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On Sunday, many will remember a State Police officer originally from Greece. Trooper Andrew "A.J." Sperr was killed March 1, 2006, after he came upon...
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ALBANY (AP) Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation prohibiting individuals on the U.S. terrorist watch list from buying guns....
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Rochester General Hospital officials say they recently treated some patients with necrotizing fasciitis, sometimes referred to as flesh eating...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York legislators have voted to postpone until next year the deadline for doctors to issue only electronic drug prescriptions...
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The New York Lottery Saturday confirmed that a jackpot-winning ticket for the February 27 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at the South Fallsburg...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Farmers in New York state are asking Congress to push for immigration reform and changes to new federal food safety rules. The...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Senate Republicans have introduced ethics legislation requiring state officials file financial disclosures for everyone...
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A 19 year old man accused in the shooting death of his father in Pittsford earlier this month has now been indicted. A Monroe County grand jury has...
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The longtime leader of the Monroe County School Boards Association is retiring. Jody Siegle, who has been the association’s executive director since...
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Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, a major health insurer in Rochester and other parts of Upstate NY, says it posted net profits of .4 percent or $24...
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