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As the rate of child abuse and neglect continues to rise in Monroe County, local advocates are urging county lawmakers to increase funding for more...
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Increased coverage for transgender medical care and services are taking effect for Medicaid plans in New York. The Department of Health has...
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First hour: A criminal justice professor's personal story of gun violence Second hour: Mayor Lovely Warren discusses the decision to stop using red...
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Christopher Fields is rare in the teaching profession. He’s an African-American man, and he teaches sixth-grade English at East Lower School....
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The effort to preserve the white deer herd at the former Seneca Army Depot is getting another financial boost. Representatives of Heron Hill Winery...
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The Abundance Food Co-op in Rochester held a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday to mark the opening date of its expanded operation. That date was...
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A long-term energy plan by the Cuomo administration that includes a nearly $8 billion subsidy to two upstate nuclear power plants is being challenged...
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Why would coconut milk need to be pasteurized? Strange question, but for a local small business owner, it could mean a lot of money. Eat Me Ice Cream...
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Donald Trump's surrogates have cited Japanese internment camps as legal precedent for a potential Muslim registry. To say the least, this is a...
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On a recent afternoon, Musette Castle was sifting through a stack of books on her dining room table: The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway; Dubliners...
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