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Rochester report: Major disparities between race and socioeconomic status

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation has released it’s report, “Hard Facts: Race and Ethnicity in the Nine-County Greater Rochester Area.”

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Sheriff: Woman killed at Wayne County train tracks

By Spectrum News Staff PALMYRA, N.Y. — Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts confirmed a woman is dead in connection to an investigation at the train tracks in the Wayne County

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Excitement in the air as Bills preseason kicks off

By Spectrum News Staff The Buffalo Bills hype train returned to New Era Field for the first preseason game against Minnesota, and fans were all aboard. Spectrum News reporter Rebecca

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‘Luminate New York’ boosts optics, photonics industries

By Spectrum News Staff Applications are being accepted for teams interested in being part of “Luminate New York.” It focuses on attracting and growing the most promising optics and photonics

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Cuomo critical of IJC for reducing Lake Ontario outflow

By Spectrum News Staff Gov. Cuomo is blasting a decision by the International Joint Commission to reduce outflow from Lake Ontario, even as water levels drop. The IJC says it

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Rochester requests state money for Parcel 5 theatre

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Funding wanted. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren sending out a request this week to Gov. Cuomo asking for state tax dollars to help fund

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Prosecution to Astacio: Admit violations, get treatment or go to jail

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio was back in court Thursday to answer to allegations she violated the terms of her probation stemming

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Our Mayor’s Pledge Against Violence

  Rochester, As a mom the issue of gun violence takes on even more importance to me as I worry about my own daughter and all of the other children

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Judge Astacio to be arraigned on violation of probation

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — City court judge Leticia Astacio will be arraigned Thursday morning on a violation of her probation. Ontario County Assistant District Attorney Zach Maurer

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Strong Museum eyes expansion into former inner loop area

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Officials at the Strong National Museum of Play hope to make a big purchase in a few weeks to get their massive expansion

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Rochester woman dies after Remington Street crash

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A Rochester woman had died after a crash on Rochester’s north side Sunday night. It happened as crowds gathered in the streets following

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SMEAR CAMPAIGN

By OV Staff I am not one to engage in politics, but looking at our local campaign(Rochester, NY), it is sad to see that Mayor Lovely Warrens opponents will go

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Paul Tucci after Rideout trial verdict: ‘It just didn’t feel real’

By Melanie Johnson FAIRPORT, N.Y. — The man acquitted of all charges in the Craig Rideout murder trial spoke with Spectrum News Wednesday night. Paul Tucci walked out of the

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Mother, son found guilty of murder in Rideout Trial

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — After four full days of deliberations and then some, the jury has rendered its verdict in the murder trial of Craig Rideout. The

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RPD investigating overnight homicide on Lyell Avenue

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police say they’re investigating the discovery of a woman’s body late Monday night as a homicide. Police say shortly before midnight they