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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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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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Eastman Chemical raises quarterly dividend The Eastman Chemical Co. board of directors has declared a 5 percent increase in the firm’s quarterly cash dividend, raising it to 44 cents a share from 42 cents a share. The increase raises the ...

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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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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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Stock market surge continues

Stocks jumped for the fourth session in a row today, a trend that economists believe will continue. S.P. Kothari, accounting professor at the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, agrees with other economists that a ...

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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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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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Stock market surge continues

Stocks jumped for the fourth session in a row today, a trend that economists believe will continue. S.P. Kothari, accounting professor at the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, agrees with other economists that a ...

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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. O’Neill joined ...

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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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