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Two more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as confirmed coronavirus cases pass 3,000

The Monroe County Department of Public Health reported Thursday that two more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll from the...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 3:45pm
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Oldest Finger Lakes residents still at high risk as region reopens, doctors say

The gradual reopening of the Rochester-Finger Lakes region necessitates a balancing act for the region’s oldest residents, say doctors who specialize in...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 3:03pm
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Local colleges prepare to bring students back to campus amid uncertainty

Monroe Community College Interim President Kate Douglas said she doesn’t like the term “reopening,” because she said the college never really closed....
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 1:09pm
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Cash accepted again at Thruway tolls

The New York State Thruway has resumed taking cash at its tolls after suspending the system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drivers are able to...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 1:13pm
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School budget votes take place amid uncertainty 

Saturday is the deadline for voters in the state’s school board and school budget elections to get their ballots in the mail. There will be no in-person...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:50pm
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Cuomo advises protesters: Get coronavirus test

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging the thousands of New Yorkers who are participating in social justice protests to get tested for the coronavirus to help...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:36am
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Reopening Rochester's culture remains an open question

Sitting in front of a wall filled with framed certificates testifying to his medical expertise, Monroe County Health Department Commissioner Dr. Michael...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 4:20pm
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COVID-19 hospitalizations drop for fourth straight day in Monroe County

The number of people in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County fell for the fourth straight day on Wednesday, according to figures from the...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 3:37pm
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Vandalism damage closes Rochester pharmacies

The vandalism that followed last weekend’s peaceful protests forced several pharmacies around Rochester to close, even as the novel coronavirus pandemic...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 2:51pm
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Cuomo counters Trump 'photo op,' citing Bible passages

There were fewer incidences of looting of stores and other businesses around the state on Tuesday night, after three nights that left many stores...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:07pm
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