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A new Siena College poll found the majority of New Yorkers support a permanent property tax cap, the elimination of cash bail and the legalization of recreational marijuana, among others. The poll was conducted via phone call, surveying a total of 735 registered voters and tackled some of the key...

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Fan injured at Amerks game must overcome precedent with lawsuit 

A Hilton resident and her lawyer are challenging legal precedent regarding the awarding of damages for when a spectator is injured at a professional sporting event in New York. Veronica James attended an Oct. 27 Rochester Americans hockey game when she was struck by an airborne puck while in the...

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This year’s edition of Party in the Park will kick off Thursday, June 6 and will run weekly through Thursday, Aug. 8 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Party in the Park is a Rochester music festival showcasing three bands every Thursday through the summer. This year’s concert series will feature...

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More than 50 judges and 200 volunteers gathered over wine last weekend in downtown Rochester for the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. The 19-year-old competition, along with a related wine auction later this year, raises money for Camp Good Days, a camp and related programs for children...

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Farm bill raises loan limits 

Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill, which became law in December, allow farmers to gain larger loans through the federal Farm Service Agency, the agency has announced. Because of the seasonal nature of farm income, agricultural producers often need substantial loans to pay for expenses during parts of...

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The economy and the environment are often pitted against one another politically. Should we ensure our air and water are clean and curb fossil fuel usage, or should we adopt approaches that maximize economic growth? This presents a false choice. Take public transportation as an example. Significant...

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To remain successful and competitive, innovative companies and their employees must look for new ways to build a better wheel.  It’s what their customers and their industry want too. To help instill a culture of innovation, an employee’s job might depend on it. As Innovative Solutions owner and...

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UR’s Mark Adams named treasurer of Medical Society 

]The University of Rochester’s Mark Adams has been elected treasurer of the Medical Society of the State of New York. Currently serving as a professor and associate chair of imaging sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Adams was selected at the 213th annual House of Delegates...

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