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Diana Louise Carter is a native of Rochester, NY, and life-long journalist. She and her husband live in the Upper Monroe neighborhood and a daughter and two sons, all of whom are college students.

Food and agriculture Center of Excellence to be food innovator (access required)

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Wegmans executive Bill Strassburg likes to think of food and agriculture as the tortoise in the familiar hare and tortoise analogy. “It’s something that is consistent, and it consistently grows a little bit each year. It’s not a big jump ...

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UR to give honorary degree to Douglass (access required)

The Frederick Douglass sculpture in Highland Park.

On the 200th anniversary of his birth, Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became an abolitionist and presidential counselor, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Rochester. UR will present the degree to Douglass’s great-great-great grandson, Kenneth B. ...

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