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Slaughter, Hochul pan Trump tax plan (access required)

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul slammed Trump’s tax reform package, as the Senate prepares to release their revisions at 5:30 tonight. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been a subject of hot contention over the past ...

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Beans and beers abound at Fifth Frame (access required)

Jon Mervine of Fifth Frame Brewing.

In the heart of Rochester’s historic St. Paul neighborhood, just a stone’s throw south of the Genesee Brew House, sits the newest addition to Rochester’s increasingly lustrous craft beer lexicon. Fifth Frame Brewing Co. opened on Oct. 20 at 155 ...

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Five grants announced for UR, RIT and RGH (access required)

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Five federal grants, totaling $650,000, have been awarded to Rochester General Hospital, the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Awarded through the National Endowment for the Humanities, or NEH, the five grants provide funding for research projects ...

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Riedman Health Center slated for July opening (access required)

Site of the new Riedman Health Center

At the corner of North Goodman Street and East Ridge Road in Irondequoit stands a hollowed shell of a former Tops friendly market, workers scurrying in and out as the frigid December winds carry wisps of snow through the muddy parking lot. If you've driven by this corner of town in the past year, you may have noticed a sign denoting something to do with Rochester Regional Health. You may also be wondering just what exactly is going on here.

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Slaughter asks SOE for higher expenditure in lasers (access required)

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter

At a debriefing in front of the Optical Society and American Society of Engineers, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter presented her case for bringing more investment into laser technology. The request comes at a time when laser technology has become dismal in the American manufacturing landscape. According to a study done by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, the US is losing the race to keep on the cutting edge of high-powered laser development.

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Brian Kolb announces run for governor (access required)

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, has announced his plans to run for governor in the 2018 elections. Kolb will challenge incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking his third term in office in the upcoming election. Kolb has served in ...

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Kapkom has $6 million in contracts (access required)

KapKom's Stephanie Tolan and Andrew Sheppard.

Local defense communications company Kapkom has hit $6 million in international contracts with their proprietary Echelon system. Founded in 2015 by the husband and wife team of Andrew Sheppard and Stephanie Tolan, Kapkom is a company specializing in providing integrated, ...

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RDHB, Kroner Gamble to merge (access required)

Highway Signpost with Merger wording

Financial advisement firms RDHB CPAs and Kroner Gamble and Company will merge, effective Jan. 1. The joining of the two companies, dubbed RDG+Partners brings a total client base to 2,500 to 3,000, spread among individuals and businesses, led by six ...

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