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2 Adults, 2 Children Safe After Clifford Ave. House Fire

By Spectrum News Staff Two adults and two children are safe after Rochester firefighters put out a fire in their home early Tuesday morning.  Fire crews say a family woke

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If Marijuana Is Legalized, What About People Already Behind Bars?

By Katelynn Ulrich Legalizing marijuana for adult use is much more than an issue for New Yorkers who wish to partake recreationally. It’s part of a sweeping criminal justice reform

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Roberts Wesleyan Graduates Celebrate New Beginnings

The end of the year is as good a time as to celebrate new beginnings and the same goes for those graduating college. Roberts Wesleyan College in Chili held its

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Rochester Deputy Mayor Stepping Down at End of Year

By Spectrum News Staff Rochester Deputy Mayor, Cedric Alexander is stepping down at the end of the year. The resignation comes as he heads to Florida to take care of

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Our Lady of Mercy Launches $1.2 Million World-Class Cheryl Speranza Leadership Institute

Dr. Bernice A. King, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King’s daughter, served as event’s keynote speaker Rochester, N.Y. — On Friday, Nov. 9, Our Lady of Mercy

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DA: Officer Michael Sippel to Face Third-Degree Assault Charge

By Spectrum News     Officer Michael Sippel will be charged with third-degree assault in the May 5 assaulat on Christopher Pate. Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley announced the

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Explosive Devices Addressed to Clinton, Obama Halts Nation

  By Spectrum News Staff Crude pipe bombs addressed to Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama appear to be sent from the same source that mailed an explosive device

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Port To Be Renamed After Former Mayor Johnson

  By Jim Aroune Rochester is set to rededicate the Port of Rochester in honor of a former mayor closely tied to the start of its renaissance. The city will

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Xerox Reduces Retiree Benefits Starting in 2019

  By Jim Aroune Inside the Webster Knights of Columbus, 85 Xerox employees spent their afternoon flipping through forms and listening to their health care benefit options. Most have come

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540WMain Communiversity Gentrification Conference

  Rochester, NY (October 17, 2018) – On Saturday October 20th, 540WMain Communiversity will host the fall edition of its bi-annual gentrification conference. The theme for the fall edition is

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Marijuana Now Legal in Canada — What You Need to Know

By Breanna Fuss You’ve probably heard recreational weed is legal across the border — so, if you plan on lighting up, here is what you need to know about coming

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Leticia Astacio is No Longer a Judge

  By Spectrum News Leticia Astacio will no longer serve as a judge, effective immediately. The New York State Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that they would accept the Judicial

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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