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Transmation stock
deal completed

The retired founder of Transmation Inc. today completed his sale of $5.43 million of company stock–his entire stake in the firm. William Berk, also its former chairman and CEO, sold the stock in a placement negotiated by Berk with Joseph ...

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Radio-station
formats change

Rochester radio audiences–and advertisers–woke up to a few surprises this morning. Two of Jacor Communications Inc.’s radio stations changed formats overnight. A third has already done so last week. WMAX-FM 106.7 switched its adult alternative programming to “All Delilah all ...

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Telesca rules in Sprint case

A possibly precedent-setting ruling handed down today on Rochester by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Telesca could have a wide effect on the deployment of wireless-communications networks. Ruling in a case brought last year by Sprint Spectrum L.P. against the ...

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Alliance Precision files
for bankruptcy

Blaming an alleged $2.4 million false-invoicing scheme by a former executive for its ills, Alliance Precision Plastics Corp. today filed a petition seeking protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. In the meantime, the billing scheme is the ...

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Nortonian union
asks for mediator

Union workers at the Nortonian Nursing Home have asked for a federal mediator in first-contract talks with the facility. Nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses and service workers at the 120-bed, skilled-care home voted to unionize in April, and have been ...

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CPAC to close plant in Ohio

CPAC Inc. plans to close its Marion, Ohio, plant as part of a restructuring effort to cut costs. CPAC, the Leicester, Livingston County-based manufacturer, expects to save some $1.5 million annually, chiefly through lower overhead and improved margins. The leased ...

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First Empire sets dividend First Empire State Corp. has declared a quarterly dividend of 80 cents per share on the company’s common stock, payable March 31 to shareholders of record as of March 2. First Empire is a $14 billion ...

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Monro Muffler looking
for new CEO

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. expects to take three to four months to find a replacement for president and CEO Lawrence Day, said acting CEO Jack Gallagher. Monro will follow its current business plan, including its expansion, while the CEO search ...

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Monro Muffler looking
for new CEO

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. expects to take three to four months to find a replacement for president and CEO Lawrence Day, said acting CEO Jack Gallagher. Monro will follow its current business plan, including its expansion, while the CEO search ...

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CPAC to close plant in Ohio

CPAC Inc. plans to close its Marion, Ohio, plant as part of a restructuring effort to cut costs. CPAC, the Leicester, Livingston County-based manufacturer, expects to save some $1.5 million annually, chiefly through lower overhead and improved margins.

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Nortonian union
asks for mediator

Union workers at the Nortonian Nursing Home have asked for a federal mediator in first-contract talks with the facility. Nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses and service workers at the 120-bed, skilled-care home voted to unionize in April, and have been ...

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Kodak holding
job fair

Some 2,500 Eastman Kodak Co. employees whose jobs were eliminated as part of corporate restructuring will get an opportunity to shop for a new employer. The company is sponsoring a job fair on Thursday at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center ...

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Kodak holding
job fair

Some 2,500 Eastman Kodak Co. employees whose jobs were eliminated as part of corporate restructuring will get an opportunity to shop for a new employer. The company is sponsoring a job fair on Thursday at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center ...

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Questra produces technology report Questra Consulting is now publishing monthly reports on the trends in the digital-camera industry. Each Questra Technology Report will focus on a single camera, analyzing its technological advances and market impact. Kodak elects VPs Eastman Kodak ...

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Frontier unveils
new ad campaign

Frontier Corp. today unveiled a new logo and advertising campaign at a Madison Square Garden press conference in New York City. The logo now uses “Frontier Communications” instead of Frontier and features a ring that represents its SONET network. “Today’s ...

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