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Japan to talk at WTO

The Japanese government has agreed to take part in talks at the World Trade Organization over Eastman Kodak Co.’s charges that its photographic film and paper market unfairly shuts out foreign competition. The Reuters news agency today reported that a ...

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ICS/Executone protests
open-market violations

Complaints to the state Public Service Commission this week could be the prelude to an antitrust lawsuit that ICS/Executone Telecom Inc. plans to file against Rochester Telephone Corp., President I.C. Shah said today. Ongoing concerns that Rochester Tel, a local ...

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Paychex to buy NBS

Paychex Inc. today announced an agreement to merge with National Business Solution Inc. of St. Petersburg, Fla. Outstanding shares of NBS are to be exchanged for some 3 million shares of Paychex common stock. The transaction will be accounted for ...

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Web Sights

Have you had it with your boss and have no one to talk to about it? Tell your story to a sympathetic bunch on the Internet. My Boss is a site that subscribes to the point of view: “Whether yesterday, ...

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FRONTIER SIGNS WHOLESALE DEAL Frontier Corp. has snagged a new long-distance wholesale customer, the company announced today. Frontier inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar contract with TTI Telecommunications Inc., a long-distance reseller based in Seattle. On a wholesale basis, Frontier will sell ...

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Workers’ comp reform uncertain

New York legislative leaders and Gov. George Pataki could reach a state budget agreement this week, says Assemblyman Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit. Agreement on workers’ compensation insurance reform, however, appears less certain at this point. After meeting with Assembly leaders this ...

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Cable competition heats up

Competition is heating up for local cable giant Time Warner Communications, as AT&T Corp. flexes its marketing muscle in a partnership with DirecTV Inc., a direct-broadcast satellite service. And Rochester Telephone Corp. could be entering the fray soon, too. An ...

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Cable competition heats up

Competition is heating up for local cable giant Time Warner Communications, as AT&T Corp. flexes its marketing muscle in a partnership with DirecTV Inc., a direct-broadcast satellite service. And Rochester Telephone Corp. could be entering the fray soon, too. An ...

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Village Green faces fiscal woes

The troubled Village Green Bookstore Inc. is not an ideal size or in an ideal location to compete effectively in today’s book-selling market, industry experts say. If it were a larger chain, even if it were regional, the company could ...

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Workers’ comp reform uncertain

New York legislative leaders and Gov. George Pataki could reach a state budget agreement this week, says Assemblyman Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit. Agreement on workers’ compensation insurance reform, however, appears less certain at this point. After meeting with Assembly leaders this ...

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Village Green faces fiscal woes

The troubled Village Green Bookstore Inc. is not an ideal size or in an ideal location to compete effectively in today’s book-selling market, industry experts say. If it were a larger chain, even if it were regional, the company could ...

Read More »

Web Sights

Have you had it with your boss and have no one to talk to about it? Tell your story to a sympathetic bunch on the Internet. My Boss is a site that subscribes to the point of view: “Whether yesterday, ...

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