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Frontier, sports pros
team up to help others

A moose, a rhino and Santa Claus do not have much in common–except in Rochester, where the mascots from local pro sports teams and corporate volunteers joined for a series of Christmastime good deeds. The Rochester Americans, Rochester Raging Rhinos ...

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State to post records
of licensed professionals

The state next year will start posting licensing and disciplinary information about practitioners in 38 professions in a centralized Internet site. The state Department of Education plans to post the records for the last three years on its site at ...

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ICS/Executone lands
deal with DEA

Crime might not pay, but helping fight crime will pay off for a Rochester telecommunications company. ICS/Executone Telecom Inc. has won a contract with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force.

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Accounting firm denies RGRTA claim Arthur Andersen LLP intends to defend itself against any litigation filed by the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority related to the disappearance of $1 million in bus-company funds. “Because of pending litigation, we are unable to ...

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HMOs suffer
few complaints

Preferred Care had the best consumer-complaint record of any insurance plan in New York last year, and Blue Choice was not far behind, according to a report released this week. In 1995, three complaints were filed against Preferred Care.

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Market gives
B&L a boost

In response to a federal lawsuit filed against it by state Attorney General Dennis Vacco, Bausch & Lomb Inc. issued a response that made the following points: “Contact lenses are regulated medical devices available only by prescription.

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Market gives
B&L a boost

In response to a federal lawsuit filed against it by state Attorney General Dennis Vacco, Bausch & Lomb Inc. issued a response that made the following points: “Contact lenses are regulated medical devices available only by prescription. Under the current ...

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HMOs suffer
few complaints

Preferred Care had the best consumer-complaint record of any insurance plan in New York last year, and Blue Choice was not far behind, according to a report released this week. In 1995, three complaints were filed against Preferred Care. None ...

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ICS/Executone lands
deal with DEA

Crime might not pay, but helping fight crime will pay off for a Rochester telecommunications company. ICS/Executone Telecom Inc. has won a contract with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force. ICS/Executone was hired to provide ...

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Fate of CWA pact
awaits late-January tally

The final vote tally on a tentative agreement between Rochester Telephone Corp. and its union workers is not expected until late next month. The national Communications Workers of America plans to mail ballots on Jan. 10 to all members of ...

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Fate of CWA pact
awaits late-January tally

The final vote tally on a tentative agreement between Rochester Telephone Corp. and its union workers is not expected until late next month. The national Communications Workers of America plans to mail ballots on Jan.

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Fourth-quarter profit to plummet

Bausch & Lomb Inc. today poured saline on its own wounds, disclosing that it expects drastically reduced fourth-quarter earnings following canceled orders from its biggest sunglasses customer. The order cuts from the Miami, Fla.-based Sunglass Hut Corp.

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U.K. approval
boosts ACC

Two area long-distance companies expect to save millions of dollars annually after being among the first companies in the world to get government approval to own transmission lines in the United Kingdom. The U.K. license, granted to 44 telecommunications companies ...

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Suit looms over
RTS accounting

The Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority says it plans to take Arthur Andersen LLP to court in the wake of the disappearance of $1 million in cash from bus-company coffers. Donald Riley, CEO of the authority, also announced new internal and ...

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Suit looms over
RTS accounting

The Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority says it plans to take Arthur Andersen LLP to court in the wake of the disappearance of $1 million in cash from bus-company coffers. Donald Riley, CEO of the authority, also announced new internal and ...

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