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  • Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exerciseJapanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise

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  • Appellate judges affirm Lewis deputy may withdraw 2015 resignationAppellate judges affirm Lewis deputy may withdraw 2015 resignation

    An appellate court has upheld a ruling that a Lewis County sheriff's deputy more than two years ago should have been allowed to withdraw his resignation because it was coerced. "Here, petitioner tendered his resignation under the threat of wrongful termination, and we therefore conclude that the Sheriff abused his discretion in refusing to allow petitioner to withdraw the resignation," states a decision from the Fourth Appellate Court in Rochester released Friday.

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  • Donation jar, used to put on kid's holiday party, stolen from Nick Tahou'sDonation jar, used to put on kid's holiday party, stolen from Nick Tahou's

    Police are investigating after a tip jar was taken from Nick Tahou's on Friday...

    WHEC / 37 min. ago
  • REACH home holds fundraiser and open houseREACH home holds fundraiser and open house

    Rochester is gearing up to get the homeless ready for the winter cold.

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  • Buffalo library's WWI posters highlight of new exhibitBuffalo library's WWI posters highlight of new exhibit

    Propaganda posters from World War I are the focus of a new exhibit opening at the Buffalo and Erie County Library.

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  • Saints take down Rochester with strong first half, 72-48 - MLive.comSaints take down Rochester with strong first half, 72-48 - MLive.com

    MLive.comSaints take down Rochester with strong first half, 72-48MLive.comThe Aquinas women's basketball team earned a solid WHAC victory on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 18), posting a 72-48 triumph over visiting Rochester in Grand Rapids, Mich. Aquinas jumped out to a 37-19 halftime advantage and led for nearly 36 minutes of ...and more »

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  • Argentina steps up search for missing submarine with 44 crewArgentina steps up search for missing submarine with 44 crew

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  • AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

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  • Mrs. President, the opera, in Rochester - WXXI NewsMrs. President, the opera, in Rochester - WXXI News

    WXXI NewsMrs. President, the opera, in RochesterWXXI NewsThe opera Mrs. President is being performed tonight in Rochester. It tells the story of the first woman to run for president, which happened earlier than you might think. In 1872, women couldn't legally vote in America, but that didn't stop Victoria ...

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  • Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposalWinners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

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  • The Latest: GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant huntsThe Latest: GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant hunts

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  • Police investigating after gunshot victim walks into Rochester GeneralPolice investigating after gunshot victim walks into Rochester General

    Police say a city man who walked into Rochester General Hospital with a gunshot wound had been shot on Frances Street...

    WHEC / 8 h. 58 min. ago
  • AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutinyAP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

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  • Capitol Watch: 2018 legislative agenda coming into focusCapitol Watch: 2018 legislative agenda coming into focus

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In this week's New York state government news, lawmakers are looking ahead to the 2018 legislative session and predicting the return of several contentious issues.

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  • Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassmentTrump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

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  • Donation jar for kids at Nick Tahou in Rochester reportedly stolen - NewYorkUpstate.comDonation jar for kids at Nick Tahou in Rochester reportedly stolen - NewYorkUpstate.com

    NewYorkUpstate.comDonation jar for kids at Nick Tahou in Rochester reportedly stolenNewYorkUpstate.comAn alleged naughty man stole money from a donation jar at Nick Tahou Hots on West Main Street in Rochester. Money collected from the jar is used toward the restaurant's annual Christmas party for neighborhood children. Known for its most famous dish ...and more »

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  • Three Rochester residents arrested after Batavia department store theft, police chase - The Daily News OnlineThree Rochester residents arrested after Batavia department store theft, police chase - The Daily News Online

    WBFOThree Rochester residents arrested after Batavia department store theft, police chaseThe Daily News OnlineBATAVIA — Three Rochester residents were arrested Friday after allegedly stealing more than $2,200 worth of merchandise and leading police on a chase that ended with a crash in Albion. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office reported Friday night that the ...Rochester trio arrested in Batavia heistWBFOall 9 news articles »

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  • 76-year-old suffers life threatening injuries after crash in Chili76-year-old suffers life threatening injuries after crash in Chili

    A 76-year-old is in guarded condition after a Friday night crash in Chili...

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  • Missing Rochester 5-year-old and mother found in San DiegoMissing Rochester 5-year-old and mother found in San Diego

    Rochester Police report a missing Rochester five-year-old and her mother have been found...

