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Color Run Expected To Attract Several Thousand Runners
Nearly 8000 runners are participating in the annual Color Run in Rochester on Saturday. The annual 5K race features stops where runners are doused...
Harris-Exelis Merger Expected To Close Soon
The acquisition of Exelis Inc. by Harris Corporation is expected to close next week. On Friday, Exelis announced its shareholders approved the merger...
Connections: Innovation Friday - Autism and Jobs
We’re talking about neurodiversity in the workplace. Between 60 and 70 percent of people living with autism in America are unemployed. We’ll touch...
Connections: Innovation Friday - Staying Safe on the Web
Jennifer Henley, the director of security operations at Facebook, recently gave a keynote address at RIT. As head of security for a site that has...
Rochester Police Officer Awarded Carnegie Medal for Heroic Actions
A Rochester police officer has received one of the highest civilian awards for saving four small children from a burning minivan. Christine Wilson...
UR Researcher Develops App to Track Ebola
A researcher at the University of Rochester has developed a smart phone app they believe could help diminish the spread of Ebola and connect patients...
Supporters of Tax Cap Push to Make it Permanent
There’s a push by business groups and Republicans in the State Senate, as well as Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, to make the state’s 2% per year...
Towards A Neurodiverse Workforce: Next on Innovation Friday
Between 60 – 70 percent of people living with autism in America are unemployed, And we’ll touch base with families who are working to support people...
Top Lawmakers Not Taking Cuomo Up On Invitation To Meeting About Emails
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The top lawyer to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to meet with representatives of other state leaders to discuss potential changes...
What's Happening To Latino Students With Disabilities In The RCSD?
What’s happening to Latino students in the Rochester City School District with special needs? A recent watchdog report from the Democrat &...
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