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Rochester Police are investigating an incident early Wednesday morning where a woman was seriously injured by a pit bull, and another person was...
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Rochester nonprofits took in a substantial amount of charitable donations Tuesday, on the globally celebrated day of giving back. "ROC the Day" is...
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A new survey from Paychex on small business hiring shows a slight decline in November, but at a pace of growth consistent with where hiring was...
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Students at Hobart and William Smith Colleges held a “Walk Out” Tuesday to stand in solidarity with people they feel have been targeted by hateful...
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We hear the phrase "implicit bias" quite a bit these days. What is it, exactly? Melanie Funchess has lectured on the subject, giving examples from...
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With so much talk about refugees, we thought it would be important to hear real-life stories -- not just hype and headlines. What is life like in...
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First hour: Refugees in Rochester Second hour: Understanding implicit bias
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The Eastman School of Music has received a $2.5 million commitment from George Hamlin IV, the chair of Eastman’s Board of Managers and his wife Mary...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is cracking down so-called "ticket bots," software used to snatch up tickets to concerts, plays and other events that...
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MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a...
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