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DOT warns Rochester Tel

The state Department of Transportation has issued a warning to Rochester Telephone Corp. for failing to have permits that are required when working near state highways, a DOT official said. On several recent occasions, Rochester Tel work crews had either ...

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People on the Move

Frontier Corp. announces that Philip Yawman has been promoted to director of investment relations. The company also has announced the following appointments: Jack Bowman as director of corporate services; Todd Julien as vice president of marketing; Lori Harter as vice ...

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Case-Hoyt challenges
NLRB rehiring order

Case-Hoyt Corp. is asking a federal judge to reverse a May arbitration order directing it to rehire laid-off union workers. The company’s attorney says the case boils down to whether Case-Hoyt can take its own evaluation of workers into account ...

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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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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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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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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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The Loop

In what The Loop sees as a trend-setting move, Rochester Hearing & Speech Center goes where no annual report has gone before. “We who call ourselves the crew of Starship RHSC invite you to share the results of our journey ...

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ITALIAN FASHION-GOODS MAKER SUES MAY DEPARTMENT STORES An Italian fashion-goods maker says it is suing May Department Stores Co. for trademark infringement. Reuters reports that Salvatore Ferragamo Italia S.p.A. alleges that May and its divisions, Lord & Taylor and Hecht’s ...

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The Loop

In what The Loop sees as a trend-setting move, Rochester Hearing & Speech Center goes where no annual report has gone before. “We who call ourselves the crew of Starship RHSC invite you to share the results of our journey ...

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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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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 ...

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