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Dear Friends,

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I’m a Registered Professional Nurse passionate about men’s health. Why do you ask? I loss my loving Grandfather to heart disease, my awesome Father to pancreas cancer, and the greatest big brother in the world to liver cancer. I wish that I could stop there, but the list goes on and on, including homicide, depression, […]

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Tracy Morgan’s Latest Car Collision Eerily Comes Close to the Day Another Accident Almost Claimed His Life

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Moments after purchasing a $2 million sports car, comedian Tracy Morgan wound up in a collision. The star of TBS’ “The Las O.G.” had bought what sources told TMZ was a 2012 Bugatti Veyron from Manhattan Motorcars 15 minutes before he got hit by a Honda CR-V Tuesday, June 4. The crossover vehicle and Morgan’s […]

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‘I Had to Invest In Myself’: Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete Named on World’s Richest Self-Made Women List

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By Kiersten Willis Serena Williams may not yet have made history with the ever-elusive Grand Slams record, but she’s already achieved another, more profitable record. The tennis star has become the first athlete to be included on Forbes’ annual list of the world’s richest self-made women, the finance publication announced with her cover on the […]

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Grammy-Winning Jazz Musician Lawrence ‘Lo’ Leathers Found Dead After Violent Altercation

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By Kiersten Willis Jazz drummer Lawrence “Lo” Leathers was found dead Sunday in a Bronx, New York apartment building after a conflict involving his off-again-on-again girlfriend and another man. The Grammy-winning musician got into it with 41-year-old Lisa Harris, police told ABC 7, when 28-year-old Sterling Aguilar put Leathers in a chokehold. Meanwhile, Harris repeatedly […]

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What’s Next for the Fire Ravaged Historic Corn Hill Property?

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By Spectrum News Staff The owner of Career Start Workforce Management says watching the company’s former office building in Corn Hill get torn down was heartbreaking.  The building— which has stood for more than 100 years— was badly damaged during a fire over the weekend. Owner Lindsay McCutchen says the decision to bring down the building […]

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Man Dies at Scene of Apparent Stabbing on City’s Northeast Side

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A Rochester man is dead after an apparent stabbing on the city’s northeast side Wednesday night. Officers were initially called for a reported fight on Clifford Avenue, near Goodman Street, around 9 p.m. When they got there, a second report came in for a man with serious injuries about half a mile away on Renwood […]

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Racist Attacks Push Student to File Claim Against Pittsford Schools

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By Spectrum News Staff A Pittsford Mendon High School student has filed a notice of claim, planning to sue the Pittsford Central School District over alleged racist attacks. The notice of claim alleges that a biracial student was repeatedly bullied by another student, using the N-word multiple times, calling the student “a monkey” in another […]

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Buffalo Bills Superfan Pancho Billa Dies

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By Spectrum News Staff After a long fight, his family confirmed that Buffalo Bills superfan Pancho Billa has died. The Texas resident, whose real name was Ezra Castro, passed away Tuesday morning following a fight with cancer. He spent the past few weeks in hospice care. Pancho made a name for himself at Bills games […]

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Rep. Morelle Introduces Gun Control Measure Aimed at Stores

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By Spectrum News Staff Irondequoit Congressman Joe Morelle (D-25) is taking aim at gun stores in new legislation he says would reduce the number of legal guns falling into the hands of the wrong people. Morelle’s Gun Theft Prevention Act specifically targets gun shops and those who are repeatedly burglarized. Morelle said his bill would […]

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Rain Washes Out Lilac Fest, Concerts Moved to Anthology

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By Spectrum News Staff Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People, as well as the BB King Blues Band, will play at Anthology on East Avenue. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be free, but space is limited. If you bought VIP or Party Deck tickets you’re […]

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Cuomo Signs Bill Increasing School Zone Speed Cameras

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By Associated Press New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo invoked a mother’s instinct to protect as he signed legislation on Mother’s Day that expands the number of speed cameras in New York City school zones. The Democrat was accompanied by his mother, Matilda Cuomo, on Sunday as well as other elected officials and advocates who pushed […]

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Cool and Unsettled Mother’s Day

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By Brooke Zegarelli Unfortunately, Mother’s Day will be cloudy and cool. It will be a rather damp day with periods of steadier rain, especially Sunday morning and night. Showers will be more spotty in the afternoon. Temperatures will be hard pressed to reach the low 50s. The cool and unsettled pattern will continue into the work week. We’ll […]

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Chris Matthews Doesn’t Get the Hint After Guest Politely Checks Him for Comparing Campaign Work to Slavery

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By Tanasia Kenney MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was called out by a guest panelist on Friday after suggesting that working for a tough campaign boss was comparable to slavery. The “Hardball” host didn’t seem to take the hint, however. Juanita Tolliver, campaign director for the Center for American Progress, appeared on Matthew’s show last week, during […]

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Local Officers Prepare For 2019 Police Unity Tour

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By Mary McCombs Law enforcement officers from across the nation will come together next week to honor more than 20,000 fallen officers.  Several local agencies have been training for the Police Unity Tour which takes place during National Police Week. It’s a 300-mile bike ride to honor officers killed in the line of duty. “There’s no […]

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Interim RPD Chief La’Ron Singletary Seen as Beacon Of Hope

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By Jim Aroune The man designated by Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to be the next police chief says he was inspired by watching the men and women in blue uniforms head in and out of the department’s Genesee Section Office in Bull’s Head Plaza. La’Ron Singletary’s father bought him a police scanner as a child.  […]

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