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  • Missing Rochester girl, mother found in motel in San Diego - 13WHAM-TVMissing Rochester girl, mother found in motel in San Diego - 13WHAM-TV

    13WHAM-TVMissing Rochester girl, mother found in motel in San Diego13WHAM-TVLilly Ortiz was found at the motel with Stong in good health. Stong is currently in San Diego in a detention center waiting to be extradited. Lilly Ortiz is in the care of San Diego's Social Services; her family has been notified. Rochester Police said ...Missing Rochester 5-year-old and mother found in San DiegoWHEC News - 10NBCRochester police searching for missing mom and daughterRochester Democrat and ChronicleMissing 5 year old Rochester girl located safe, in CaliforniaWXXI NewsNBC New York -The San Diego Union-Tribune -10Newsall 18 news articles »

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  • Rochester, Highland hope to score big in Class 4A semifinal - The State Journal-RegisterRochester, Highland hope to score big in Class 4A semifinal - The State Journal-Register

    The State Journal-RegisterRochester, Highland hope to score big in Class 4A semifinalThe State Journal-RegisterRochester quarterback Nic Baker battles for extra yards during the second round of the IHSA Class 4A playoffs at Rocket Booster Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 4. Rochester prevailed 41-23 and today's home game against Highland could shape up to be another ...Highland Bulldogs at Rochester RocketsSTLtoday.comall 3 news articles »

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  • Citing Critical Needs, Rochester Rhinos Seek Community Action & Commitment by November 30 - RHINOS SOCCER (press release)Citing Critical Needs, Rochester Rhinos Seek Community Action & Commitment by November 30 - RHINOS SOCCER (press release)

    RHINOS SOCCER (press release)Citing Critical Needs, Rochester Rhinos Seek Community Action & Commitment by November 30RHINOS SOCCER (press release)Rochester, N.Y.—Citing ongoing challenges with non-existent hotel tax revenue sharing, lagging sponsorships and season ticket sales, the Rochester Rhinos issued a critical call to action today, asking the community to help guarantee the future of ...

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  • Pure Solitude, Away from Devices, Is Calming: New ResearchPure Solitude, Away from Devices, Is Calming: New Research

    The psychological experience of being truly alone, with no electronic devices present and no other persons to talk to, can be calming. Professor Thuy-vy T. Nguyen of the University of Rochester, and co-authors Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci, demonstrated the emotional implications of solitude in four studies just published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin .

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  • Hope for Route 96 traffic through Victor?Hope for Route 96 traffic through Victor?

    A public meeting at Victor Town Hall unveiled specific plans and estimated costs that could ease traffic, decrease wait times and increase safety during peak travel hours on Route 96 between Eastview Mall and Farmington. Among the changes: Convert an underused portion of the Ontario Central Railroad into a two-lane village street running parallel to Route 96; realign tricky intersections; link existing roads north of Route 96 on the east side of town to provide an alternate route; install more roundabouts; and rework access on and off of Route 490.

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  • Rochester police looking for missing girl and motherRochester police looking for missing girl and mother

    According to police, five-year-old Leilani Ortiz was picked up by her mother Rene Stong Wednesday afternoon from school. But, the pair never returned home.

    Rochester News / 1 d. 20 h. 58 min. ago
  • Police searching for Rochester mother, child believed to be in California - 13WHAM-TVPolice searching for Rochester mother, child believed to be in California - 13WHAM-TV

    13WHAM-TVPolice searching for Rochester mother, child believed to be in California13WHAM-TVRochester, N.Y. – Rochester Police said Friday they are working with the FBI after a five-year-old girl was reported missing by family members. According to police, Leilani “Lily” Ortiz was picked up by her mother, Rene Stong, 32, in Rochester ...and more »

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  • City faces possibility of empty stadium after Rattlers bolt - Rochester Democrat and ChronicleCity faces possibility of empty stadium after Rattlers bolt - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Rochester Democrat and ChronicleCity faces possibility of empty stadium after Rattlers boltRochester Democrat and Chronicle30 — the same day by which the Rochester Rhinos, the stadium's operator and primary tenant, say they need to raise $1.3 million to keep playing in 2018. With news Thursday that the other remaining tenant, the Rattlers lacrosse club, is headed to ...and more »

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  • Professors advise students not to attend University of Rochester - USA TODAYProfessors advise students not to attend University of Rochester - USA TODAY

    USA TODAYProfessors advise students not to attend University of RochesterUSA TODAYROCHESTER, N.Y. — Hundreds of college professors from across the country have signed an open letter advising students against attending the University of ...and more »

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  • NTSB: Plane cabin design led to 2014 crash that killed Glazers newNTSB: Plane cabin design led to 2014 crash that killed Glazers new

    An NTSB report into the 2014 plane crash that killed a prominent Rochester couple found fault with the plane's design. The couple was flying to Florida on September 5, 2014 in a Daher-Socata TBM700.

