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THE ENERGY OF THE ANDES - ROBERTO MAMANI
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Rochester's Hispanic Heritage Committee Holds College Fair at Monroe CC
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Rochester Housing Authority Names Adam McFadden Executive Director
In a move that's leaving many in the Latino Community scratching their heads, the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) removed Alex Castro and named City Councilman Adam McFadden executive director in a vote Tuesday evening.    read story

Experts Identify the Top Trends for Fall and Winter Decorating
Now that we’re completely into autumn, it’s time to turn home improvement attention away from lawns and barbecues and toward creating warm, inviting spaces indoors. Here are five of the hottest current design trends -- collected from regional experts -- for the chilly months to come:   read story

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Findings Advise New York School Districts On Prospective Use of $2B Smart Schools Bond Act
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Gov. Cuomo Outlines Response to Positive Test for Ebola Patient in New York City
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Governor Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for New York State
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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe
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Death of Thomas Eric Duncan Gives Rise to Question: Where is the Surgeon General?
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McFadden Says He Won’t Resign, But Will Not Seek Permanent Position With RHA
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Q & A with Senator Ted O’Brien
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City Responds to Negative Marks in Voice of the Voter Poll
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South Avenue R-Center to Offer Free Childcare for Halloween Parents’ Night Out
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Registration Open for Rochester Employment Training and Career Fair Nov. 6
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Rep. Slaughter to be Honored as Co-Author of Violence Against Women Act
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“My name is Jones (hoe-ness)”
Being a news and politics junkie, I spend hours every day reading news articles and watching cable news channels – especially items about Hispanics. I burst into laughter while reading an article of how Republicans are reaching out to Hispanics.   read story

IT IS THE FLU SEASON
Why do people need to be vaccinated against the flu? Getting vaccinated with the flu vaccine is a simple way to protect you and your family! The flu vaccine protects and prevents complication from the flu, such hospitalizations and death.    read story

“Ferguson October” and the Effect of Militarized Police Forces on Minority Communities
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the sixteen plus hours to St. Louis to participate in the weekend of national resistance called "Ferguson October," was to make a visible stand against the militarization of our police forces.    read story

Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act:   read story

Race to Nowhere
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's vitally important for African American and Hispanic parents and families in particular, to understand, with regard to progressive education policies, or really the lack thereof, President Barack Obama has not been our friend.   read story

Celebrate Farms and Schools
In October, America celebrates the harvest, and specifically initiatives to put healthy, locally-grown food on our children’s plates at school. And, it all starts with America’s farmers and ranchers.   read story
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