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May Day Protests Draw Residents from Cities All Across the U.S.

Workers in cities across the U.S. took the day off on May 1 to protest the Trump administration in a national event that organizers hoped...

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Organization Awards RSCD Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

By Staff –   The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Rochester City...

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Denied: San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump Initiative to Withhold Sanctuary City Funding

By Staff –   On April 25, a San Francisco judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s attempt to withhold federal funding...

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Two Latino Activists Win International Environmental Award

The Goldman Environmental Prize has selected two latinos as this year’s recipients, honoring them as leaders in grassroots...

Trump Administration Deports First ‘Dreamer’ With DACA Protections

Although President Donald J. Trump has stated that he wouldn’t target young undocumented individuals living in the U.S., recent...

Rochester Coffee Shops Charge Women Less on Equal Pay Day

April 4th is recognized as Equal Pay Day, symbolizing the number of extra days — from the start of the year — it would take for...

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Gov. Cuomo Promotes Melissa DeRosa, First Woman To Serve as His Top Aide

On Monday, April 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a major shakeup to his staff. As a result, Gov. Cuomo’s former chief of...

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City Selects Golisano Center for the Performing Arts for Parcel 5

By Staff –   Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city has selected Morgan Communities and the Rochester Broadway...

New Zika Vaccine Advances To New Phase of Testing

  Scientists are beginning the second phase of trials of an experimental Zika vaccine. According to a press release by the National...

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Rochester Honored for Work to Eliminate Early Literacy Barriers

By Staff –   The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has honored Rochester’s work in eliminating barriers faced by...