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Americans With Disabilities Act Celebrates 24 Years
Local disability rights advocates are commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The law, which took effect on July...
Connections: Innovation Friday - Economic Benefit of the Erie Canal; Impact of a Nuclear Conflict
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...
Reporting From the Riots, July, 1964
Retired broadcaster Warren Doremus was among the first reporters on the scene when riots broke out in northeast Rochester in July, 1964.He discussed...
Long Term Effects of Moreland Controversy on Cuomo Unknown
Governor Cuomo has not held any public appearances since a potentially damaging New York Times story that says his top aide interfered in a...
County Exec. Brooks Goes On Record Opposing Seneca Casino In Monroe County
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....
Connections - Innovation Friday: Preserving Upstate's Heritage; Health Insurance
We start by looking at measures designed to provide incentives for preserving and repurposing upstate’s industrial heritage, and leveraging the...
Emergency Department in Brockport Set to Open
Officials from the University of Rochester are awaiting final approval from the state to open an off-campus Emergency Department at the former...
Lyft To Suspend Operations In Rochester
The Lyft ride sharing service will have to suspend operations in Rochester and Buffalo by August 1st. That word came Friday from State Attorney...
Local Swimmers Raise Funds for Victims of Violence
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...
Media and the July '64 Rochester Riots
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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