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States fulfill climate pact

When President Donald Trump announced his intention in June to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, the Rochester Business Journal’s editorial said that the decision wouldn’t necessarily have a negative long-term effect on the environment. One reason ...

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Rochester a city of arts

For Rochesterians who love the arts, September is one of the best months of the year. It’s the month when new seasons begin for most of the art institutions around town, and there is more great music, theater and dance ...

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Dreamers deserve to stay

President Trump’s decision this week to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by President Obama has been met with scorn from a wide variety of outlets, including many conservative politicians and traditionally conservative organizations. They are ...

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Tourism industry thriving

Labor Day weekend is historically a popular time for taking a final trip of the summer, which makes it a good time to acknowledge the important role tourism plays in our economy. According to a report recently released by I ...

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Keep, improve NAFTA

One of Donald Trump’s many campaign promises was that he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement to get a better deal for the United States. The U.S., Canada and Mexico began formal negotiations last week. Canadian and Mexican ...

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Trump’s response shameful

When the United States is in the midst of conflict, either internally or with external forces, the president’s actions set an important tone. President Donald Trump’s response to the violence that took place last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, was nothing ...

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A smart new service

Wegmans has long been a customer favorite in the Rochester area for the great service people receive inside their stores. Now Wegmans is offering a service that will prevent people from even needing to enter the store.

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Dereliction of duty

There is justified debate in this country about whether the Affordable Care Act is good or bad and what the ideal health care system for the United States would be. But we need not mince words when discussing Republican politicians’ approach to dealing with that difficult debate: It is an abandonment of their responsibilities.

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Revamped market complete

The Public Market has long been one of Rochester’s treasures, with people in search of good deals on fresh fruit, vegetables and more packing the place, especially on Saturday mornings.

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Getting around Rochester

One of the key factors to the vibrancy of any city is how fast and easy it is for residents and visitors to travel in and around it. Indeed, one of the major positives cited in any quality-of-life assessment of Rochester is that it has less onerous commutes than most cities.

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Climate change fight endures

It is difficult to claim President Donald Trump’s decision last week to withdraw the United States from the Paris accord on climate change will necessarily have a negative long-term effect on the environment.

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