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U.S.-Canadian border could open as soon as mid-August (access required)

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that fully vaccinated U.S. travelers could be allowed to cross the Canadian border as early as mid-August. On July 15, the prime minister’s office released a summary of Trudeau’s 33rd call with Canadian premiers regarding ...

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Wayne County entrepreneurs eligible for startup funding (access required)

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The Wayne Economic Development Corp. has opened applications for its Startup Pitch Competition, open to all Wayne County residents with a business in the concept stage or with fewer than three years in operation and less than $250,000 in annual ...

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Special delivery: Income tax payments to Uncle Sam (access required)

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What can I say — your rich Uncle (Sam) wants a cut of your financial well-being each and every year, and he’s quite serious about collecting his share. When and how he goes about doing so can take many forms, ...

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Creating doctor pipeline is end goal for RRH partnership with medical school (access required)

Rochester Regional Health is partnering with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine to bring more doctors to Upstate New York. On average, 65 to 70 percent of LECOM grads specialize in primary care, and that is one of the most needed areas of care for health systems. (Photo provided)

Knowing that medical school graduates often continue post-graduate training or plant roots for residency in the areas where they studied, Rochester Regional Health and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine hope their new 10-year partnership will restock the pipeline of ...

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Leadership Rochester Spotlight: Willie Lightfoot, vice president of Rochester City Council (access required)

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Leadership Rochester inspires, connects and educates a vibrant, diverse network of individuals who can help transform and strengthen our Greater Rochester Region. Founded by Rochester’s top leaders, Leadership Rochester’s programs bring together individuals across industries, geographies and backgrounds. Together they learn about issues facing the ...

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Irondequoit panel on racial equity takes shape (access required)

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Nearly nine months after the Irondequoit Town Board passed a resolution establishing the Irondequoit Commission Advancing Racial Equity (ICARE), the commission now has 21 members and a chairperson working to make Irondequoit a community where each individual is respected, valued ...

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Upstate consumer confidence falls in Q2 (access required)

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Confidence among Upstate New York consumers fell during the second quarter, bucking both the statewide and national trend, a new survey from Siena College Research Institute shows. Overall consumer sentiment in Upstate — which includes future and current confidence — ...

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U.S.-Canadian border could open as soon as mid-August (access required)

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that fully vaccinated U.S. travelers could be allowed to cross the Canadian border as early as mid-August. On July 15, the prime minister’s office released a summary of Trudeau’s 33rd call with Canadian premiers regarding ...

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