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Puerto Rican Summit for Female Entrepreneurs Looks to the Island’s Future

Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt crisis may be one of the worst financial struggles the island has ever faced, but that hasn’t...

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Schumer: HTR’s Business Accelerator Project to Receive $2.6 Million

By Staff   U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D -N.Y.) has announced High Tech Rochester, a non-profit economic development agency, will...

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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...

Some farmers in New York say a hike in the minimum wage would wipe out their profits. (Javier Ramos/freeimages.com)

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...