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Eastman Chemical
to cut labor costs

Eastman Chemical Co. intends to reduce labor costs by $325 million by 2000. No layoffs are planned, Eastman Chemical spokeswoman Martha Lawson said, and no impact on Rochester workers is anticipated. Cost reductions will be achieved through a mix of ...

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Eastman Chemical
to cut labor costs

Eastman Chemical Co. intends to reduce labor costs by $325 million by 2000. No layoffs are planned, Eastman Chemical spokeswoman Martha Lawson said, and no impact on Rochester workers is anticipated. Cost reductions will be achieved through a mix of ...

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Frontier, Midwest unions
reach agreements

Frontier Corp. has settled contracts with two Communications Workers of America unions, both in other states. The CWA Local 1170 in Rochester and Frontier plan to meet Monday at 10 a.m., following up on a meeting this week. That meeting ...

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Barnes & Noble to open second area store Barnes & Noble Inc. is scheduled to open its second Rochester-area store Nov. 5 at 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. in Greece. The 22,000-square-foot store will stock more than 150,000 titles. The ...

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Cellular One starts
Internet service

Cellular One today joined the increasingly competitive local Internet service provider business. The wireless communications provider introduced Internet by Cellular One, which uses traditional landline connections, company officials said. It is part of Cellular One’s efforts to expand into non-wireless ...

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Dennis Mullen named
Curtice Burns CEO

Dennis Mullen will take over as CEO of Curtice Burns Foods Inc. on Jan. 3, the company announced today. Mullen, 42, will replace Roy Myers, 65, who is retiring. Mullen this year was promoted from president of Comstock Michigan Fruit ...

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Thompson bias claim
against SBA rejected

The U.S. Small Business Administration did not discriminate against auto dealer Jesse Thompson, a federal judge has ruled. Thompson, CEO of the Duryea Ford and Heritage Toyota car dealerships in Brockport, named the SBA in an action he filed last ...

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Thompson bias claim
against SBA rejected

The U.S. Small Business Administration did not discriminate against auto dealer Jesse Thompson, a federal judge has ruled. Thompson, CEO of the Duryea Ford and Heritage Toyota car dealerships in Brockport, named the SBA in an action he filed last ...

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Dennis Mullen named
Curtice Burns CEO

Dennis Mullen will take over as CEO of Curtice Burns Foods Inc. on Jan. 3, the company announced today. Mullen, 42, will replace Roy Myers, 65, who is retiring. Mullen this year was promoted from president of Comstock Michigan Fruit ...

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Cellular One starts
Internet service

Cellular One today joined the increasingly competitive local Internet service provider business. The wireless communications provider introduced Internet by Cellular One, which uses traditional landline connections, company officials said.

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Home Properties logs
higher earnings

Rochester-based real estate investment trust Home Properties of New York Inc. today reported third-quarter funds from operations of $3.6 million, up from $2.99 million for the same period last year. FFO is considered a prime earnings measure for equity-based REITS, ...

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Magnetic Technologies
finishes year in hole

Losses from an unprofitable business segment, and its subsequent sale, dumped Magnetic Technologies Corp. into a fiscal 1996 hole that even a solid fourth quarter could not save. Sales at the company jumped 14 percent, or $3 million, for fiscal ...

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Manning unit extends
online search service

Manning & Napier Information Services is extending its online search service to corporate clients. MNIS unveiled its new services at the National Online ’96 conference in Rochester this week. “We’re getting really exciting responses, especially in the telecommunications and telephone ...

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Manning unit extends
online search service

Manning & Napier Information Services is extending its online search service to corporate clients. MNIS unveiled its new services at the National Online ’96 conference in Rochester this week. “We’re getting really exciting responses, especially in the telecommunications and telephone ...

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Magnetic Technologies
finishes year in hole

Losses from an unprofitable business segment, and its subsequent sale, dumped Magnetic Technologies Corp. into a fiscal 1996 hole that even a solid fourth quarter could not save. Sales at the company jumped 14 percent, or $3 million, for fiscal ...

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