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Fighting for civil rights for Rochester residents for 50 years. On this edition of Need to Know, we’ll look at the impact of an organization working...
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What is an ecovillage? It’s a small-scale community that aims to have minimal ecological impact. Ithaca has its own ecovillage, founded in 1991 by...
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It has been 150 years since the assassination of Lincoln, and on this edition of Connections, we’ll explore the legacy of one of our great presidents...
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The Commerce Department reports a 2.5 percent decline in home building in the US in March compared to a year ago, but the Rochester market remains...
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A temporary homeless shelter in a warehouse in the city has closed, and advocates for the homeless are continuing their work to find a more permanent...
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Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle announced Rochester will receive an additional $20.7 million in capital aid for the next fiscal year. Morelle...
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Rochester's international soccer star Abby Wambach is a leader on her teams, and a role model for young fans. She's earned another honor. Time...
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As Rochester weather eased, more people resumed their search for a new car. The Rochester Area Auto Dealers Association says new car sales jumped...
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Public speaking, for many, can make palms sweat and hearts race. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction group at the University of...
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Adrian Peterson is officially back in the NFL, according to a statement released on the NFL website. The league announced Thursday that Peterson has...
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