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Roberts Wesleyan Graduates Celebrate New Beginnings

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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 winter commencement ceremony on Saturday. Nearly 200 undergrad and graduate students walked across the stage to get their degrees. College leaders say the sheer number […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

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Tobacco companies are making a killing from their product.  Tobacco is the only legal consumer product that kills when used exactly as indicated by the manufacturer. Cigarette smoking causes 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States. The smoking rate in New York State might be at an all-time low, but people are still […]

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Rochester Deputy Mayor Stepping Down at End of Year

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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 his elderly mother. Alexander says despite rumors, he maintains a great relationship with Mayor Lovely Warren and has no bad feelings. Alexander previously served as […]

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GET A MEDICARE PLAN THAT FITS YOUR LIFE – AND YOUR BUDGET.

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  Excellus BCBS Mediare Plan Enrollment (Rochester, Syracuse and Utica)   $0 premium plans 1 $0 Tier 1 generics and vaccines 2 Large network of doctors and hospitals for care from the people you trust ·        Worldwide access to urgent and emergency care so you can travel with confidence ·     […]

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

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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 single charge Friday afternoon. In a statement, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren calls the grand jury’s decision “the first step in the judicial process. We must […]

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Tamron Hall Responds After Fans Bombard NBC To Bring Her Back After Megyn Kelly Gets the Ax

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  By Daryl Nelson Megyn Kelly’s firing at NBC has fans calling for Tamron Hall’s return. Kelly came under fire for vehemently defending people who wore blackface on Halloween. The backlash was swift. Kelly was blasted by fans and her former colleagues for her “racist” remarks. Even though she apologized for the comments, the damage was done […]

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CNN: Feds Arrest Man in Florida in Connection to Suspicious Devices

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  By Spectrum News Staff OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — A man has been arrested in Florida in connection to the dozen suspected explosive devices addressed to critics of President Donald Trump, CNN is reporting. Check back for updates to this developing story. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Who was targeted and when? ▼ 11th, 12th suspicious packages recovered in Florida, NYC […]

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Explosive Devices Addressed to Clinton, Obama Halts Nation

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  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 to CNN headquarters in New York, according to the NYPD. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a news conference that his office received one and it […]

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Democrats Tap NAACP, Others to Engage ‘Infrequent’ Black Voters for Midterm Elections

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  By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re asking pastors to text their congregants about the importance of voting. They’re connecting with thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria. And they’re relying on groups like the NAACP, which has tripled its spending from 2016 to energize black voters. Less than three weeks before Election […]

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Port To Be Renamed After Former Mayor Johnson

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  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 announce on Friday its intent to rename the port for Bill Johnson, who worked with local leaders to rebuild infrastructure on the Charlotte waterfront for […]

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The Damage Done: Living America’s Opioid Nightmare

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  The U.S. opioid epidemic rages on. The latest official estimates say 72,000* * Provisional drug overdose death counts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on data available July 1, 2018. Provisional counts are subject to change and may underestimate final counts. people died from drug overdoses in 2017 – nearly 200 victims a […]

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She Built the Largest Online Community for African Millennial Women in the World

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by  Sequoia Blodgett During the recent Africa Travel Summit powered by Airbnb, we were introduced to Afua Osei, the energic and flawless host for the event, but after some conversational deep diving, we learned some very interesting additional facts. Not only is Osei a phenomenal host, but she is also the co-founder of She Leads Africa, the No. […]

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Xerox Reduces Retiree Benefits Starting in 2019

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  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 to see the road ahead for them. “For all intents and purposes, it’s over,” said Dave Coriale, head of the Association of Retired Xerox Employees. […]

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