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Jeremy Kappell, the former WHEC-TV meteorologist fired in January for allegedly using a racial slur during a broadcast, is suing the station. Kappell is claiming breach of contract, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligent infliction of emotional distress, according to...

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On any given night in Monroe County, 835 people are homeless, many of them doubling up with friends or relatives, staying in shelters or sleeping in their cars. A new report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness shows that for every 10,000 people in Monroe County, 11.2 were homeless in...

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If timing is indeed everything, then Club Champion couldn’t have picked a better time to open a store in the Rochester area. Tiger Woods once again captivated the sports world with his stirring victory at The Masters on Sunday, and his performance on the course has been known to spark interest in...

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A Brighton commercial real estate broker is suing the owners of Tech Park in Gates, claiming more than $1.3 million in commission fees haven’t been paid. Moore Corporate Real Estate, Inc., filed suit on Friday in state Supreme Court in Monroe County, demanding in court papers that Tech Park Owner,...

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To say video games are a big business is an understatement. It is, in fact, one of the largest entertainment industries on the planet. In 2018, market analyst site Newzoo placed the global video game market at $134.9 billion, with about half of revenue pulled from mobile games. Grand Theft Auto V...

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It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light? But today, laser research in Rochester is helping to...

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Don’t separate the user experience from the customer experience 

As a business leader, you know the customer experience (CX) is incredibly important to your business. According to a 2017 Gartner survey, the majority of marketers say they are already competing “mainly on the basis of CX.” Most people understand that the customer experience includes the...

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Sorting through the alphabet soup of investment credentials 

Because the financial services industry is fragmented, the requirements to become an investment professional vary depending on which part of the financial services sector the professional operates. In a previous article ,we discussed the haphazard nature of the titles used by investment...

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