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Citizens Utilities to buy
Ogden Telephone Co.

Ogden Telephone Co. has signed a letter of intent to merge with Citizens Utilities Co., a powerful conglomerate that runs telecommunications, natural gas, electric and other utilities in 20 states. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A possible merger ...

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St. Mary’s, Park Ridge
agree on merger

St. Mary’s Hospital and Park Ridge Health System Inc. have agreed tentatively to merge the two organizations. The boards signed a non-binding memorandum Wednesday that would make Park Ridge the primary hospital in the new St. Mary’s/Park Ridge System. The ...

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B&L reaches settlement
in class-action lawsuit

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit prompted by the marketing and pricing of its Medalist, Optima FW and Criterion Ultra FW soft-contact lenses. The settlement–which the company said has received preliminary approval from the ...

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Xerox promotes “cost-conscious copying” Customers buying Xerox Corp. small office/home office copiers purchased at major retail outlets through Oct. 31 will receive a free toner cartridge. The offer covers every Xerox copier that produces from three to 13 copies per ...

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B&L reaches settlement
in class-action lawsuit

Bausch & Lomb Inc. has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit prompted by the marketing and pricing of its Medalist, Optima FW and Criterion Ultra FW soft-contact lenses. The settlement–which the company said has received preliminary approval from the ...

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St. Mary’s, Park Ridge
agree on merger

St. Mary’s Hospital and Park Ridge Health System Inc. have agreed tentatively to merge the two organizations. The boards signed a non-binding memorandum Wednesday that would make Park Ridge the primary hospital in the new St.

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Citizens Utilities to buy
Ogden Telephone Co.

Ogden Telephone Co. has signed a letter of intent to merge with Citizens Utilities Co., a powerful conglomerate that runs telecommunications, natural gas, electric and other utilities in 20 states. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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FCC unveils rules for local-phone competition

The Federal Communications Commission today unveiled national rules aimed at opening local telecom markets to competition, following up on the broad-ranging telecommunications reform signed into law earlier this year. While the FCC will not release the nearly 600-page full text ...

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Kodak opens marketing, technology center

Eastman Kodak Co. has opened a Silicon Valley marketing and technology development center. The center’s opening was reported in yesterday’s Daily Variety. A Kodak spokesman in Rochester said he was unable immediately to supply information on the new marketing venture.

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Racetrack workers’ lawsuit against state ordered to trial

An Albany state Supreme Court justice says fired state Racing and Wagering Board workers will have their day in court. After hearing lengthy pretrial arguments, state Supreme Court Justice George Cerisia Jr. this month ordered the state to stand trial ...

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Racetrack workers’ lawsuit against state ordered to trial

An Albany state Supreme Court justice says fired state Racing and Wagering Board workers will have their day in court. After hearing lengthy pretrial arguments, state Supreme Court Justice George Cerisia Jr. this month ordered the state to stand trial ...

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PSC stock takes hit after second-quarter results

PSC Inc.’s stock took a nosedive today, following the firm’s report of lower-than-anticipated earnings for the second quarter. PSC stock fell as low as $7 a share this morning, down from a Tuesday close of $8.75. Its quarterly results were ...

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Hahn posts 3rd-quarter turnaround Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. late today reported earnings of $984,000 for the company’s third quarter, marking a sharp turnaround from a $428,000 net loss a year ago. Earnings per share for the period ended June 30 ...

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PSC stock takes hit after second-quarter results

PSC Inc.’s stock took a nosedive today, following the firm’s report of lower-than-anticipated earnings for the second quarter. PSC stock fell as low as $7 a share this morning, down from a Tuesday close of $8.75. Its quarterly results were ...

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Firm launches employment site

Softech Information Systems Corp. has started a free, online job and resume posting service called the Internet Career Exchange. Several similar data bases are available on the Internet, but they usually charge a monthly, yearly or per-posting fee to an ...

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