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Two local writers join us to talk about their new books. Rachel Hall is the author of the forthcoming book, Heirlooms: Stories (pre-order). Heirlooms...
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We talk to local publishers and editors who are making waves nationally. Our guests: Peter Conners, BOA EditionsSteve Huff, Tiger Bark PressNina...
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Local officials held a wall breaking ceremony today to mark the start of the next two phases of the Rochester Public Library's Master Space Plan....
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The Rochester Board of Education is extending its search for a new school superintendent, after the board failed to reach an agreement with its...
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A bear was removed from a tree on the RIT campus Wednesday morning. And officials with the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation say it...
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Officials at the Seneca Park Zoo and Monroe County are announcing the birth of a California sea lion pup at the zoo. It was born earlier this week to...
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The second time was the charm for the supporters of the Brockport School District budget. The first time the nearly $79 million dollar spending plan...
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The New York State Attorney General’s office and New York State Police say that their offices have charged three local men on multiple counts...
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Business leaders, particularly those in upstate New York, say the recently concluded 2016 legislative session was the worst for small businesses in...
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We talk with author Sonja Livingston about her new book, Ladies Night at the Dreamland. At the Dreamland, women and girls flicker from the shadows to...
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