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Deadline day for high school seniors who are committing to colleges for the fall is Thursday. If they're getting financial aid, they have to decide...
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Why do people believe things that are so clearly dubious? Millions believe climate change is a hoax. Even more believe they can talk to ghosts, that...
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Regional Transit Service CEO Bill Carpenter announced they will be ending their partnership with the Rochester City School District in June. The bus...
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State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Assemblyman William Scarborough’s expected decision to plead guilty to illegally claiming over $40,000...
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A Western New York journalist has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. 32-year old Adam Zyglis has been recognized for his work...
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To help celebrate its 40th anniversary, Conifer Realty cut the ribbon Tuesday on its new headquarters in the Gleason Works Building on University...
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There’s growing support in the state legislature to address controversial aspects of the state’s Common Core learning standards and related testing...
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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren say she's saddened by the events that have occurred in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots broke out in that city following the...
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Beets will mean a number of jobs coming to the Eastman Business Park in Rochester. LiDestri Foods, which already has a big food processing operation...
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The Strong Museum’s World Video Hall of Fame today announced the 15 finalists for induction into the hall: Angry Birds, DOOM, FIFA, The Legend of...
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