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Are Mortgage Lenders Racist? Approval Rate Higher Among Whites Than Blacks and Hispanics, Study Says

Although 53% of current homeowners believe that now is a good time to renovate a home, many minority groups are having difficulty even...

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RTS May Cancel Some Morning Bus Trips

By Staff   Regional Transit Service (RTS) has announced some weekday morning trips, between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 7:50 a.m., on...

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Largest Health Insurer in the U.S. Tightens Coverage For Procedure Commonly Performed in Rochester

The largest health insurer in the U.S. announced at the end of February that it’s tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies,...

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The Links, Incorporated announces Awards Luncheon featuring Julianne Malveaux

By Staff   The Rochester Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has announced it will hold its 2015 White Rose Friendship Awards Luncheon...

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Local Art Receives National Attention

Rochester, New York has always been a city of artists, from Maud Humphrey, suffragist and illustrator, to the creator of CatDog, Peter...

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New College Program Hopes to Help Minority Talent Break Into Real Estate Industry

In order to help minority students break into the commercial real estate industry, Texas Southern University has started offering a new...

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Rich Funke proposes Legislation for Local Control of Sex Offenders

By Staff   New York State Senator Rich Funke (R-Pittsford) has co-sponsored legislation which would allow municipalities to have local...

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U of R Conducts Study to prevent Alzheimer’s, says Minorities’ Participation Key

By Lisa Dumas Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Alzheimer’s Disease, Care, Research and Education (AD-CARE) Program are...

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Rochester to provide Roof Replacement for 150 City Homes

By Staff   The city of Rochester has announced it will provide financial assistance for the roof replacement of 150 owner-occupied,...

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Campos Leaving Rochester City School Board, Endorses Perez

Rochester City School Board Commissioner Melisza Campos announced Thursday she will not be seeking re-election to a third term, and will be...