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On this edition of Need To Know: Heroin and Opioid abuse is on the rise here in Monroe County and across the country. What efforts are in place to...
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Readers of Eat, Pray, Love are asking questions after author Elizabeth Gilbert admitted to being a ‘seduction addict’ in a column she penned for the...
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Some may say we don’t need feminism, because equality is here, but recent events say otherwise. Take for example that – finally – a woman will grace...
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This year is the first year since the 1940s that you can legally buy and use fireworks in some parts of the state. If you travel westbound on the 104...
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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has named Mitch Rowe to the new position of Director of Buildings and Parks. In a statement released Thursday, Warren...
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New York State is planning to issue five medical marijuana licenses, but there's a crowded field of companies vying for a chance to grow and dispense...
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(WXXI News & AP) A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The body of a convicted murderer who was fatally shot three weeks after he broke out of prison was released to a funeral home...
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) Tioga Downs racino is moving ahead with its proposal to build a full resort casino in New York's Southern Tier. Tioga, which...
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Officials with the Village of Holley Development Corporation are working to finalize an agreement so that 8 homes abandoned over a decade ago after a...
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