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I am a reporter for the Rochester Business Journal. I cover telecommunications, technology, Internet/software/hardware, optics and photonics, advertising/marketing/PR, media, environment, architecture, construction, sports, security, Rochester colleges and universities, breweries, wineries, tourism and the paper's Fast Start section.

RIT student to compete on ‘Ninja Warrior’

Rochester Institute of Technology student Jonathan Alexis is a finalist—selected out of 70,000 people—for American Ninja Warrior, an NBC show on which contestants compete for $1 million, officials said Monday. Alexis is an electrical engineering student at RIT. Only 15 competitors will ...

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Nominations for ROC Awards start Sept. 8

Nominations for the sixth annual ROC Awards Show—a show featuring the area’s top talent—will  open on Sept. 8, officials said Monday. The awards show will be held on Feb. 18 at the Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. Categories ...

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Roberts, Northeastern raise $44 million

  Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary have raised  $44 million in funding from more than 3,200 donors—surpassing their campaign goal of $42 million, officials announced Monday. The funding is the largest amount raised in both institutions’ histories, officials said. The ...

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Grant to help people with disabilities enjoy canal

Rochester Accessible Adventures, a group that helps people with disabilities enjoy the great outdoors, has received a $5,115 grant from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, officials said. “This is a wonderful opportunity,” said Anita O’Brien, executive director of Rochester ...

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