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RTA leaders suggests reopening school

Rochester, N.Y. – The president of the Rochester Teacher’s Union wants to resurrect the Josh Lofton High School in Rochester, which closed more than a decade ago. The school used

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s family honored | WHEC.com

WHEC.com ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – The brother and mother of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have been honored by a film festival being held in family’s western New York

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Man Charged With Murder in Connection With Devonshire Court Homicide

The 44-year-old faces charges of second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Police said he shot Justin Crowder, 25, on Devonshire Court at Thurston Road just after 2:30

Community Health

Fidelis Care to Open Rochester Community Office – Yahoo Finance

 Residents Invited to Join Grand Opening Celebration   ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – October 16, 2015) – Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with over 1.3 million members, invites the public to

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Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station

The first phase of a nearly $30 million project to build a new train station in Rochester gets underway this week. Source: Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station

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Video shows Rochester Police using force to detain a man on Tuesday – Story | Rochester, NY | RochesterFirst | WROC-TV

The Rochester Police Department used force on Tuesday to control and detain a man outside of Open Door Mission on Washington Street near West Main Street. Source: Video shows Rochester

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RCSD Superintendent to step down

Rochester, NY – Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas announced he will resign Source: RCSD Superintendent to step down – 13WHAM News, Weather, Sports, Rochester NY ABC – Top

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How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media

Technology has revolutionized how the civil rights movement can respond to racism and police brutality. Source: How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power | WIRED