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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ New York's new budget will increase pay 2 percent for about 100,000 caretakers of the disabled and others next year, their first...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a New York City homecoming parade for troops returned from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Along...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has been on the right path during his term. Republican challenger Rob Astorino says New York is losing. Can both be...
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Wegmans says its customers can provide some extra help to the environment this month. It has to do with how many plastic garbage bags get recycled....
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Office of Court Administration and the Civil Service Employees Association have reached a contract agreement covering...
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Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli was officially sworn in to office on Saturday at the Public Safety Building. He was appointed as interim...
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Geva Theatre Center is honoring Thomas Warfield with the 2014 Essie Calhoun Diversity in the Arts Award. Warfield is a performer and Rochester native...
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Could movies actually help save your marriage? Ronald Rogge, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester says “Yes!” We dig into...
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Forty young violinists from a Rochester city school got quite the thrill this past week. They are all members of a group called “Strings for Success...
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