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Obama says Economic Crisis is over in 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Wednesday, in a speech before Congress, stating there has been an end...

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An Open Letter to Monroe County Republican Leaders: Bill Reilich must go

About a month ago, Republican leaders, elected officials, and petition passers received an anonymous letter outlining several issues that...

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Howard Eagle plans Run for City School Board

Former Rochester City School District teacher Howard J. Eagle has announced he will run for one of four available seats on the Rochester...

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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,...