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  1. Two new Dunkin' Donuts sites to hold openingsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Dunkin' Brand Group Inc. will hold openings two new locations on Wednesday. Together the new sites add nearly 40 jobs to the local economy, officials said.

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  2. Report: Rochester ranks near bottom in economic diversityRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester received poor marks for its economic diversity in WalletHub's 2015's Cities with the Most & Least Diversified Economies . Of the 350 largest U.S. cities, Rochester ranked as the 15th least diversified in terms of its economy.

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  3. Business Transformation Award finalistsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Children's Institute Inc. www.childrensinstitute.net In 2014, the Children's Institute website redesign improved internal business practices as well as enhanced overall customer service. The site provides a seamless, time-efficient and safe way for customers to donate, order products and register for training classes.

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  4. Rochester Top 100: Company embraces change as key to growthRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Some individuals and businesses avoid change at all costs. But for Robert Judd and the executive team at Beltz Ianni & Associates LLC, adaptation has meant solid revenue growth and a steady increase in employment.

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  5. Schumer urges release of funds for health care facilities hereRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services should release $5 million owed to two area health care facilities, Sen. Charles Schumer said Monday. That amount is part $11 million appropriated but never sent funding meant for clinics serving the poor under the federal Vital Access Provider program.

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  6. Pair of events to promote craft cidersRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    A range of New York cideries will hold two nights of tasting for their craft ciders as part of Taste-NY, an initiative to promote the state's food and beverage industries as well as the recently formed New York Cider Association. The tastings begin March 25 in Rochester and March 26 in Buffalo.

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  7. Coordknit program for cancer patients kicks of this weekRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Coordknit, a program that aims to enhance a patient's experience and reduce stress through knitting, begins Wednesday. The program was made possible through a partnership between Reenie Feingold, a Rochester breast cancer survivor and president of StoreSmart.com, and Karen Petito, owner of the Village Yarn & Fiber Shop in East Rochester and DizzySheep.com.

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  8. Non-profit gets new tools at Dallas eventRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Todd Baxter returned from a visit to the George W. Bush Institute with a new set of tools to improve functions at the Veterans Outreach Center Inc. Baxter, executive director of the Veterans Outreach Center, was one of 450 leaders in the veterans services landscape to travel to Dallas last month for the Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative, a year-long research project that studied best practices in non-profit organizations serving veterans. The national summit offered a chance to discuss effective strategies with other organizations facing the same challenges, Baxter said.

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  9. Semi-finalists selected for Rochester Venture ChallengeRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    High Tech Rochester Inc. has announced eight of 24 early-stage companies have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2015 Rochester Venture Challenge, formerly the Rochester Regional Business Plan Contest. The companies selected are competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes, officials said.

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  10. Cuomo visits Rochester to promote minimum raise hikeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo rallied in Rochester Wednesday with labor and community leaders for support of his proposal to raise the minimum wage. Roughly 90,000 workers in the Finger Lakes region could get a pay hike under the governor's plan to raise the minimum wage from the current $8.75 to $10.50 statewide, officials said.

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  11. Schumer pushes for federal funds for harbor dredgingRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday he is pushing federal officials to provide $2.32 million for dredging of the Port of Rochester's harbor. The funding had been requested from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Schumer, D-N.Y., said he is urging the federal appropriators in charge of approving the funding to maintain this level of commitment.

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  12. Frontier selects new CEO; Wilderotter to serve as executive chairmanRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Frontier Communications Corp. will have a new CEO effective April 3. The telecommunications company, which has roughly 1,400 employees in the Rochester area and 17,000 nationwide, announced Tuesday Daniel McCarthy - its current president, chief operating officer and board member - will become CEO next month, replacing Maggie Wilderotter. Wilderotter is to serve as executive chairman going forward.

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  13. Rochester: A city rich in culture and small-town charmRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    What's the best part of visiting a different city? Finding the attractions you can't find anywhere else. In Greater Rochester, visitors and residents tap into big-city arts, dining, festivals, accessible pro sports, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails and some of the most beautiful terrain in the United States.

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  14. Area bankruptcy filings see double-digit declineRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Area bankruptcy filings plunged last month, dropping 28.8 percent. In February, 74 petitioners filed new bankruptcies in the federal Western District of New York's Rochester division.

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  15. Fast Start: Latest at RoCoRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Bleu Cease, executive director, Rochester Contemporary Art Center The Future Fund: We launched this campaign in December 2012 and hit our initial fundraising goal in December 2014, three years early. In December 2017 we will prepay our mortgage and have a mortgage-burning party to kick off our 40th anniversary celebration.

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  16. Monroe County wage increases higher than averageRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Average weekly wages for covered workers in Monroe County increased by 2.2 percent to $889 between the second quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2014, according to data released Feb. 19 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The year-over-year increase bettered the national average of 2.1 percent and placed Monroe in a tie with Erie and Oneida counties for 123rd highest of the nation's 339 largest counties.

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  17. Non-Profit Report: The Gay Alliance of the Genesee ValleyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley has championed LGBTQ rights in Rochester and the surrounding areas for more than 40 years. Founded in 1971 as the Gay Liberation Front, a student organization at the University of Rochester, the agency became the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley when it incorporated as a charitable non-profit and moved off campus in 1973.

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  18. IT firm requests protectionRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Consilium Co. LLC has asked for court protection from creditors. The Rochester-based information technology firm, which also has done business as Consilium1 LLC and Advantage Systems Professionals LLC and currently goes by C1, filed a Chapter 11 petition Feb. 10. Consilium president and CEO Thomas Thomson did not respond to requests for comment this week.

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  19. Pa. bank to open shop hereRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    S&T Bank has a long relationship with the Rochester area as a lender to local businesses. Now the Pennsylvania-based bank is setting up shop downtown - with a veteran of the local banking and development industry taking the lead.

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  20. Legos build interest in robotics, STEM fieldsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Susan Steron-Herbison knows how important it is to get students interested in science, technology, engineering and math, and she has a trick up her sleeve to get them involved: Legos. Steron-Herbison used the resurgence in the toy building blocks to get students involved in robotics, part of a pilot program offered at her Sylvan Learning Center franchises across Rochester.

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