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13WHAM faces possible $500,000 fine from FCC (access required)


The Federal Communications Commission has proposed fining 13WHAM TV more than half a million dollars, ruling its parent company failed to negotiate retransmission fees in good faith. Deerfield Media Inc., a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, violated FCC requirements during ...

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Rochester named an All-America City (access required)


Rochester has been named an All-America City by the National Civic League, one of 10 cities recognized for civic innovation over the past year. To enter the contest, cities must showcase three projects that exemplify how a commitment to collaboration, civic ...

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City launches online information and data portal (access required)


The city of Rochester has launched DataROC, an online clearinghouse for city information, including datasets, maps, documents and applications. Accessible from any devise at data.cityofrochester.gov, the portal includes real estate assessment records, historical maps, housing market data and nuisance points ...

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