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Flynn loses Dick’s account

Publicus/Bloom has beat out the Flynn Agency of Rochester to handle the Dick’s Clothing and Sporting Goods account. Flynn had held the account for five years, and was in the running until the end of the three-month review this year, ...

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County to privatize golf courses Monroe County has chosen Jack Tindale, the pro at Genesee Valley Golf Course, to take over operations of the county’s three public courses. “This is a classic case where government needs to get out and ...

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Telesca dismisses Xerox suit

An age- and gender-discrimination suit filed in federal court here by 17 former Xerox Corp. employees was dismissed this week. The plaintiffs failed to prove that Xerox’s redeployment and reduction-in-force policies were biased on the basis of age or gender, ...

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Former SRS CFO pleads
guilty to embezzlement

Former Scientific Radio Systems Inc. chief financial officer Thomas Herstine has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $40,000 from the financially troubled Rochester company. He is scheduled for sentencing Oct. 10. Herstine did not personally pocket the funds–taken from employees’ ...

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CPAC, Transmation best selves

Two local manufacturers–CPAC Inc. and Transmation Inc.–turned in best-ever earnings and sales today for the quarter ended June 30. CPAC reported first-quarter profits of $1.8 million, or 24 cents a share–a 59 percent gain over a year ago. Sales also ...

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CPAC, Transmation best selves

Two local manufacturers–CPAC Inc. and Transmation Inc.–turned in best-ever earnings and sales today for the quarter ended June 30. CPAC reported first-quarter profits of $1.8 million, or 24 cents a share–a 59 percent gain over a year ago.

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Frontier rings up record quarter

Spurred by its booming long-distance business, Frontier Corp. cranked out record-breaking profits and revenues for the second quarter, marking the telecom firm’s 17th consecutive quarter of double-digit earnings growth. Net income jumped to $69.2 million or 42 cents a share, ...

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The Loop

Kleenex, anyone? It’s either a case of trademark trampling or great product placement. In “Multiplicity,” a recently released Michael Keaton comedy, the film’s central gag involves increasingly inept attempts at cloning.

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B&L to divest subsidiary,
forge global alliance

Bausch & Lomb Inc. is selling its dental-implant business to Finisterre Fund, a health care investment company. Senior managers at the dental subsidiary, Steri-Oss Inc., also are participants in the purchase agreement and will become part owners of the company ...

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The Loop

Kleenex, anyone? It’s either a case of trademark trampling or great product placement. In “Multiplicity,” a recently released Michael Keaton comedy, the film’s central gag involves increasingly inept attempts at cloning. Keaton’s character describes the concept this way: “You Xerox ...

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County consolidates fleet operations Monroe County has created a team to spearhead the consolidation of all county fleet operations. The team will include members from the county Sheriff’s Department, Water Authority and Department of Facilities Management, and from Monroe Community ...

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B&L to divest subsidiary,
forge global alliance

Bausch & Lomb Inc. is selling its dental-implant business to Finisterre Fund, a health care investment company. Senior managers at the dental subsidiary, Steri-Oss Inc., also are participants in the purchase agreement and will become part owners of the company ...

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Frontier rings up record quarter

Spurred by its booming long-distance business, Frontier Corp. cranked out record-breaking profits and revenues for the second quarter, marking the telecom firm’s 17th consecutive quarter of double-digit earnings growth. Net income jumped to $69.2 million or 42 cents a share, ...

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Marking a milestone at Nu-kote

(The following remarks by Nu-kote International Inc. Chairman and CEO David Brigante were on Saturday, July 20, at a ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Nu-kote’s Ridgeway Avenue plant.) Welcome to Nu-kote and today’s open house here in Rochester. Today ...

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Nu-kote celebrates expansion

Rep. Louise Slaughter and a host of other government officials joined Nu-kote International Inc. Saturday to celebrate the end of a two-year expansion project at Nu-kote’s Ridgeway Avenue plant. Nu-kote has pumped nearly $4 million into new equipment and employee ...

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