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Snowflakes for Some This Week

  By Michael Gouldrick A cold front will swing through this afternoon with scattered showers and winds gusting over 30mph.  After reaching the low to mid 60s, temperatures will fall

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Why Defense Contractors’ Merger is Major for Rochester

By Spectrum News Two big defense contractors, one with major ties to Rochester, are merging. Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies, based in New York City, sealed the deal Sunday. The

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Shooter Intended to Kill His Family, Police Say

By Spectrum News   Rochester police are being credited with quick thinking, bravery and relying on their training for keeping a bad situation from becoming much worse. A shooter identified

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Signs of life at long-vacant Kodak plant

By Spectrum News Ground was broken for renovations at a long-vacant site on St. Paul Street. The former Eastman Kodak Company Hawkeye Plant has sat dormant for about seven years.

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Sensuous Satiables

  By Yolanda Clark Go to almost any corner store or boutique in the city of Rochester and you may find a small display of scented oils to be worn

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Father Tracy, longtime advocate for poor, dies at 78

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A longtime advocate for the poor and disenfranchised, Father Laurence Tracy, has died. Friends have confirmed that he passed away Thursday

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President Trump visits Northern and Central New York

    By Spectrum News Staff President Donald Trump is making one of his more extensive trips through Upstate New York since becoming president, a swing that will mix both

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‘Grandma ReRe’ uses humor to combat drug crisis

    By Breon Martin ROCHESTER N.Y. – A drug recovery approach leaves tears of laughter — perhaps another way to cope through drug addiction and recovery. Renetta Thomas makes

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Arrest made after 101-year-old found murdered in apartment

  By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police announced an arrest after an elderly woman was found murdered inside of her apartment on Green Knolls Drive. According to police,

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2 arrested following drowning of 6-year-old girl in Erie Canal

      By Spectrum News Staff Criminal charges were filed in connection with the drowning of a 6-year-old girl last week in the Erie Canal. Our Jillian Parker was

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Pride Week begins: Top 10 events

    By Matt Driffill ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Pride Week officially kicked off Monday evening with the opening ceremonies and raising of a 60-foot flag at City Hall, with a

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Mayor Introduces Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth

        Mayor Lovely A. Warren and City Councilmember Mitch Gruber are seeking to ban the so-called practice of “conversion therapy” within the City of Rochester. “This controversial

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16 arrested during peaceful demonstration during Black Lives Matter Rally

    By Brandi Starks   (July 9th, 2018) Rochester, NY-  Saturday, July 7th, 2018, 16 people were arrested while peacefully declaring the mantra, “Black Lives Matter”. The protesters were

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U-Prep president retires after blocking student speech

  By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Board of trustees of the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men says it’s accepted the retirement of the school’s president

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Trooper, suspect killed after domestic call near Corning

  By Associated Press   ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state trooper responding to an early-morning domestic call has been killed along with a suspect. An official with