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Thursday 23 February 2017
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...

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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...

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Top-Ranking Latina in White House Reflects on Accomplishments of Obama Administration

Along with the Obama family and the rest of the current administration, Cecilia Muñoz is preparing to leave the White House, ending her...

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President Obama Calls for Unity in Farewell Speech; Says Americans Must Work to Mend Racial Divide

By Staff   President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Jan. 10, acknowledging both the achievements and...

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to make college tuition-free for middle class families at SUNY and CUNY two- and...

New Latinos Sworn Into Congress Break Historic Barriers

For the first time in history, a Dominican-American will sit in Congress, a Puerto Rican will join the House of Representatives, and a...

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5 Latinos Who Impressed and Inspired Us in 2016

While many Americans say that they were glad to see 2016 come to an end, it’s important to remember that the year wasn’t a total...

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New Data Reveals Half of Rochester City Students Are Living in Poverty

By Staff   According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly half of the children enrolled in the Rochester City School...

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Witness Alleges Police Intimidation in Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Staff   Pedro Luis DeJesus, the Remington St. resident who initially reported to police that he saw officers approach and beat...

Labor Secretary Tom Perez Hints at Run for DNC Chairman

Labor Secretary Tom Perez is expected to announce his bid for the chairmanship of Democratic National Committee sometime this week,...