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A reader testimonial When the Securities and Exchange Commission moved for summary judgment against Thomas Farrell, former Gannett Co. Inc. executive and Rochester Community Savings Bank director, he offered the following defense to allegations of illegal RCSB stock trading based ...

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Fisher to receive
business-leadership award

A national business organization tonight plans to honor Eastman Kodak Co.’s chairman for outstanding leadership and corporate citizenship. George Fisher, Kodak’s chairman and CEO, is slated to receive the 1996 Henry Ford II Award for Distinguished Business Leadership from the ...

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Hudson Hotels
profit, sales jump

Buoyed by a recent five-property acquisition, Hudson Hotels Corp. today posted a triple-digit increase in third-quarter earnings while operating revenues jumped 50 percent. Revenues of $4.2 million for the period ended Sept.

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Fisher to receive
business-leadership award

A national business organization tonight plans to honor Eastman Kodak Co.’s chairman for outstanding leadership and corporate citizenship. George Fisher, Kodak’s chairman and CEO, is slated to receive the 1996 Henry Ford II Award for Distinguished Business Leadership from the ...

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Voice-mail system
overwhelmed

A hardware snafu causing problems for thousands of Rochester Telephone Corp. voice-mail users was fixed late Monday. Officials said efforts to complete an upgrade to the company’s voice-mail system over the Veterans Day weekend created the problem. What the company ...

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Ultralife upbeat
despite higher loss

Ultralife Batteries Inc. lost $1.3 million in its first quarter, five times its losses of a year ago, but officials voiced optimism looking ahead. The Newark-based company said consolidated revenues dropped to $3.97 million in the first three months of ...

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RG&E wants to
expand economic role

Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s new head of economic development says he will expand the job’s scope to meet deregulation challenges. Clyde Forbes, formerly RG&E’s in-house Albany lobbyist, was named director of economic development last month. The economic-development job previously ...

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Frontier-CWA talks continue Frontier Corp. and the Communications Workers of America continue to negotiate toward a new agreement. The two sides–which did not meet for more than five months–met again Friday for three hours. The negotiators continued to discuss “key ...

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RG&E wants to
expand economic role

Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s new head of economic development says he will expand the job’s scope to meet deregulation challenges. Clyde Forbes, formerly RG&E’s in-house Albany lobbyist, was named director of economic development last month.

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Ultralife upbeat
despite higher loss

Ultralife Batteries Inc. lost $1.3 million in its first quarter, five times its losses of a year ago, but officials voiced optimism looking ahead. The Newark-based company said consolidated revenues dropped to $3.97 million in the first three months of ...

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Web Sights

Do you have a legal question? Or do you need to find an attorney in another state to handle affairs there? Legal-Ease thinks it has an answer. The company has an Internet site at //www.legal-ease.com that allows users to browse ...

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Web Sights

Do you have a legal question? Or do you need to find an attorney in another state to handle affairs there? Legal-Ease thinks it has an answer. The company has an Internet site at //www.legal-ease.com that allows users to browse ...

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1996 Forty Under 40 nominees

Carole Bilson Worldwide marketing manager, digital products, consumer-imaging division, Eastman Kodak Co. Age: 37 Education: BFA (fine arts), industrial design, University of Michigan Family: Husband, T. Andrew Brown Professional responsibilities: Responsible for the marketing and launch of cutting-edge digital products ...

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Local phone
“slamming” rules eyed

The Rochester area’s open-market local telephone service would be one of the first areas affected by proposed rules to ban “slamming” customers. The state Public Service Commission this week issued proposed rules against slamming designed to protect consumers in competitive ...

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Is new HP printer
reason for Xerox to mope?

A new printer product expected next week from Hewlett-Packard Co. will compete with copiers. The new printer models–dubbed by Hewlett-Packard internally as the “mopier”–can be used in place of a copier to make multiple prints of a document, creating a ...

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