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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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Throughout this afternoon and evening, music will be filling the streets around Rochester. The first annual Make Music Rochester event is modeled...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached an agreement with New York state to settle a lawsuit over voter registration...
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Two local villages held elections on Tuesday, Brockport and Webster. In Brockport, where there was a contested election, incumbent Mayor Margaret...
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Pittsford School District voters approved a budget for the upcoming school year on Tuesday, by a more than two to one margin. The vote was 3,107 yes...
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Rochester City Council on Tuesday night approved the 2017-18 proposed budgets for the city and for the school district. The city budget was passed...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York has raised the age of marriage to 17, replacing a law that allowed children as young as 14 to legally wed. Democratic Gov...
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Can you stand your neighbors? Increasingly, the answer depends on what their politics are. We are moving away from people who disagree with us, and...
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The state Senate is likely to confirm Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nomination to fill the latest vacancy on the state’s highest court. Judge Paul Feinman...
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