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NASD fines
brokerage firms

The National Association of Securities Dealers has hit brokerage firms Smith Barney Inc. and Lehman Bros. with fines of $250,000 each and ordered the companies to return to clients nearly $3 million each in wrongly collected commissions. The overcharges affected ...

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Credit-union
amendment proposed

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Banking Committee have proposed a law that would amend the Federal Credit Union Act to let credit unions enroll members from unrelated companies and groups. If passed, the measure would probably make a ...

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Credit-union
amendment proposed

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Banking Committee have proposed a law that would amend the Federal Credit Union Act to let credit unions enroll members from unrelated companies and groups. If passed, the measure would probably make a ...

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NASD fines
brokerage firms

The National Association of Securities Dealers has hit brokerage firms Smith Barney Inc. and Lehman Bros. with fines of $250,000 each and ordered the companies to return to clients nearly $3 million each in wrongly collected commissions. The overcharges affected ...

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Tyson, Kavetas to
join Kodak board

A former Clinton Administration appointee is one of two nominees to join the Eastman Kodak Co. board of directors. Kodak nominated Laura D’Andrea Tyson, now a college professor, and Harry Kavetas, the company’s chief financial officer. Each will appear on ...

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George Eastman House
nets $300,000 grants

Thanks to nearly $300,000 in grants, the George Eastman House will restore a newly discovered color version of the 1926 film “Metropolis” and several other culturally significant American classics. The museum also will collaborate with the Image Permanence Institute at ...

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Stiller receives Women’s Network award The Rochester Women’s Network will present its yearly “W” award to Sharon Stiller, a partner at Underberg & Kessler LLP and chair of its employment-law group. Stiller also is president of the local chapter of ...

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George Eastman House
nets $300,000 grants

Thanks to nearly $300,000 in grants, the George Eastman House will restore a newly discovered color version of the 1926 film “Metropolis” and several other culturally significant American classics. The museum also will collaborate with the Image Permanence Institute at ...

Read More »

Tyson, Kavetas to
join Kodak board

A former Clinton Administration appointee is one of two nominees to join the Eastman Kodak Co. board of directors. Kodak nominated Laura D’Andrea Tyson, now a college professor, and Harry Kavetas, the company’s chief financial officer.

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Senate passes
tax reduction

The state Senate has passed a school-tax reduction bill. The measure would shave an estimated $3 billion off property owners’ tax bills over five years, said Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, R-Brunswick. Bruno said the Senate measure combines elements of ...

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Seneca Zoo to
open exhibit

Seneca Park Zoo next month is set to open the largest expansion in its 103-year history. Rocky Coasts, funded with $7.75 million in Monroe County funds and $450,000 in private funds, will house the zoo’s polar bears, penguins, reindeer and ...

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Performance Technologies acquires bus products Performance Technologies Inc. has bought the design and manufacturing rights of Artecon Corp.’s line of SBus and PCI bus-controller products. A California-based company, Artecon’s asynchronous controllers are used for high-speed support of Internet connectivity. Geneseo ...

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Seneca Zoo to
open exhibit

Seneca Park Zoo next month is set to open the largest expansion in its 103-year history. Rocky Coasts, funded with $7.75 million in Monroe County funds and $450,000 in private funds, will house the zoo’s polar bears, penguins, reindeer and ...

Read More »

Senate passes
tax reduction

The state Senate has passed a school-tax reduction bill. The measure would shave an estimated $3 billion off property owners’ tax bills over five years, said Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, R-Brunswick. Bruno said the Senate measure combines elements of ...

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Cooper deal approved by FTC The Cooper Cos. Inc.’s acquisition of the Natural Touch line of opaque contact lenses from Wesley-Jessen has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. Cooper paid $7.5 million in cash and notes for the line. ...

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