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CPAC unit enters farm market

The Fuller Brush Co. for the first time is getting its foot into the agricultural market. In a deal announced today, the CPAC Inc. subsidiary has inked a three-year deal with a Wisconsin-based catalog distributor that will market the firm’s ...

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UR settles
Wan lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by the family of Hoi Yan “Nicole” Wan against the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital and doctors involved in Wan’s case has been settled. Wan, a 19-year-old UR student, died in March after undergoing a bronchoscopy ...

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Bomb threat clears hotel

An apparent bomb threat prompted the evacuation of employees and guests at Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza this afternoon. According to hotel workers, an anonymous caller said an explosion would occur at 2 p.m. An hour later, police still were searching ...

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DTI closes Hansford deal

DT Industries Inc. has closed its deal to buy Hansford Manufacturing Corp. for roughly $37.4 million in cash, the company announced today. DTI is paying $17.4 million initially. Additional payments of up to $20 million are to be made over ...

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DTI closes Hansford deal

DT Industries Inc. has closed its deal to buy Hansford Manufacturing Corp. for roughly $37.4 million in cash, the company announced today. DTI is paying $17.4 million initially. Additional payments of up to $20 million are to be made over ...

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Bomb threat clears hotel

An apparent bomb threat prompted the evacuation of employees and guests at Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza this afternoon. According to hotel workers, an anonymous caller said an explosion would occur at 2 p.m. An hour later, police still were searching ...

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Monroe Title buys Wyoming Abstract Monroe Title Insurance Corp. has acquired Wyoming Abstract. The firm will be renamed Wyoming Abstract Co. and operate as a division of Monroe Title. Maurice Martin, president of Wyoming Abstract, will continue in management at ...

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FTZ group picks new president

The group overseeing Rochester’s foreign trade zone named a new president this week. Thomas Fatcheric, import services director at Eastman Kodak Co., was appointed president of the Rochester International Development Corp. RIDC is a privately funded organization run by a ...

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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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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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