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It's called "Spread the Word to End the R-Word, " and it's a campaign to try and get people to stop using the word 'retarded'. That campaign locally...
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Teachers have been holding rallies all around the state protesting Governor Cuomo’s education proposals, and hundreds are expected to converge on the...
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A state audit just released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is critical of the compensation programs used for top executives at the...
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It took a crew of about 75 people working for four days to complete the sixth "Ballon Manor: The Amazing Air-Filled Undersea Adventure," at the...
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Rochester is on pace to break the record for the coldest month since record keeping began in 1871. Climatologist Jessica Spaccio of the Northeast...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state's casino location board has moved forward with new bidding from developers for a license in New York's Southern Tier. The...
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Shopping mall operators around the country should consider increasing security in light of a threatening video released by a terrorist group. That...
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Hundreds of local teachers packed the Minerva DeLand Elementary School in Fairport on Thursday night, speaking out in response to the education...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The awarding of a casino license in New York's Southern Tier could take another step as the state's casino location board votes on...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York lawmakers have begun debating grand jury reforms meant to restore trust when police are investigated. The issue is getting...
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