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Wage Board Could Issue Recommendation On Fast Food Pay This Month
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state board studying whether to increase the minimum wage for fast-food workers is set to issue its recommendation...
Cuomo: Tourism Impact In NYS Tops $100 Billion
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the total economic impact of New York state's tourism topped $100 billion last year for the first time....
Proposal For A Southern Tier Casino Moves Ahead
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A racino on New York's Southern Tier has submitted a proposal for a $145 million expansion to a full Las Vegas-style casino...
WATCH: Heroin and Opioid Abuse in ROC
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...
Connections: Women's Equality Is Not Here Yet
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...
Local Fireworks Retailer Says Business Is Booming
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...
Rochester Fills New Buildings & Parks Director Position
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has named Mitch Rowe to the new position of Director of Buildings and Parks. In a statement released Thursday, Warren...
Downstate Company Seeking Rochester Medical Marijuana Operation
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...
Former Livonia Firefighter Helps With Rescue In Philippine Ferry Disaster
(WXXI News & AP) A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving...
New Details On Prison Escape; Border Patrol Says Matt Pointed Gun At Agent
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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