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Rochester Human Trafficking Court expanding resources to include Monroe County

The Rochester Human Trafficking Court is expanding its services to include towns and villages around Monroe County, with the help of a federal grant....
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 2:54pm
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School board referendum decision coming Friday

The judge who's hearing a Rochester City School District lawsuit against the city of Rochester says he'll issue a decision at 10 a.m. Friday. The...
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 1:43pm
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American Council of the Blind names new leadership, continues battle for accessibility and inclusion

The American Council of the Blind , an advocacy group for the rights of visually impaired and blind people, elected new leadership at the organization’s...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:23am
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Rochester loses Jehovah's Witnesses convention over failed negotiations

For the first time in over 30 years, Rochester will not be hosting a regional convention for thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses this summer. According to...
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 3:57am
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Peo wins tight Northwest City Council seat after absentee ballots counted

The close Democratic primary for a seat on Rochester's City Council was settled Tuesday. Candidate Jose Peo looked on as the votes were counted by hand...
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Tue, 07/02/2019 - 2:32pm
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Five-year grant will fund sexual risk avoidance program

Hundreds of Rochester children will get help with social-emotional development, sex education, and more, thanks to a $1.375 million grant from the New...
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Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:50am
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Mayor Warren calls for change in the city school district during her State of the City address

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren used her State of the City address on Tuesday night to not only list recent accomplishments and future goals, but also to...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:16am
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When sarcasm in the classroom builds bridges

If delivered in the right way, sarcasm has a constructive purpose in the classroom, according to a recent study from the University of Rochester. Joanne...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:11am
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RMAPI director walks back initial poverty reduction promise

In January 2015, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new initiative that vowed to reduce poverty by 50 percent in 15 years, but four...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:48am
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Fun and games at changing libraries inspire learning

Ping-pong, video games, a music studio. Libraries have been changing for several years, offering electronic books and other technology. However, they’re...
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Tue, 01/29/2019 - 3:55am
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