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Lyft is the first ride-hailing service to sign an agreement with Monroe County to allow it to operate out of the Greater Rochester International...
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The New York State Assembly and Senate were preparing to adjourn for the year Wednesday afternoon, without any deals on extending control of the New...
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One day when Amy Plouffe was at work, she felt a sharp pain on the left side of her body. “The side of my rib cage down to my hip and my leg was very...
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Super Bowl Champion and Rochester native Roland Williams says he’s seen the effects poverty, gangs, drugs, and violence can have on teens living in...
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A recent production of "Julius Caesar" at New York City’s Shakespeare in the Park has caused uproar within right-wing circles. Some conservatives say...
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First hour: Farce and the political lessons of "Julius Caesar" Second hour: How “extreme” mentoring empowers at-risk youth
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NYS officials say that they’ve reached a potential settlement with Charter Communications regarding the build-out of its cable network. The State...
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Why is it that so often when we meet someone for the first time we ask, “What do you do?” Do our jobs really define us? What more can we learn about...
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Summer is here, and every year local police and humane investigators respond to hundreds of reports of pets left alone in hot vehicles. The Humane...
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