Category: Featured News, State/National News

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A Year of Erasure: the Aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

On Monday, June 12, Rochesterians gathered at the Bachelor Forum, a local gay bar, to mark the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub...

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Raul Castro Set to Step Down as Cuban President Next Year

Raul Castro, the President of Cuba, is ready to retire. The second most famous Castro brother announced earlier this month that in 2018 he...

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Man Dies at the Hands of Off-Duty Police Officer’s Spouse

Eyewitness video reveals that Terry Thompson, the husband of a Texas sheriff’s deputy, applied what has been deemed an illegal...

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Puerto Rico Cast Their Vote

In the midst of an unprecedented economic and fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico held its fifth status referendum in 50 years last Sunday,...

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This Small-Town Texas Mayor Is Fighting Gov. Abbott’s ‘Papers, Please’ Law

In El Cenizo, Texas, mayor Raul Reyes has filed a lawsuit with the state expressing his opposition to a new immigration law — one...

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The First Latino To Run a Presidential Campaign, Sergio Bendixen, Has Died

The first Latino to run a presidential campaign in the United States has died. Sergio Bendixen, a key pioneer in public-opinion polls among...

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Central Library Announces Grand Opening of New Arts Division and Teen Central Spaces

By Staff –   The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County has recently celebrated the grand opening of its newly-renovated...

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Colombia Is Now Racking Up Debt To Care for Sick and Injured Venezuelans

The health crisis in Venezuela is spilling over the border to Colombia. More specifically, the border town of Cucuta, Colombia is...

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MCC’s New Downtown Campus On Track to be Completed by Fall

By Staff –   Monroe Community College’s campus at 321 State St. is on track to be completed by fall of 2017, officials from...

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Controversial Puerto Rican Nationalist Welcomed Upon Return to Chicago

Puerto Rican nationalist icon Oscar Lopez Rivera may have been in prison for 35 years, but residents of one Chicago neighborhood saw his...