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Local disability rights advocates are commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The law, which took effect on July...
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Are you a user of that length of waterway, the Erie Canal? Maybe you’re a cyclist, a dog walker or a boat owner, or maybe you’re business depends on...
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Retired broadcaster Warren Doremus was among the first reporters on the scene when riots broke out in northeast Rochester in July, 1964.He discussed...
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Governor Cuomo has not held any public appearances since a potentially damaging New York Times story that says his top aide interfered in a...
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Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks is taking a stand against gambling... at least in terms of the Seneca Indians starting a casino in her county....
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We start by looking at measures designed to provide incentives for preserving and repurposing upstate’s industrial heritage, and leveraging the...
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Officials from the University of Rochester are awaiting final approval from the state to open an off-campus Emergency Department at the former...
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The Lyft ride sharing service will have to suspend operations in Rochester and Buffalo by August 1st. That word came Friday from State Attorney...
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Today is "Orange Day", a day dedicated by the United Nations to ending violence against girls and women. Locally, an event called "Swimmin for Women...
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It was 50 years ago this week that Rochester was rocked by three-days of rioting that erupted in two predominantly African American neighborhoods. A...
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