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Rochester Housing Authority Names Adam McFadden Executive Director
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Rochester's Hispanic Heritage Committee Holds College Fair at Monroe CC
As National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, the Hispanic Heritage Committee in Rochester held a college fair for high school students. According to    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

City postpones releasing red light camera report; delays vote to extend program
The city of Rochester had been scheduled to release a final report detailing the effectiveness of the city’s Red Light Camera Program Oct. 10, but the consultant’s report did not come in as expected, according to city officials.    read story

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Death of Thomas Eric Duncan Gives Rise to Question: Where is the Surgeon General?
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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3 Ways to Protect Our Farmers This Fall
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces resignation
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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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Rochester Works to receive $5.2 million grant to help area unemployed
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County announces 11th annual Coats for Seniors Program
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Coalition for homeless to hold press conference at Monroe County LDC meeting
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Rochester Land Bank Corp. recognized for innovative solutions
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Women's Rights Groups Protest Rich Funke
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Low Voter Turnout for Rochester Primary Elections Raises Questions About Engaging Tech-Savvy Citizens
Citizens of Rochester, NY may not be aware, but their county and city just experienced a remarkable election: at least two incumbent politicians were defeated by political newcomers who were not the preferred choice of their political parties. read story
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“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

got health?
Health advice and information from the Center for Community Health Walk Your Way to Good Health When was the last time you took a leisurely walk in your neighborhood? With all of the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we may not take the time to experience the beauty of our city neighborhoods, speak to our neighbors, or visit a local point of interest.    read story

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
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