    Rochester News / 2 d. 1 h. 38 min. ago
  • Professors worldwide boycott University of Rochester for sexual harassment scandalProfessors worldwide boycott University of Rochester for sexual harassment scandal

    File photo of a sculpture in the Eastman Quadrangle commemorating George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company, at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2012. complaints, Jaeger committed numerous inappropriate acts with students and staff, including harassment and attempts to coerce victims into sexual acts in exchange for academic success.

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  • Red Kettle campaign begins for 2017 holiday seasonRed Kettle campaign begins for 2017 holiday season

    More than 65 red kettles will be at local malls and stores to help support social service programs throughout the year. The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester uses the funds raised in the Red Kettle campaign to provide thousands of meals to hungry people, give people a place to stay for the night and provide toys for children and food for a special holiday meal.

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  • Answer Man: RCTC fundraiser went the wrong directionAnswer Man: RCTC fundraiser went the wrong direction

    Dear Loyal Reader: I'm taking a well-deserved but inadequately financed vacation for a few days. While I'm away, I thought you'd enjoy reading this Classic Answer Man column from March 3. Dear Answer Man, what was the final score on the centennial gala for Rochester Community and Technical College in September 2015? It was to be the greatest fundraiser ever for the college.

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  • Rochester police surround home on North Plymouth AvenueRochester police surround home on North Plymouth Avenue

    We have reached out to Rochester police and we're still waiting to hear back. At the scene on North Plymouth Avenue, our crews saw more than a dozen police cars.

    Rochester News / 2 d. 11 h. 2 min. ago
  • Want to Help Coal Miners? Plan for the FutureWant to Help Coal Miners? Plan for the Future

    Announcing its plans to eliminate rules reducing carbon pollution from power plants, the Trump Administration framed the repeal as necessary to prevent the demise of the coal industry and its miners. Predictably, environmentalists refuted this rationale, but they aren't alone.

    Rochester News / 2 d. 20 h. 10 min. ago
  • New York Mom Drowns Her 10 Day-Old Son In Her BATHTUBNew York Mom Drowns Her 10 Day-Old Son In Her BATHTUB

    A woman living in upstate New York has been arrested for allegedly drowning her ten-day-old infant son in a bathtub. The mother, Markiya Mitchell, is a 25-year-old woman who has now been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of her son, Jeremiah Mitchell.

    Rochester News / 3 d. 3 h. 4 min. ago
  • No city loan to MorganNo city loan to Morgan

    City Council rejected a proposal yesterday for a $1.5 million loan to developer Robert Morgan for a residential project at 103 Court Street at South Avenue. In a 5-to-3 vote, Councilmembers Loretta Scott, Jackie Ortiz, Matt Haag, Molly Clifford, and Carolee Conklin voted against the measure.…

    City Newspaper / 3 d. 7 h. 23 min. ago
  • Morning NotesMorning Notes

    Ballston May Be Next 'Hot' Neighborhood - Thanks to new development, the renovation of Ballston Common Mall , and the efforts of the Ballston Business Improvement District and others, Ballston is being mentioned as the region's "next hottest neighborhood." [ Washington Post ] Wegmans Coming to Alexandria - A Wegmans grocery store is finally set to open within a reasonably short drive of at least some parts of Arlington.

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  • East students find that friendship is roundEast students find that friendship is round

    It's just before 8 a.m. at East Lower School, and the hallways of the sprawling school are fairly quiet. East Lower is the junior high school the University of Rochester created at the former East High in 2015.…

    City Newspaper / 3 d. 19 h. 24 min. ago
  • Monroe Dems get a taste of victoryMonroe Dems get a taste of victory

    Monroe County Democrats can win countywide and suburban races after all. Todd Baxter is now sheriff-elect and will take over for from Republican Patrick O'Flynn come January.…

    City Newspaper / 3 d. 19 h. 24 min. ago
  • GOP budget would hurt urban revival effortsGOP budget would hurt urban revival efforts

    As Republicans wrestle with tax reform, much of the public attention has been on things like corporate taxes, middle-income taxpayers, and deductions for mortgage interest and state and local taxes. Lurking in one of the reform proposals, though, is a change that would have a major impact on Rochester and many other cities: elimination of the Historic Tax Credit.…

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  • Adelphi University Volleyball Player Deepens Her Environmental InfluenceAdelphi University Volleyball Player Deepens Her Environmental Influence

    November 14, 2017 - In honor of November being National Native American Heritage Month, Adelphi University is highlighting first-year student athlete Sophia Powless - who is Onondaga, part of Haudenosaunee Confederacy based in Upstate New York near Syracuse, and an award-winning volleyball player whose upbringing and culture nurtured her passion for environmentalism. For Powless, whose full greeting is "Nya weha Sk noh hothahyon h ne' nowa'wage'seye deh gaiye' wagohsegh Gaendawaks ogyastha" , her identity as a Native American and as an Onondaga has shaped her into the dedicated and driven student she is today.

