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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers have voted to gradually pay for public defenders statewide to ensure the poor have lawyers at arraignments and...
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One man is dead following a crash on 490 in Chili on Saturday morning. It happened in the eastbound lanes near the Paul Road overpass. Monroe County...
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Several blocks from the site of a mass shooting on Genesee Street last summer, Rochester teens are inviting the community to embrace their...
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The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is underway , with thousands of people expected to attend that event over the next several days. One...
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Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes...
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We sit down with two local authors who publish fiction for young adults. Charles Benoit is the author of Snow Job. Does who you are in high school...
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We close out our 2016 Summer Book Week with conversations about young adult literature. Organizers and attendees of the Greater Rochester Teen Book...
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NEW YORK (AP) Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who...
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, made the second stop in his ‘where do we go from here’ tour in Albany Friday afternoon- where he told a small but...
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Some local Brits are reacting to England’s vote to leave the European Union. The Old Toad English-style pub and restaurant recruits students from...
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