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Houghton College has completed its 2.5 megawatt on-site solar energy installation, which officials say is currently the largest on a college campus...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Synthetic marijuana has sent 160 people to hospitals in New York state in a little over a week, a spike that prompted authorities to...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by...
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If you are a record collector, Saturday is a big day at local stores. Your favorite store will have special events, live music and appearances to...
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The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday night recovered the body of what appeared to be a young man on Lake Ontario, about 200 yards away from the Coast Guard...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's comptroller on Friday approved a $565 million contract award to Xerox to redesign and operate the information...
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Dr. Byron Kennedy is leaving his job as Health Commissioner for Monroe County. He starts a similar job in Connecticut, closer to family, on May first...
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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter announced she has helped prevent over $7 million dollars in cuts from the University of Rochester's Laboratory for...
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WXXI and the Little Theatre have launched a new initiative, Veterans Connections, which is designed to help bridge military and veteran needs with...
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State medical schools use a variety of funding sources for research, but officials are not getting as much money as they’d like in the state budget...
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