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  • 'the Agitators' Is Best-Selling World Premiere in Geva History'the Agitators' Is Best-Selling World Premiere in Geva History

    Geva Theatre Center 's production of The Agitators: The Story of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass , written by Mat Smart and directed by Logan Vaughn , was the best-selling world premiere and one of the best-selling dramas overall in the theatre's 45-year history. Over 15,000 people attended the production, crafted in Rochester, for Rochester over a four-week period with 32 public performances.

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  • Dinolfo releases her 2018 budgetDinolfo releases her 2018 budget

    County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo's 2018 budget is a bit of a knuckleball. Every year for the past several, as Dinolfo and her predecessor, Maggie Brooks, have prepared to release their budgets, advocates would ramp up efforts to pressure the execs into boosting funding for programs that help vulnerable children.…

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  • Dinolfo's budget will add funding for visitation programsDinolfo's budget will add funding for visitation programs

    Advocates earlier called on the county exec to restore the funding A coalition of children's advocates, faith leaders, and medical professionals are urging Monroe County officials to better fund services that have been proven to help prevent child abuse. Specifically, the coalition wants Monroe County to restore $1.7 million worth of funding that has been cut from some of those programs since 2014.…

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  • Homeless shelters are already crunchedHomeless shelters are already crunched

    Year after year, homeless shelters in Rochester face a dilemma. On many days, they see more people who need shelter than they can accommodate.…

    City Newspaper / 10 d. 19 h. 24 min. ago
  • Council considering loan for Morgan developmentCouncil considering loan for Morgan development

    Should Rochester taxpayers loan one of the region's biggest developers $1.5 million? That issue is on the agenda for City Council's November 14 meeting.…

    City Newspaper / 10 d. 19 h. 24 min. ago
  • School 41's future uncertainSchool 41's future uncertain

    The Rochester school board is once again faced with the question of what to do with one of its lowest performing schools. School 41, in the Kodak Park area, was one of two statewide that didn't meet performance goals last year.…

    City Newspaper / 10 d. 19 h. 24 min. ago
  • Baxter wins sheriff race; Dems make gains in the 'burbsBaxter wins sheriff race; Dems make gains in the 'burbs

    Monroe County Democrats had a good night: they took the sheriff’s office, they picked up a County Legislature seat, and they won a smattering of town seats. Democratic candidate Todd Baxter unseated sitting Republican Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn with approximately 57 percent of the vote.…

    City Newspaper / 10 d. 20 h. 55 min. ago
  • Main Street rebornMain Street reborn

    if all goes as planned, the revitalization of the Main Street corridor, coupled with another major project – a complete redesign of Charles Carroll Plaza, the park that hugs the west side of the river – will dramatically change the way Rochesterians experience downtown. Walk along Main Street, and you hear a cacophony of construction noise: a jackhammer pummeling an old walkway, machines excavating asphalt, crews in yellow hardhats crawling around the old McCrory building, demolition rubble crashing into a Dumpster. The street is a grove of orange barrels, traffic cones, and streams of caution tape.…

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  • Suburbs see plenty of election actionSuburbs see plenty of election action

    In some of Monroe County's towns, years pass without contested elections. There's no one reason why that happens.…

    City Newspaper / 17 d. 20 h. 24 min. ago
  • It's war in HenriettaIt's war in Henrietta

    Local elections can be pretty messy, and they usually hinge on some pretty local stuff: unpopular development projects, taxes, and political grudges. Typically, the contests don't receive much attention outside of the town or village they happen in, due to their backyard politics.…

    City Newspaper / 17 d. 20 h. 24 min. ago
  • Integrated school still far offIntegrated school still far off

    Will Greater Rochester ever embrace a racially integrated public school? For the past five years, the advocacy organization Great Schools for All has been seeking ways to reduce racial and economic segregation in public schools.…

    City Newspaper / 17 d. 20 h. 24 min. ago