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UR wins gold for lighting upgrades The University of Rochester has netted a gold medal from the Environmental Protection Agency for its efforts to reduce energy consumption and pollution. A participant in the EPA’s Green Lights program, UR took top ...

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Ruling boosts local Lloyd’s names

Daily Edition A Virginia federal judge’s ruling last week was good news for local Lloyd’s of London names, says the attorney for 19 Rochester-area individuals suing the venerable British insurance market. Whether the Rochester Lloyd’s names will recover the $10 ...

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MFS, WorldCom
announce merger

Daily Edition The telecom megamerger unveiled this morning between WorldCom Inc. and MFS Communications Co. Inc. is expected to have little immediate impact on local MFS customers and operations. Electronic Data Systems Corp., an MFS customer that is under contract ...

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Xerox veteran
leaves post

Daily Edition Richard Barton, a top Xerox Corp. executive and 25-year veteran with the firm, has left to “pursue other interests,” the company announced today. Until last August, Barton served as president of Xerox’s Rochester-based U.S.

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Web Sights

The Deloitte & Touche LLP site on the World Wide Web can provide some practical and useful tips for businesspeople. For example, as part of the Business Advisor function, there is a step-by-step guide to buying a business.

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Web Sights

The Deloitte & Touche LLP site on the World Wide Web can provide some practical and useful tips for businesspeople. For example, as part of the Business Advisor function, there is a step-by-step guide to buying a business. It takes ...

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Xerox veteran
leaves post

Daily Edition Richard Barton, a top Xerox Corp. executive and 25-year veteran with the firm, has left to “pursue other interests,” the company announced today. Until last August, Barton served as president of Xerox’s Rochester-based U.S. Customer Operations Division. During ...

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How technology
changes our work

Doug and Kate Lyon of Lyon Capital Management sent the following to us in response to a question about how technology has changed the way we work and think about our work: Technology has had a major on our life ...

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Upstate Litho doubles space

Upstate Litho has nearly doubled its space in a move to new quarters. The commercial printing firm moved last week to a 50,000-square-foot former Champion Products Inc. facility at 73 Cook St., Henrietta. The move consolidates Upstate Litho’s bindery and ...

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Brother added to Fishgold suit

Louis Fishgold Inc. creditors will have a shot at David Fishgold Inc. in federal court. U.S. District Court Judge David Larimer earlier this month verbally OK’d an order adding David Fishgold, Marcy Walker and Canandaigua produce dealer Leo Gennecco & ...

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Heritage Media plans
to buy WHRR-FM

The Heritage Media Corp. has agreed to purchase the River, WHRR-FM. The acquisition is subject to Federal Communications Commission approval. A statement released today by Heritage Media said that it will take over operation of WHRR under an FCC local ...

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MDT headquarters moving here

The Swedish buyer of MDT Corp. says it will move the health care company’s corporate headquarters to Rochester from Durham, N.C. Getinge Industrier AB, a medical technology firm based in Getinge, Sweden, today announced that it has completed its acquisition ...

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RTS exposed for most
of coin shortfall

Continental Coin Processors Inc. bonding leaves the Rochester Transit Service virtually uncovered in the $1 million or more shortfall of bus-company money. A copy of the coin-counting firm’s insurance policy obtained by the Rochester Business Journal under New York’s Freedom ...

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Novgorod official to visit Rochester The director of economic development in Novgorod, Russia, is scheduled to be in Rochester the first two weeks of September to learn how government can encourage businesses to locate in its community. Alevtina Ivakhnenko is ...

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RTS exposed for most
of coin shortfall

Continental Coin Processors Inc. bonding leaves the Rochester Transit Service virtually uncovered in the $1 million or more shortfall of bus-company money. A copy of the coin-counting firm’s insurance policy obtained by the Rochester Business Journal under New York’s Freedom ...

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