Bausch Lomb Inc., the No. Maker of contact lenses, said Wednesday it plans to cut 850 jobs, or about 6 percent of its workforce, in an effort to reduce costs and boost profitability. The Rochester based company said it will take a pretax charge of $56 million, or 61 cents per share, in the fourth quarter to pay for the job cuts.

Although Google was finally showing signs of a potential release of Glass, investors questioned when Google would make Glass fully available to consumers and most importantly if the average person would ever want to pay $1500 for them. During this time Chardan Capital downgraded their price target on Himax for a second time to $6. Shares of Himax plummeted nearly 60% off of its high only two months ago to a new bottom of $6.62..

The church they were married at had long burned down itself. The pastor who married them was deceased. The courthouse where the marriage certificate had been filed was gone as well. There was a flurry of pink slips Wednesday at DDB Needham Chicago, resulting in the dismissal of 24 staffers, or 4 percent of its 608 person office. As much as an estimated $900,000 in payroll is being eliminated with the cutback. The cutback most of those fired are professionals reflects client ad budget reductions.

Opening are the hard edged Scale the Summit and classic rock revivalists Big Elf. Sharp wrote or co wrote every song, and there are hooks galore to go with smart, intriguing lyrics. The weighty lineup includes live hip hop stalwarts Heiruspecs, the innovative ladies of soul/rock/jazz Black Blondie, ever burgeoning Americana favorites Romantica, rustic and mesmerizing neo folk couple Roma di Luna, horn blown garage rock band Chooglin’ and piano riding showman Mark Mallman; the latter two just issued electrifying new CDs.

To be of help to the revenge seekers, train yourself to avoid retaliation, at all cost. As difficult as it may seem, train yourself to improve your relationship with the revenge seeker by remaining calm and showing them goodwill. Be prepared to the unexpected: If the war of revenge continues despite your attempts to defuse it, the revenge seeker may come to feel completely defeated and may give all attempts to become a contributing member.

Air monitors on the West Coast have picked up very small amounts of radioactive iodine less than 1 picocurie per cubic meter of air (A picocurie is one trillionth of a curie). Maryland officials say state sensors have detected even smaller amounts of I 131 in the air, measured in femtocuries (one thousandth of a picocurie). None of these levels pose a risk to health, state officials say..