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Report: Inner Loop among nation’s worst urban highways

Rochester’s Inner Loop is one of America’s worst urban highways, according to a new report from the Congress for the New Urbanism. Freeways in Syracuse and Buffalo also were cited.

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Prepare for total reworking of business taxes under GOP proposal

President Donald Trump, along with the Republican-controlled Congress, has promised comprehensive tax reform, and the biggest changes to the tax code since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 may soon be a reality. Trump’s proposals are short on details, but ...

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Wishing it were so

Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Trump Tower to deliver a clear message to the next U.S. president. But was Donald Trump listening?

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City to receive $2M from state to rehabilitate 7 properties

The city of Rochester is to receive $2 million in state funds to rehabilitate seven properties included in the city’s master plan through round four of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.

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Rochester ends year with job growth

Rochester’s economy continued to improve in December, ending the year with an increase in non-farm and private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported.

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Cuomo here to pitch his budget proposal


Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Rochester on Tuesday to sell his state budget. He told the supportive crowd at SUNY Rochester Educational Opportunity Center that he expected the biggest pushback in Albany to come from his extension of an income tax surcharge on households earning more than $2.1 million a year.

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A leader focused on the details

Hard work is a way of life for Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and it always has been. She gave birth to her eldest son while in law school and only missed one day of class. She got four days ...

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The true things

In a time of uncertain moral leadership, business leaders must do what's right.

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