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ACC to buy Canadian unit’s stock

The telecom firm ACC Corp. today announced plans to buy back the remaining 30 percent stake in its Canadian subsidiary, ACC TelEnterprises Ltd. The move was foreshadowed this morning when trading of ACC Tel’s stock on the Toronto exchange stopped ...

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Xerox names chief technologist Mark Weiser has been named chief technologist at Xerox Corp.’s Palo Alto Research Center. He will play a key role in developing the company’s strategic plan for leveraging business opportunities on the Internet. Under Weiser’s direction ...

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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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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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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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