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Studies Show That Hispanics Overwhelmingly Value Outdoor Activities, Conservation

It’s still March, but peak camping season will be in full swing before you know it across some of Western New York’s most...

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Hispanics Encouraged to Assess Risk Factors as National Kidney Month Comes to a Close

March is National Kidney Month, and it’s important that people who are at high risk get their kidneys tested, as well as educate...

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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...