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Want some practical tips on how to deal with banks? Like when you call, you should ask for the president’s office, because his or her secretary will be able to help you much more than the receptionist? Or that you ...

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Strong Memorial workers
ratify two-year deal

Strong Memorial Hospital employees have ratified a new two-year contract and canceled a one-day strike originally called for Monday. Nearly 900 hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center staff are covered by the agreement reached with Local 1199-Rochester.

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Mamasan’s owner opens cafe Mamasan’s owner Be Walters has opened Mamacita’s Cafe at 581 E. Main St. Located just around the corner from Mamasan’s–a popular Vietnamese eatery–the new cafe features Southwestern-style fare prepared by an experienced Southwestern-cooking chef. Walters will ...

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Strong Memorial workers
ratify two-year deal

Strong Memorial Hospital employees have ratified a new two-year contract and canceled a one-day strike originally called for Monday. Nearly 900 hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center staff are covered by the agreement reached with Local 1199-Rochester. It is ...

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Rochester Blues affiliate
with Syracuse plan

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the Rochester Area has affiliated with its counterpart in Syracuse, the plans announced today. Under the agreement approved by the organizations’ boards Thursday night, the Rochester plan and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ...

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R.J. Russell Realtors
to file for bankruptcy

The Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors plans to file a petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing–by one of Rochester’s largest residential brokers–is expected to have a ripple effect whose scope can now only be guessed at ...

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R.J. Russell Realtors
to file for bankruptcy

The Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors plans to file a petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing–by one of Rochester’s largest residential brokers–is expected to have a ripple effect whose scope can now only be guessed at ...

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Rochester Blues affiliate
with Syracuse plan

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the Rochester Area has affiliated with its counterpart in Syracuse, the plans announced today. Under the agreement approved by the organizations’ boards Thursday night, the Rochester plan and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ...

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RG&E earnings drop following Ginna outage Expenses associated with the 70-day outage of Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s Ginna Nuclear Power Plant drove the Rochester utility’s second-quarter earnings down nine cents a share. The plant was shut down for a ...

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Goulds posts record earnings

Goulds Pumps Inc. today announced all-time-high second-quarter and first-half earnings. Net earnings for the company were up 18.4 percent at $9.8 million on sales of $197.6 million for the three months ended June 30. Earnings of $17 million for the ...

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Xerox stock jumps on news
of second-quarter earnings

Xerox Corp. stock was pumped up in heavy trading today, as news of the firm’s double-digit earnings gain hit Wall Street. Sales for the document-processing segment marked a modest 4 percent upswing for the second quarter ended June 30.

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Kodak to make single-use cameras in Mexico

Eastman Kodak Co. will send some of its single-use camera manufacturing to Mexico. The company announced today that it plans to start making the recyclable cameras at a plant in Guadalajara. Kodak started manufacturing at the Guadalajara facility 25 years ...

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B&L, Porsche Design ink deal

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement to develop a brand of Porsche Design sunglasses, the company announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Porsche Design Management GmBH and Co.

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Goulds posts record earnings

Goulds Pumps Inc. today announced all-time-high second-quarter and first-half earnings. Net earnings for the company were up 18.4 percent at $9.8 million on sales of $197.6 million for the three months ended June 30.

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B&L, Porsche Design ink deal

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement to develop a brand of Porsche Design sunglasses, the company announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Porsche Design Management GmBH and Co. KG, founded in 1973, is ...

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