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Rochester Music Hall of Fame 2018 inductees announced

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The spotlight is shining bright on some music legends who will soon become new members of the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. The

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Rochester hosting Special Olympics Winter Games this weekend

By Spectrum News Staff Athletes from around the state will be in Rochester to compete in six Olympic-style sports as part of the 2018 New York State Special Olympics. Opening ceremonies are

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Students, parents stand up for RCSD principal after tenure declined

By Breon Martin ROCHESTER N.Y. — An empowering moment for Rochester students and parents standing in solidarity Thursday afternoon. They were supporting their principal, Caterina Leone-Mannino of Enrico Fermi School

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Car in water matches vehicle description of missing Perinton couple

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The search for a Perinton couple, who were last seen and heard from in late January, is expected to resume Thursday morning near where the Genesee River meets

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Common Ground Health Names Wade Norwood CEO

  Common Ground Health has named Board of Regents member Wade Norwood as CEO, effective July 13. The organization’s board of directors unanimously approved Norwood’s appointment following the resignation of

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Search efforts extended in search for missing Perinton couple

By Breon Martin CHARLOTTE N.Y. — Nearly two weeks in and the efforts by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and loved ones continue. The search has been extended for Robert

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Alert for Perinton couple who disappeared

By Spectrum News Staff An alert was issued to find a Perinton couple, who were last seen and heard from in late January. Deputies are looking into what’s categorized as

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Local Youth Host Free Movie Event

      International Week of Action- Movie showing of Moana . We all have a responsibility to prevent youth from becoming tobacco users, and the movie industry has a

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Portland Ave apartment building destroyed in fire, set to be demolished

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – Crews are investigating a fire at an apartment building on Portland Avenue. It started Thursday morning. A portion of Portland Avenue, near Clifford Avenue was closed

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About 60 summer internship positions available at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

    Rochester, NY – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has about 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in upstate New York.  Summer internship positions include jobs

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Warren makes case for Rochester at joint budget hearing

By Ryan Whalen ALBANY, N.Y. — It’s been well established the state is running on a tight budget this year, but mayors from across New York are trying to get the

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Writers Paradise

Click on the image to enlarge Writers Paradise is a half-day writing retreat open to current and aspiring writers, authors and poets. Writers Paradise was planned and designed by CaTyra Polland,

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Passenger injured in Lake Avenue crash dies

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police say a Rochester man injured in a Saturday afternoon crash on Lake Avenue died from his injuries at the hospital. A car

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Two safe after Bay St. fire

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Two people woke up to the sound of smoke detectors as a fire spread through their home in Rochester early Saturday morning. Firefighters

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Xerox merging with Japan-based Fujifilm

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A major change for Xerox. Japan-based Fujifilm announced the formation of a new company that will combine part of Fuji with Xerox Wednesday