by the magnitude of the talent and philanthropic commitment packed into 12 pages of honorees. These are people with full careers and busy ...

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40 Under Forty

But they likely would agree that this age group is an active bunch–albeit one whose time more often is spent on project-oriented tasks than on extended board commitments and the like. In fact, a 1992 national survey shows young professionals ...

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40 Under Forty

Generation X, children of Vietnam vets and flower children, is the 13th generation of U.S. citizens born since independence in 1776. Thirteen: lucky or unlucky? It can go both ways. One in four of the Xers were born to a ...

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40 Under Forty

Leslie Allen Director, global strategy and analysis, contact lens division, Bausch & Lomb Inc. Age: 33 Education: B.A., Hamilton College; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester Family: Fiancé, Michael Maurer Professional responsibilities: Ensures the development, communication and implementation of strategic ...

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From down the road:
Thanks for paving the path

At the age of 20, I am as far down the 40 Under Forty road as you can possibly get. I am an ambitious college student who has many goals to accomplish. I see the 40 Under Forty awards as ...

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40 Under Forty

James Forward President and chairman, Forward Design Inc. Age: 35 Education: Degree in visual communications, Art Institute of Pittsburgh Family: Wife, Renee; three daughters, 8, 5 and 4 Professional responsibilities: Directly involved in developing new business and servicing existing client ...

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40 Under Forty

Robert W. Hurlbut President, ROHM Services Inc. Age: 35 Education: B.A., Cornell University, Rochester Institute of Technology Family: Wife, Sarah; two sons, 2 and 3 months Professional responsibilities: Oversees operations of 11 nursing homes and four adult homes, which house ...

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1995 Forty Under 40 nominees

Leslie Allen Director, global strategy and analysis, contact lens division, Bausch & Lomb Inc. Age: 33 Education: B.A., Hamilton College; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester Family: Fiance, Michael Maurer Professional responsibilities: Ensures the development, communication and implementation of strategic ...

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40 Under Forty

Joseph Rulison Executive vice president and partner, Marsh Capital Management Inc. Age: 39 Education: B.A., political science, St. John Fisher College Family: Wife, Karen; four daughters, 12, 10, 6 and 1 Professional responsibilities: Primary focus is new-business development and client ...

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Computer & Business Show Guide

Welcome! The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is proud to again sponsor the 11th Annual Rochester Computer & Business Show, and extends greetings to exhibitors and show visitors. This show provides an excellent opportunity for area businesses to market and ...

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Computer & Business Show Guide

And now for something completely different: a quick tour through the attic of time. Take the old blankets off some eight-track tapes, buggy whips, 8-inch floppy disks–products whose time has come and gone. Look! By the trunk we used last ...

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