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Publicly traded firm to buy Azatar Computer Systems

Azatar Computer Systems Inc. of Fairport has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by Comforce Corp., a publicly traded consulting and outsourcing firm specializing in telecommunications and information technology. The deal could close by early September, said Mark ...

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Publicly traded firm to buy Azatar Computer Systems

Azatar Computer Systems Inc. of Fairport has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by Comforce Corp., a publicly traded consulting and outsourcing firm specializing in telecommunications and information technology. The deal could close by early September, said Mark ...

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Highland, WHO to form centers

Highland Hospital has signed an agreement with the World Health Organization to help develop an international network of cancer-education centers. A dozen or more projects will be developed with help from a support and administrative center at Highland led by ...

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TV stations see ad growth

A national survey showing local and spot television sales volume increases holds true for the local market, sales representatives from area TV stations say. Television Bureau of Advertising Inc.’s second-quarter station time sales survey of 413 stations showed an average ...

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U.S. seeks WTO panels in Kodak case The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office has requested two dispute-settlement panels to rule on U.S. complaints that Japan has hindered access to its photo film and paper markets. Talks in July failed to make ...

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Russell to liquidate
real estate firm

Real estate broker Richard Russell will oversee the liquidation of his firm from quarters at the Hyatt Regency Rochester while pulling down a $1,000-a-week salary. The liquidation of the Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors, meanwhile, is to be closely overseen by ...

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Sutherland unit signs
Xerox marketing deal

A unit of the Sutherland Group Ltd. could get juiced by a deal it recently inked with Xerox of Upstate New York to market and sell Xerox Corp. desktop printers. Aspen Technologies, a Sutherland Group subsidiary founded in 1993, will ...

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Marine Midland unit to buy
J.P. Morgan dollar cleaners

HSBC Financial Institutions, a division of Marine Midland Bank N.A., has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire J.P. Morgan’s institutional U.S. dollar clearing business. “The J.P. Morgan U.S. dollar-clearing business could more than double HSBC Financial Institutions’ current dollar-clearing values ...

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The Loop

The next best thing Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is leading a workshop for the upcoming Peter Lowe “Success 1996” seminar in Buffalo, joining such luminaries as Larry King and George and Barbara Bush. Kelly’s session is titled “Designing a ...

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The Loop

The next best thing Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is leading a workshop for the upcoming Peter Lowe “Success 1996” seminar in Buffalo, joining such luminaries as Larry King and George and Barbara Bush. Kelly’s session is titled “Designing a ...

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Marine Midland unit to buy
J.P. Morgan dollar cleaners

HSBC Financial Institutions, a division of Marine Midland Bank N.A., has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire J.P. Morgan’s institutional U.S. dollar clearing business. “The J.P. Morgan U.S. dollar-clearing business could more than double HSBC Financial Institutions’ current dollar-clearing values ...

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Sutherland unit signs
Xerox marketing deal

A unit of the Sutherland Group Ltd. could get juiced by a deal it recently inked with Xerox of Upstate New York to market and sell Xerox Corp. desktop printers. Aspen Technologies, a Sutherland Group subsidiary founded in 1993, will ...

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Russell to liquidate
real estate firm

Real estate broker Richard Russell will oversee the liquidation of his firm from quarters at the Hyatt Regency Rochester while pulling down a $1,000-a-week salary. The liquidation of the Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors, meanwhile, is to be closely overseen by ...

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Genencor opens R&D center

Genencor International Inc. has put the finishing touches on its $66 million research and development center in Palo Alto, Calif. The state-of-the-art center officially opened its doors on Thursday. Rochester-based Genencor broke ground on the Genencor International Technology Center last ...

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Investor to acquire assets of Warehouse Auto Centers

An investor who has been running Warehouse Auto Inc. since spring has received bankruptcy-court approval to buy the company’s assets. Richard Dale, a former discount retailing executive, has served as Warehouse Auto president since May.

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