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Little impact
in cuts

Fleet Financial Group says it will trim 800 jobs, including an unknown number in Rochester, in a redeployment to downscale its branch-banking operations in the Northeast. Fleet expects the impact in Rochester to be minimal, said Karl Felsen, an Albany-based ...

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Web Sights

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter has a new home page on the Internet, as does Monroe County Sheriff Andew Meloni. Constituents can track legislation, review Slaughter’s legislative record, scan press releases of the latest news from her office, as well as ...

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Web Sights

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter has a new home page on the Internet, as does Monroe County Sheriff Andew Meloni. Constituents can track legislation, review Slaughter’s legislative record, scan press releases of the latest news from her office, as well as ...

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Bittner returns to work full-time Frontier Corp. chairman and CEO Ronald Bittner today returned to work and assumed his full responsibilities. Bittner had been out since undergoing emergency surgery Dec. 31 to remove a brain tumor. He spent early January ...

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Kodak to stop selling
disc film in’98

In less than two years, the disc camera will become unusable, except as a museum or conversation piece. Nine years after Eastman Kodak Co. stopped selling its disc cameras, the company today announced plans to stop making disc film at ...

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Goulds Pumps
post record results

Goulds Pumps Inc. today reported record fourth-quarter and year-end sales and earnings. Thomas McDermott, Goulds Pumps chairman, president and CEO, said he was “delighted” with the highest numbers posted in the company’s history. For the quarter ended Dec.

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OppenheimerFunds
wins plaudits

Two funds managed by Oppenheimer Funds Inc.’s Rochester division have been ranked No. 1 in certain categories by a national mutual-fund monitoring service. Lipper Analytical Services Inc. also ranked a third fund, Rochester Fund Municipals, first in New York for ...

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PMA to honor
Prezzano

Eastman Kodak Co.’s former vice chairman will receive the 1997 PMA Distinguished Service Award from the Photo Marketing Association International. “He is the optimum goodwill ambassador for the photographic industry,” said Tom Crawford, spokesman for the PMA in Jackson, Mich. ...

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PMA to honor
Prezzano

Eastman Kodak Co.’s former vice chairman will receive the 1997 PMA Distinguished Service Award from the Photo Marketing Association International. “He is the optimum goodwill ambassador for the photographic industry,” said Tom Crawford, spokesman for the PMA in Jackson, Mich. ...

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OppenheimerFunds
wins plaudits

Two funds managed by Oppenheimer Funds Inc.’s Rochester division have been ranked No. 1 in certain categories by a national mutual-fund monitoring service. Lipper Analytical Services Inc. also ranked a third fund, Rochester Fund Municipals, first in New York for ...

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Goulds Pumps
post record results

Goulds Pumps Inc. today reported record fourth-quarter and year-end sales and earnings. Thomas McDermott, Goulds Pumps chairman, president and CEO, said he was “delighted” with the highest numbers posted in the company’s history. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, Goulds ...

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Vacco ready to sue AOL Attorney General Dennis Vacco today said New York has given formal notice to sue America Online for its allegedly deceptive business practice, should ongoing negotiations break down. By law, AOL has five days to show ...

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Kodak to stop selling
disc film in’98

In less than two years, the disc camera will become unusable, except as a museum or conversation piece. Nine years after Eastman Kodak Co. stopped selling its disc cameras, the company today announced plans to stop making disc film at ...

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ONBANCorp’s ’96 earnings rise ONBANCorp. Inc today reported higher fourth-quarter and year-end earnings. For the final quarter of 1996, the company reported earnings of $12.4 million, or 87 cents a share, up 16 percent from the same period a year ...

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Xerox outperforms
estimates

Redeeming itself after a third-quarter stumble, Xerox Corp. today topped analysts’ estimates in reporting fourth-quarter and year-end gains. The upbeat news sent Xerox stock at the opening bell up to $61 a share–$1.25 higher than its previous 52-week high of ...

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