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39 min ago | Wall Street Journal

J.P. Morgan's 'Camp' Is for Sale

John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan was a tall man. That's why, in the legendary financier's longtime Adirondacks home, there is an ornate bathtub about 6 feet long, according to the current owner of the property, Howard Kirschenbaum.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mohegan Lake, NY, Raquette-Lake, NY

39 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Private Properties

A camp-style style in the Adironodacks formerly owned by banking tycoon J.P. Morgan is on the market for $3.25 million.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mohegan Lake, NY, Raquette-Lake, NY

5 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

There's no question who's No. 1: UR

With 25,773 people on its payroll in the six-county area, the University of Rochester is the region's largest non-profit employer - and the No.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Fling or forever: Can summer romance last?

Even if you'll be stuck in the office every weekday this summer, your mind clouded with daydreams of sailing Italy's Amalfi Coast or walking the festive streets of Barcelona, romance may find you or vice versa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, us Travel, Cal State Los Angeles, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

'Heartless SOB' discharged from hospital without a human heart

Ronald Fontana , a 64-year-old retiree in New York, was discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with SynCardia's Freedom portable driver.

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Related Topix: Camillus, NY

Business Journal

Glens Falls Hospital Foundation hires VP of development

The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the hospital, about an hour's drive north of Albany in Warren County.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NY, Ogdensburg, NY, Saint Lawrence University, Rochester, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Antonie M. Langr Close

Antonie M. Langr Close, 77, of Mayfield, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 19, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, with her family at her side.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, NY, Amsterdam, NY, Gloversville, NY, Northville, NY, Rochester, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Washington might be the capital of unhappiness

Americans have a special obsession with happiness. It is written into our founding document: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

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RedOrbit

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally...

The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland-except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

WHEC-TV Rochester

Penfield CSD to name acting principal for high school

The Penfield Board of Education is expected to name Dr. Leslie Maloney as Acting Principal of Penfield High School at its next meeting on August 12. We're told Maloney will replace Dr. Thomas Putnam who was named Acting Superintendent.

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Related Topix: Penfield, NY, Niagara University

Mashable

Tips and Tricks for the Skype Job Interview

Business school career centers have long prepared students for job interviews, but now they have a new platform to contend with.

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Related Topix: University of Houston

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Allendale Columbia Offering Unique Chinese/American Summer Experience

This summer Allendale Columbia School will welcome Chinese students between the age of 7-17 for a week of immersion and cultural exchange.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American, Asian-American, Rochester, NY

Glenview Announcements

Biz Notes: Public Communications Inc. name Oettel principal

The company was established in 1993 by Douglas and Janet McAllister and has two full service automotive service facilities, one in Barrington and another in Crystal Lake.

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Related Topix: Crystal Lake, IL, Oak Park, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

O'Keefe named new head of orthopaedic surgery

Regis James O'Keefe, MD, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Oncology, Genetics, Medicine, Arthritis

University of Rochester

URMC Offering Free Physicals

On four upcoming evenings, the University of Rochester Medical Center will be conducting free physicals for youth ages four through 19 years old.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

AEI

Love people, not pleasure

Abd al-Rahman III was an emir and caliph of Crdoba in 10th-century Spain. He was an absolute ruler who lived in complete luxury.

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EurekAlert!

When temperatures get cold, newly-discovered process helps fruit flies cope

Cold-blooded animals cannot regulate their body temperature, so their cells are stressed when facing temperature extremes.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Rochester, NY, Molecular Biology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

For different reasons, men and women attracted to red

Men are drawn to the color and they hope that the wearer may be open to sexual advances.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Local doctor remembers colleague killed in Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crash

According to several published reports, over 100 passengers on board Flight 17 were doctors and AIDS researchers.

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EurekAlert!

The bend in the Appalachian mountain chain is finally explained

A dense, underground block of volcanic rock helped shape the well-known bend in the Appalachian mountain range.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

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