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Livingston County health officials say that a blue-green algae bloom has been found at the Northeast area of Conesus Lake and may also be located in...
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West Nile virus has turned up in mosquitos in Erie County. John Ricci of the Monroe County Health Department says New York officials have confirmed...
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What comes to mind when you hear the word "feminism"? We asked this question on social media and the responses were all over the map. Modern feminism...
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The president of the College at Brockport has announced his retirement. John Halstead announced on Tuesday morning that he will retire one year from...
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Would you leave your child in your car alone while you quickly run into the store for a carton of milk? In some states, this is illegal, and some...
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An upstate pro business group is out with ratings for the Senate and Assembly, and finds, not surprisingly, that more liberal Democrats are at odds...
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The unemployment rate for the Rochester region dropped in July to 6.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent a year ago. It was up slightly from June of this...
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The RTS Bus system is getting a new look, and a few name changes. The announcement was made Tuesday at the headquarters building on East Main Street...
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Supporters of a November ballot amendment on redistricting say it will help prevent rampant partisan Gerrymandering when the next district lines are...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings, clothing prohibited in...
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