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UR names Wisconsin provost to be university’s first female president (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

The University of Rochester has named a Wisconsin provost and the first woman in its history as president. Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a psychology professor, will begin work in Rochester in the summer of ...

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Durfee to retire from Bergmann (access required)

Jim Durfee is retiring as design principal at Bergmann (provided photo).

Bergmann design principal Jim Durfee, whose creative fingerprints are on a multitude of buildings in Rochester, will retire on Dec. 31 after 18 years at the firm and 35 in professional practice. Throughout his career, Durfee has shown a passion ...

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Government suing 3 trucking companies (access required)

a lawyer in his office showing a document with the text lawsuit written in it

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York has filed a civil complaint against three trucking companies accusing them of overcharging the government. YRC Freight Inc., (YRC), Roadway Express Inc. (Roadway), and Yellow Transportation Inc. (Yellow) — ...

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Second 5LINX defendant sentenced (access required)

Jeb Tyler

Jeb Tyler, the former vice president of multi-level marketing company 5LINX, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison Wednesday for defrauding investors. Tyler, 45, pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax ...

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