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Toys R Us to go public again through $800M IPO

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Toys R Us Inc. said Friday that it plans to go public again by raising as much as $800 million in an initial public offering, a bid to take advantage of its business turnaround even in a rocky IPO market.

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Lobbyists still looking for loopholes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Auto dealers and insurance companies sought help from the Senate on Monday to ease the reach of financial regulations, part of a last lobbying thrust as the House and Senate assemble legislation for President Barack Obama’s signature.

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Contract Pharmaceuticals closing Buffalo plant

BUFFALO — Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited says it will close its Buffalo plant by the end of next year because of a lack of business, leaving 260 employees out of work.

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Lawmaker calls for baseball boycott

The fallout from Arizona’s proposed immigration law has reached the baseball diamond. In a letter to New York Yankees’ President Randy Lewis Levine and New York Mets’ President Saul B. Katz, Assemblyman Peter M. Rivera ...

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Medical schools fight cuts

Cuts to medical schools equal cuts to one of New York State’s largest economic drivers. That’s the message a group of medical schools — among them the University of Rochester — is hoping to send Albany.

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