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Labor-practices bill for farmworkers worries farmers (access required)

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For years, advocates for farmworkers have lobbied to end exemptions to labor laws that exist on farms but with little success. Since Democrats took control of the state Senate last fall, however, a new effort concerning farm interests introduced by ...

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With help from some friends, the public market adds new demo kitchen (access required)

Desiree Bass and Marcy McMahon, of Foodlink, give the public market's new demo kitchen a trial run. RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter

Gone is the camping stove. In its place, a shiny new commercial grade range and oven. Food demonstrations at the Rochester City Public Market just got a huge upgrade with the opening Thursday morning of the new Public Market Nutrition ...

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