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RocDocs Expands Restaurant Inspection Database to Include All of New York
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Charter school parents sue New York state over funding
The Northeast Charter Schools Network (NECSN) has announced a lawsuit against the New York State Education Department over inadequate funding for charter schools, compared to other public schools in the state, the organization said.    read story

City announces new Clergy on Patrol program
The city of Rochester and the Rochester Police Department launched the Clergy on Patrol program Saturday, Sept. 14, city officials said. Through the program, RPD officers will walk the neighborhoods with members of the clergy to help build relationships with members of the    read story

President Obama’s remarks at 9/11 Memorial
Here are President Obama’s remarks this morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. The Pentagon PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning. Scripture tells us, “We count as blessed those who have persevered.”    read story

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Syracuse professor says minorities with lighter skin tend to vote Republican
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New Phone? Don’t Forget to Protect It
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Speak Up During National Bullying Prevention Month
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Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year
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Back-to-School Reminder for Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Credits for 2014 and Years Ahead
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IMPORTANT EBT DOWNTIME NOTICE
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Employees at Brighton Manor to picket over wages
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Suspected Cases of Enterovirus Hit Rochester, Cases Have Already Been Confirmed Elsewhere in NYS
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La Voz Congratulates Steven Farrington
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Ibero Recognized for Excellence
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Hispanic Heritage Performance Art Showcase to hold auditions for youth
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Warren announces 3-to-3 learning initiative
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El Cafecito Literario Ha Cumplido Cuatro Años
El Cafecito Literario después de cuatro años de peregrinar literario y lectura ininterrumpida, se ha convertido en un círculo de 79 lectoras y lectores de 17 países diferentes.    read story

“CELEBRATING HISPANICS”
“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” is, perhaps, the most brilliant marketing phrase in the world. Something happened in Vegas (Las Vegas) on Saturday the 13th of September, it will not stay in Vegas.   read story

Will Caribbean Immigrants Finally Be Able to Self-Identify on U.S. Census Forms?
After a battle waged since 2008, the United States government may finally be prepared to recognize Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean Americans in the United States as what they are – a district identity group within the American society.   read story

Brown case should resonate with Latinos
Peaceful protesters under siege by armed officers. A minority community roiled by issues of race and social justice. Allegations of law enforcement misconduct, conspiracies and cover-ups. These circumstances could all apply to the recent unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Sadly, they go back as far as Aug. 29, 1970.   read story

Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis: Living Between Detroit and Argentina?
The current fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico is largely placed squarely on the shoulders of irresponsible political and economic actors in Puerto Rico itself. The statehooders killed the tax-incentives that kept Puerto Rico economically dependent but afloat as part of their political status strategy.    read story

Puerto Rico: Detroit of the Caribbean
Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the grim day Detroit filed a Chapter 9 petition - the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history - and the political and business leaders of New York and other big cities gave a shudder and wondered: Could it happen here?   read story
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