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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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Developing future leaders

Our ability, as a region, to develop our bright, young students and then convince them to remain in the area to become the business leaders of tomorrow will be crucial to the future of the Rochester economy.

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Hypocrisy, ethics questions

Ever since the election, businesses have been salivating over President Donald Trump’s potential tax reform, which they believe will save them significant money. Trump released his official proposal Wednesday, and two things immediately stand out: the hypocrisy of Republican budget ...

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Poised for photonics success

The 300-plus people who attended our Power Breakfast Series event on Rochester’s Photonics Future last Friday heard two clear messages. First, Rochester is doing exciting work in photonics and is poised to capitalize on the strong growth that’s expected in ...

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A victory for gay workers

Gay rights in America took another step forward this week when the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees. The ruling broadens the interpretation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which ...

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A boost for electric cars

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a $70 million program to provide electric car rebates and pay for an outreach initiative—another step toward greater market acceptance.

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CEO optimism on the rise

There is plenty to disagree about regarding President Donald Trump and what his administration has done since he took office, but at least one thing is inarguable: CEOs like him, or at least his plans for tax reform and business regulation. 

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We all must fight hate

There is no question that hate crimes are on the rise in America. Anecdotal evidence suggested it, and statistics from police departments across the country have confirmed it.

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