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NATO propels LaserMax profits

A sizable order from NATO helped shoot LaserMax Inc.’s second-quarter profits and sales to record heights, the company announced today. LaserMax earned $200,000 on sales of $1.5 million during the quarter. A year ago, the privately held firm posted a ...

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Firm seeks workers’ comp tie-in

State Workers’ Compensation Board chairman Robert Snashell plans to be in Rochester Friday to meet with the head of a local safety equipment firm. Dean Ashton, president of Ashton Safety Inc., said Snashell’s visit could lead to the state offering ...

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Monroe Title profits in quarter

Monroe Title Insurance Corp. today reported second-quarter and first-half earnings, bouncing back from posting red ink for the comparable periods in 1995. Headquartered in Rochester, Monroe Title is a full-service title insurance and abstract company with 17 offices scattered in ...

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British conglomerate might divest interest in Rank Xerox

Xerox Corp. still is interested in buying the 20 percent stake the Rank Organisation PLC holds in Rank Xerox Ltd., Xerox’s European subsidiary–providing Rank wants to sell, a Xerox spokesman said today. London-based Rank, an entertainment conglomerate, is scheduled Thursday ...

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Local stations’ owner plans
move into radio’s top ranks

American Radio Systems and EZ Communications today announced a merger agreement that would create one of the top five radio broadcasting companies in the country. ARS also is in the process of buying the Lincoln Group L.P., a move that ...

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Local stations’ owner plans
move into radio’s top ranks

American Radio Systems and EZ Communications today announced a merger agreement that would create one of the top five radio broadcasting companies in the country. ARS also is in the process of buying the Lincoln Group L.P., a move that ...

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British conglomerate might divest interest in Rank Xerox

Xerox Corp. still is interested in buying the 20 percent stake the Rank Organisation PLC holds in Rank Xerox Ltd., Xerox’s European subsidiary–providing Rank wants to sell, a Xerox spokesman said today. London-based Rank, an entertainment conglomerate, is scheduled Thursday ...

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MCC earns national recognition Community College Week says Monroe Community College ranks ninth in the nation among two-year colleges in the number of associate degrees conferred. Seven of the eight colleges ahead of MCC on the list have larger enrollments. ...

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Monroe Title profits in quarter

Monroe Title Insurance Corp. today reported second-quarter and first-half earnings, bouncing back from posting red ink for the comparable periods in 1995. Headquartered in Rochester, Monroe Title is a full-service title insurance and abstract company with 17 offices scattered in ...

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Firm seeks workers’ comp tie-in

State Workers’ Compensation Board chairman Robert Snashell plans to be in Rochester Friday to meet with the head of a local safety equipment firm. Dean Ashton, president of Ashton Safety Inc., said Snashell’s visit could lead to the state offering ...

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Web Sights

How much should you try to save on a computer? Do banks give sound financial advice? Should you buy a service contract? These questions and more are answered in Fearless Factoids, daily tips sent out by Stephen Wershing, a Fairport ...

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Web Sights

How much should you try to save on a computer? Do banks give sound financial advice? Should you buy a service contract? These questions and more are answered in Fearless Factoids, daily tips sent out by Stephen Wershing, a Fairport ...

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Eastway files papers
in bankruptcy court

Eastway Lincoln-Mercury Inc. has asked for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The Webster Ford dealership yesterday filed a petition in Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. Neither Eastway Lincoln-Mercury president Felix Sciallatta nor the firm’s bankruptcy ...

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U.S., Japan reach chip accord

Details are still sketchy, but officials from the United States and Japan say they have reached agreement regarding a semiconductor trade dispute between the two countries. Despite intense efforts, negotiators fell just short of meeting the July 31 deadline, the ...

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Monroe Title CEO exiting

Dennis O’Neill, president and CEO of Monroe Title Insurance Corp., is leaving the company to pursue other interests, it was announced today. Thomas Moonan, chairman of Monroe Title’s board of directors, will become replace O’Neill, the company said.

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