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Mayor Warren Announces New Program for Local Entrepreneurs

By Staff   Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city will partner with Kiva, a national crowdfunding effort, to give local,...

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RIT’s CUE Seeking Companies for Capacity Building Program

By Staff   Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is seeking companies that have been in...

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RIT to Hold Workshop For Business Owners to Assess Their Products and Services

By Staff   Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) will offer a free “Market Feasibility...

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Violence and Riots in Venezuela as Food Shortage Crisis Worsens

Continuous food shortages in Venezuela have led to increasingly frequent and often violent public raids on stores, restaurants, bakeries,...

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City Committed to Reviewing Proposals for Downtown Development

By Staff   Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city is committed to reviewing every proposal it receives which may bring jobs to...

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La Cumbre Celebrates Its Spring Renewal Event

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta By: Shalym Nater La Cumbre, a community forum in Rochester that advocates for the...

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NY Farming Group Opposes Cuomo’s Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to raise New York’s minimum wage to $15 an hour is praised by many. But the New...

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Cuomo says Minimum Wage Increase will have $3.4 Billion Direct Economic Value

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has detailed the projected impact of a minimum wage increase from the current $8.75 to his proposed $10.50 statewide and...

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Foodlink opens Remodeled Community Store on Jay St.

By Staff  Foodlink has unveiled a newly-remodeled community store, Stop One Meat Market, as part of its Community Store Initiative, which...

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Attorney General Ends Bank’s Discriminatory Mortgage Practices

Getting a mortgage can be tough for a myriad of reasons. First, it’s because you need to have a FICO of at least 500 to even be...