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Saturday 18 November 2017
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Category: Local News, Politics

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Monroe County D.A. Sandra Doorley switches to Republican Party

Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley has announced she’s switching from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Doorley...

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Straight No Chaser: Marion Barry will be Mayor for Life

Editorial by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Some columns have been harder to write than others. I have literally sat down more than once to write...

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Herman Badillo, First Puerto-Rican Born Congressman, Dies

The nation’s first Puerto-Rican born congressman, Herman Badillo, died Dec. 3 from complications due to congestive heart failure, reports...

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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...

Immigration Debate Reignites amongst Advocacy Groups and Conservative Organizations

While Republicans have strategized, and several states have planned to sue in order to stop President Obama’s executive order on...

Board of Ethics Dismisses Ethical Concerns Regarding McFadden’s RHA Appointment

Rochester’s Board of Ethics voted 4-1 Dec. 9 to dismiss ethical concerns regarding Adam McFadden’s appointment as interim executive...

State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested from Gov. Andrew Cuomo the authority to investigate and, if necessary,...

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Some Community Members Call for Mayor’s Resignation after Ferguson Comments

Since Mayor Warren’s Nov. 24 statement regarding a St. Louis grand jury’s decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in...

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Something to Think About: President Obama Has Been True to Himself

When I think about the presidency of Barack Obama, I have moved beyond the point of being mad at him, to understanding he has been true to...

Message from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder: Following through after Ferguson

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Dec. 2, after a St. Louis grand jury decided not to indict a white...