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A new partnership at SUNY colleges and universities is encouraging the use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks. The cost of textbooks has skyrocketed an...
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When the legislative session ended on June 21 st , lawmakers left behind a lot of unfinished business, including a failure to act on ethics reform...
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First hour: Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn Second hour: Group strives to "save Parcel 5"
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Despite or perhaps because of the unusually wet spring and some other factors, we could see a bumper crop of blueberries and apples this year. "We...
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has selected an artist for the first official state monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The...
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UPDATE: Monday-6:00 a.m. The search continues for a suspect in the shooting and wounded of an RPD officer over the weekend. 36 year old Jeremy Nash...
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Rescue Pit is launching a campaign to target outdated and inhumane training methods. The "Force-Free Pledge" is asking shelters, dog owners and...
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The second day of the 2017 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival was highlighted by Maceo Parker, Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk, and the...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are reminding boaters to observe the 5 mph speed limit while cruising within 600 feet of shore along Lake...
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