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The unemployment rate for the Rochester region dropped in July to 6.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent a year ago. It was up slightly from June of this...
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The RTS Bus system is getting a new look, and a few name changes. The announcement was made Tuesday at the headquarters building on East Main Street...
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Supporters of a November ballot amendment on redistricting say it will help prevent rampant partisan Gerrymandering when the next district lines are...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings, clothing prohibited in...
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A northern New York Amish community is relying on its faith to get through the crisis that struck last week when two young sisters were abducted from...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is encouraging veterans to go back to school and making it easier for the families of service members who relocate to...
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(AP) — New York authorities will allow wineries to buy grapes and juice from out of state to make up shortages after a harvest expected to be well...
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Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school...
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Two Monroe County teens joined the US Freestyle ski team; bring them closer to Olympic dreams. Monday County Executive Maggie Brooks recognized...
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On Monday's edition of "Connections", we spent both hours discussing the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and the aftermath which is...
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