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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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Government services go on despite pandemic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed that all local government workforces be reduced by 50 percent at any one time in an effort to slow the spread of novel...
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Tue, 03/17/2020 - 1:22pm
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Iranian-American lawyer calls U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian top commander "erratic" decision

A Rochester-based Iranian-American human rights lawyer says that the U.S. drone air strike that killed Iran’s top military commander is part of a...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 7:00pm
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Homelessness Services Network comes together to address barriers to access for homeless in Rochester

A local non-profit group dedicated to ending homelessness held a symposium Tuesday, focused on addressing barriers that homeless people face when they...
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 7:35pm
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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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