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LPGA Tournament week schedule and spectator information

Monday, Aug. 11: Wegmans pro-am Tuesday, Aug. 12: Pros’ practice round Wednesday, Aug. 13: Corporate pro-am Thursday, Aug. 14: First-round LPGA competition. Tee times starting approximately 7:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15: Second-round LPGA competition. Tee times starting approximately 7:15 a.m. ...

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Mix of classes aims to teach students lifelong skills

Employers are speaking out, and Rochester colleges are listening: More general education and liberal arts classes are needed for college-educated students. A liberal arts education can take many directions, so colleges and universities often set specific requirements to guide students ...

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Director prepping for Rochester’s LPGA finale

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"I know the tour would love to be able to take what they have here in Rochester to a bigger city," says Linda Hampton, tournament director for the Wegmans LPGA Championship. "They’d do that in a heartbeat." (Photo by Kimberly ...

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LPGA: Six players to watch

Stacy Lewis Winner of the Ricoh Women’s British Open, Stacy Lewis currently ranks atop both the Rolex women’s world golf rankings and the top 100 money list. She has three tour victories in 2014. Michelle Wie A prodigy who started ...

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Winners over nearly six decades of LPGA golf

2013    Inbee Park 2012    Shanshan Feng 2011    Yani Tseng 2010    Cristie Kerr 2009    Anna Nordqvist 2008    Yani Tseng 2007    Suzann Pettersen 2006    Se Ri Pak 2005    Annika Sörenstam 2004    Annika Sörenstam 2003    Annika Sörenstam 2002    Se Ri Pak 2001    Karrie ...

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LPGA events delivered dollars to charity

When the Wegmans LPGA Championship leaves town next weekend with no plans to return, the pipeline for more than $400,000 in annual distributions to local charities will go with it. LPGA Tour visits to Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford ...

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RBJ 75: Annualized total return

Ranked by total % one-year return to investors in 2013     Rank    Company    One-Year    Five-Year    Ten-Year             Return    Return    Return     1.    Constellation Brands Inc. Class B    99.3    34.5    15.5     2.    Constellation Brands Inc. Class A    98.9    ...

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RBJ 75: Sales growth

Ranked by total % change in sales, 2012 to 2013     1.    Valeant Pharmaceuticals         International Inc.    65.8     2.    Florida Ice & Farm Co. S.A.    61.5     3.    Shiseido Co. Ltd.    12.4     4.    Onex Corp.    11.6     ...

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RBJ 75: The picture then and now

Times change, and so have the fortunes of the largest public companies with operations in the Rochester region. But the changes are as varied as the firms themselves. A decade ago, Eastman Kodak Co. employed 20,600 people locally and 64,000 ...

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RBJ 75: Importance of non-profit employers grows

Non-profits continue to cement their status as the area’s leading employers, a trend experts say is likely to diversify and bolster the economy. From educational institutions to health care providers, 28 non-profit organizations earned a place on the 2014 RBJ ...

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RBJ 75: Largest employers are geographically diverse

Rochester and Monroe County are home to most of the region’s largest employers, but not all. In fact, nearly one-fifth of the RBJ 75 companies are based in the surrounding counties. Manufacturing firms continue to be key employers in Ontario ...

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RBJ 75: Growth at the top

The University of Rochester, the region’s No. 1 employer, also led the way over the past year in jobs added. Its staff grew by nearly 600 people. Second-ranked Rochester Regional Health System, recently formed by the merger of Rochester General ...

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Now in its 26th year, the RBJ 75 evolves again

This annual publication, now 26 years old, has outlasted more than a handful of companies that appeared in the first edition. It has reached this point by doing what any business must do to survive: adapt and evolve. Here we ...

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RBJ 75: A shared vision for the region’s No. 1 employer

UR president Joel Seligman and URMC CEO Bradford Berk M.D. are guiding its growth Much has changed at the University of Rochester in the nine years since it became the region’s largest employer. In 2005, UR employed approximately 16,000 people. ...

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RBJ 75: Predicting fastest-growing sectors is difficult

With the long-term decline of manufacturing, health care and education have grabbed the spotlight for job creation here. But other industries could be positioned to emerge from the shadows. Those who study the local economy predict that over the next ...

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