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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.

Local colleges announce homegrown graduation speakers (access required)

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Three more local colleges have announced details of their commencement exercises; two will feature graduation speakers who are alumni. Roberts Wesleyan College’s commencement will be May 11 in the college’s Voller Athletic Center at 2301 Westside Drive, North Chili. Ceremonies ...

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RIT’s Munson discusses joys, challenges of his time in Rochester so far

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Rochester Institute of Technology, with its more than 19,000 students and focus on career-minded majors and job creation, is the fifth-largest employer in the Rochester area. Locally the university employs 4,123 people with the vast majority of those in full-time ...

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Eat Up Rochester lays out a second round of special meals next week (access required)

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Eat Up Rochester kicks off again on Monday, featuring 22 restaurants that are offering special menus at special prices. From a nationally known steakhouse (Morton’s) in the heart of downtown to casual Jamaican restaurants on both the east (Peppapot Flava) ...

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