Thursday 23 February 2017
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Category: Featured News


Hospital Employee Who Stabbed a Man at Strong Now in Custody

A physical altercation at Strong Memorial Hospital on January 20 resulted in one person being stabbed. Rochester police reported that Devin...

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Strip “Sanctuary Cities” Like Rochester of Federal Funds

By Staff   President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 25 designed to strip “sanctuary cities” like...


RCAN to Hold Free “FAFSA Fest” for College-Bound Students

By Staff   Rochester College Access Network, a program of Rochester Education Foundation, will host a series of free events to help...


NYS Attorney General Gives Sanctuary Cities Legal Guidance to Protect Immigrants

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has provided local governments and law enforcement agencies with guidance...

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Joins More Than 50 House Members in Inaugural Boycott

As an outspoken advocate for immigrant rights, Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) stated he will be boycotting the inauguration for...

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President Obama Ends ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy for Cuban Migrants

In what was a surprise to many people across the U.S., President Obama announced before leaving office that the nation would end its...


Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Orders LDCs to Dissolve

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo recently announced she has ordered three Local Development Corporations (LDCs)...

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Cinemark Movies 10 to Close Its Doors Jan. 22

By Staff   Cinemark Movies 10, a discount movie theater in Brighton, will be closing its doors for good on Jan. 22....

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Unarmed Hispanic Man Shot to Death By Chicago Police Officer

A Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his authority following the killing of an unarmed Hispanic man during an off-duty dispute....

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More Government Funding to Go Towards Urban Farming in 2017

According to Business Insider, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides millions of dollars to rural farms across the country...