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Airport to be renamed for abolitionist Frederick Douglass (access required)

The Greater Rochester International Airport will adopt the name of the city’s most famous abolitionist. County lawmakers on Tuesday voted to change the airport name to Frederick Douglass – Greater Rochester International Airport, following a petition and bipartisan legislation co-sponosored by Democratic Minority Leader Vincent Felder and Republican Legislator Karla Boyce on July 30. “I got very emotional ...

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