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Morelle, Katko endorse resolution to save minor league baseball teams (access required)

Rep. Joe Morelle (D-Irondequoit), Rep. John Katko (R-Syracuse) and Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) were among nearly 70 members of Congress who today introduced a bipartisan resolution suggesting that Major League Baseball should keep its contraction claws off of the minor ...

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Free home audits part of Cuomo’s energy strategy (access required)

In what promises to be a boost for not only cost-conscious homeowners, but also for energy companies in the new green economy, New York State is making available free residential energy audits. The New York State Energy Research and Development ...

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SEC obtains court approval to repay Morgan investors (access required)

Investors who poured $63 million into Robert Morgan’s wide-ranging development projects will be repaid in full, the Securities and Exchange Commission says. The SEC on Tuesday obtained a court order authorizing distribution of funds obtained through Morgan’s voluntary sale of ...

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Senators ask FCC to include N.Y. in rural broadband initiative (access required)

U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have sounded the alarm about the Federal Communications Commission excluding New York State in its new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The  initiative will allocate $20.4 billion to connect rural homes and small businesses to high-speed, ...

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City ready to move forward on youth sports complex at soccer stadium (access required)

A grant of nearly a half-million dollars from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has provided the final piece of funding for creation of the Rochester Community Sports Complex at the former soccer stadium on Oak Street. The indoor facility, ...

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IRS clarity on Opportunity Zones may spur investor interest (access required)

With the turn of the calendar, investors have now missed the biggest benefit of Opportunity Zone projects, but that doesn’t mean there still aren’t significant advantages to the program—for the right investors. That’s especially true now that the Internal Revenue ...

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Several State of the State proposals could affect Rochester workers, businesses (access required)

In his 10th State of the State address Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a push for a number of economic and business-related initiatives, as well as several women’s issues and agenda items addressing worker protections. Likening the state’s ...

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ID requirements for airline travel changing on Oct. 1 (access required)

The deadline that requires a REAL ID as identification for airline travel is fast approaching. Beginning on Oct. 1, the federal government will require a REAL ID-compliant identification to board a domestic flight or enter military bases and certain federal ...

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Farm preparedness workshops cover social media, certification and sneaky activists (access required)

Farm preparedness in the 2020s is a lot more sophisticated than locking the barn door before the horse gets out. The “Modern On-Farm Preparedness” series of workshops and webinars offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and other dairy-related agencies starts ...

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Hilton’s Jose Joe’s opens second restaurant location in Greece (access required)

 After five years of stuffing burritos and flipping unique burgers in Hilton, the owners of Jose Joe’s have opened a second location at 2570 Ridgeway Ave., in Greece. The new restaurant held a ribbon cutting Tuesday with Greece Supervisor Bill ...

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