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Thursday 19 October 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories

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Rochester YWCA Honors Ida Perez with 2017 Empowering Women Award

By Staff –   The YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County has recently honored Ida Perez, Ibero American Action League’s...

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Still Lacking Drinking Water, Some Puerto Rico Residents Turn To Contaminated Sources

Officials in Puerto Rico announced earlier this week that the central water authority had returned service to almost 70% of households....

Report: Lack of Diversity Regarding Latinos in Legal Field

Law is a popular field many people in the United States want to get into after graduating from college and passing the bar. These ambitious...

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TSA to Implement New Screening Procedures at Upstate Airports

By Staff –   The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for...

Chicago’s Latino Community Mourns the Loss of 26-Year-Old Alma Zamudio

“She was so young,” said Maria Zamudio. “But I think she touched more lives in those 26 years than some people will in...

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Puerto Ricans Mobilize Throughout U.S. To Help Island Hurricane Victims

Puerto Ricans across the U.S. are mobilizing, rallying, and gathering supplies to help and deliver critical materials to the island of...

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SEIU Workers Reach Labor Agreements with University of Rochester

By Staff –   Service Employees International Union (SEIU) service workers at the University of Rochester (UR) have approved two...

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San Juan Mayor Advocates For Puerto Rico Despite Trump Comments

Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has been a voice for the island territory. NBC...

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Annette Taddeo First Latina Democrat In Florida Senate

Florida has a Hispanic population of roughly 4.3 million, which is about 23% of the state’s population (8.4% of the entire...

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RTS to Study Redesign of Public Transit System

By Staff –   Regional Transit Service (RTS) has announced the organization will study a redesign of the public transit system in...