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July Unemployment In Rochester Drops Over The Last Year
The unemployment rate for the Rochester region dropped in July to 6.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent a year ago. It was up slightly from June of this...
RTS Goes For A New Look
The RTS Bus system is getting a new look, and a few name changes. The announcement was made Tuesday at the headquarters building on East Main Street...
Supporters Launch Campaign for Yes Vote on Redistricting Ballot Amendment
Supporters of a November ballot amendment on redistricting say it will help prevent rampant partisan Gerrymandering when the next district lines are...
Thrift Shops Warned About Drawstrings On Kids' Clothing
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings, clothing prohibited in...
Amish Family Draws From Community, Faith to Overcome Trauma Following Girls' Abduction
A northern New York Amish community is relying on its faith to get through the crisis that struck last week when two young sisters were abducted from...
New York Gives Tuition Break To Veterans
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is encouraging veterans to go back to school and making it easier for the families of service members who relocate to...
NY Wineries Can Import Grapes To Bolster Harvest
(AP) — New York authorities will allow wineries to buy grapes and juice from out of state to make up shortages after a harvest expected to be well...
Voters Will Decide Education Bond Act This Fall
Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school...
2 Monroe County Teens Join US Freestyle Ski Team
Two Monroe County teens joined the US Freestyle ski team; bring them closer to Olympic dreams. Monday County Executive Maggie Brooks recognized...
Connections: The Situation in Ferguson (Two programs)
On Monday's edition of "Connections", we spent both hours discussing the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and the aftermath which is...
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