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A candlelight vigil is planned for tonight to honor Officer Daryl Pierson, shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. The vigil is being...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Hope Solo extended her shutout record to 73, and Amy Rodriguez, Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe scored to help the...
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Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino received a mostly polite reception from the state’s biggest business lobby at their annual meeting in...
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RIT is taking the wraps off its new hockey arena. Dedication ceremonies were held Thursday for the Gene Polisseni Center, named after the former...
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The Rochester man accused of recruiting people to join the Islamic State of Iraq plead not guilty in federal court on Thursday. Mufid Elfgeeh, 30,...
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A new City of Rochester initiative aims to support children before they start school. Mayor Lovely Warren announced Today/ Thursday the 3-to-3 early...
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There's been a change in plans for the new Finger Lakes Museum. The board of directors has voted to move the project from its proposed location in...
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The Rochester area saw another month of job gains in the latest numbers out from the New York State Labor Department. The August figures show a gain...
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UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute has been awarded an $18.6 million grant to help lead a nationwide clinical research network which will...
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The third annual Rochester Fringe Festival gets underway Thursday in downtown Rochester. The event runs for 10 days this year, twice as long as last...
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