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Constellation Brands CEO drew $6.8M

ROCHESTER — Constellation Brands Inc.’s CEO and president drew compensation valued at $6.77 million in fiscal 2010 as the world’s biggest winemaker adjusted to sluggish sales of alcoholic drinks in a choppy economy ...

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Lawmakers begin merging Wall St bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House and Senate lawmakers last week began assembling a massive financial regulation bill on Thursday, dividing sharply along partisan lines as Democrats vowed to fend off efforts to weaken its major provisions.

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Inspection fee change for food vendors stalled

A fight over health department inspection fees between the Monroe County Legislature and prepared-food farmers market and festival vendors has been placed on the backburner.

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NYPA: GLOW all set to go

New York Power Authority President and CEO Richard M. Kessel announced Friday the start of a multiphase review of five proposals for firms vying to construct the Great Lakes Offshore Wind (GLOW) power project.

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Fitch monitoring spill’s impact

(Dolan Media Newswires) — Fitch Ratings is closely tracking the aftermath of the massive oil spill related to the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, although analysts believe speculation on the impact to credit quality for state and local governments in the region would be premature.

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Bill would reverse ‘Exxon’ punitives limit

(Dolan Media Newswires) — As oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to spread, lawmakers have introduced legislation that would lift the cap on punitive damages that can be assessed against those responsible for such disasters under maritime law.

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