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The Ontario County Health Department says that the presence of blue-green algae has been confirmed in parts of Honeoye, Seneca and Canandaigua Lakes...
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DETROIT (AP) — TJ Jones boosted his chances of staying in Detroit, turning a short pass into a 64-yard touchdown to help the Lions beat the Buffalo...
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It's been one year since Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson was shot and killed in the line of duty. His sister, Patty, closes her eyes when she...
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Could your everyday products such as face wash, shower gel and hand soap actually be threatening the environment? According to some researchers, if...
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As the one year anniversary of the fatal plane crash that killed a prominent local developer and his wife approaches, the federal agency working on...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a statement Thursday saying that he will pursue legislation to change the Common Core program in New York, saying that he...
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Stephen Hawking says he has solved the information paradox regarding black holes. Wait, what? He figured out black holes? Hawking has yet to release...
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It's one thing for American kids to be overweight; it's another for parents to confront that fact. It can be very difficult for parents to admit...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has come out more emphatically about his concerns regarding the Common Core standards. With word that some parents are already...
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There is now a new treatment option for Rochester-area residents recovering from eating disorders. An intensive outpatient program is being offered...
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