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B&L returns as South Africa investor

Eight years after Bausch & Lomb Inc. divested its South African subsidiary, the eye-care company has acquired the operations of its exclusive distributor in that country. Details of the purchase agreement with SA Vision Care Pty.

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Hudson purchases 12 hotels

Hudson Hotels Corp. has signed a $61 million deal to buy 12 hotels, the company announced today. Hudson will pay SB Motel Corp. $55 million in cash, plus $3 million in common stock and a $3 million short-term note. The ...

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The Loop

Rochester resident Malcolm Glazer gets grazed in the Oct. 7 issue of Business Week in a story that includes a delightfully dorky photo of the gnomish financier. Just last year, Glazer gleefully ponied up $192 million for controlling interest in ...

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RG&E takes wraps off deregulation proposal

Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. would be broken into three independent units under a deregulation plan it submitted today to the state Public Service Commission. No specific time frames are outlined in the plan. RG&E officials want clarification on several ...

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The Loop

Rochester resident Malcolm Glazer gets grazed in the Oct. 7 issue of Business Week in a story that includes a delightfully dorky photo of the gnomish financier. Just last year, Glazer gleefully ponied up $192 million for controlling interest in ...

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RG&E takes wraps off deregulation proposal

Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. would be broken into three independent units under a deregulation plan it submitted today to the state Public Service Commission. No specific time frames are outlined in the plan. RG&E officials want clarification on several ...

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Analyst downgrades Frontier rating Lehman Brothers Inc. analyst Blake Bath has downgraded Frontier Corp.’s rating from outperform to buy, the Dow Jones news wire reports. He could not be reached for comment today. Meanwhile, the company’s board of directors has ...

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Xerox, Kodak unveil joint effort

Xerox Corp. and Eastman Kodak Co. have launched a joint promotion for the real estate market, the companies announced today. Starting tomorrow, real estate professionals who buy the Xerox XPrint 4915 Plus color laser printer will get free design software ...

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Wolf Winterkorn, Flynn Agency
agree to forge close ties

Wolf Winterkorn Lillis Inc. and the Flynn Agency have entered into a joint venture that could end with the two advertising firms merging. “We feel we can grow together, and eventually become one, hopefully,” said Sharon Napier, president of Wolf ...

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Xerox, Kodak unveil joint effort

Xerox Corp. and Eastman Kodak Co. have launched a joint promotion for the real estate market, the companies announced today. Starting tomorrow, real estate professionals who buy the Xerox XPrint 4915 Plus color laser printer will get free design software ...

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Wolf Winterkorn, Flynn Agency
agree to forge close ties

Wolf Winterkorn Lillis Inc. and the Flynn Agency have entered into a joint venture that could end with the two advertising firms merging. “We feel we can grow together, and eventually become one, hopefully,” said Sharon Napier, president of Wolf ...

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Web Sights

If you work the night shift and have a hard time figuring out how to adjust your lifestyle to your schedule, or if you are an employer who wants to know how best to help your night-shift workers, there is ...

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Web Sights

If you work the night shift and have a hard time figuring out how to adjust your lifestyle to your schedule, or if you are an employer who wants to know how best to help your night-shift workers, there is ...

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UR scientist wins award A University of Rochester scientist is one of four researchers chosen to receive the prestigious Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. Porter Anderson Jr. M.D. and the others were honored for their work in developing and ...

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Acting hospital president named

Richard Constantino M.D. has been named acting president of Rochester General Hospital. Former President and CEO Steven Goldstein resigned earlier this month to become executive director and chief operating officer of Strong Memorial Hospital. Roger Hunt, president and CEO of ...

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