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Boost predicted in women’s pro soccer

Two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll predict the U.S. win will boost women’s professional soccer in this country.

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Pittsford is top Regents, SAT performer

Among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties, Pittsford is the top performer overall in Regents diplomas earned and SAT test scores.

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Tax-cap discipline

The four-year extension of New York's property tax cap was one of the better things to come out of the just-concluded legislative session.

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RBJ receives two press awards

The Rochester Business Journal earned two awards in an annual competition among local and regional business publications in the United States, Canada and Australia.

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Pittsford middle school excels in eighth-grade tests

Barker Road Middle School in Pittsford ranks in the top five locally in all three exams taken by eighth-graders statewide—and it led all Monroe and Ontario county middle schools on the English exam. The rankings will appear in the 2015 Rochester Business Journal Schools Report Card, which will be published as a supplement to Friday's weekly edition of the paper.

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In fourth-grade tests, Penfield schools lead the pack

Among 105 public elementary schools in Monroe and Ontario counties, Cobbles Elementary in Penfield ranks in the top five locally in all three exams taken by fourth-graders statewide.

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School-tax burden heaviest in East Irondequoit

Property owners in East Irondequoit have the heaviest school-tax burden in Monroe and Ontario counties, according to an analysis of data from the state Department of Education that will appear in the 2015 Rochester Business Journal Schools Report Card to be published Friday.

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Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay

With a median salary of $70,000, Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties. In superintendent compensation, East Irondequoit leads all other districts.

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Up to the challenge

Up to the challenge: North American Breweries CEO Kris Sirchio sees plenty of potential to grow again.

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Readers react to Supreme Court cases

The majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll agree with last week’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

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Non-Profit Report: Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc.

Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc. offers residential camping programs as well as recreational activities for children, adults and families dealing with cancer and other challenges. In 1979, Elizabeth “Teddi” Mervis was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor at ...

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