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N.Y. craft beer competition kicks off

The first Taste NY Craft Beer Challenge—a competition orchestrated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo—is underway. The challenge is an opportunity for breweries across the state to compete. New Yorkers have the chance to vote for their favorite brewery until May 12. ...

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Hypocrisy, ethics questions

Ever since the election, businesses have been salivating over President Donald Trump’s potential tax reform, which they believe will save them significant money. Trump released his official proposal Wednesday, and two things immediately stand out: the hypocrisy of Republican budget ...

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Rochester airport redesign project breaks ground

Work is underway at the Greater Rochester International Airport to transform it into a state-of-the-art transportation center. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on hand Tuesday for the groundbreaking of the nearly $54 million redesign. Some $40 million in funding came from ...

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New MCC program gets NSF funding

Monroe Community College’s new Optics & Photonics Technology Innovation program, OPT IN!, has received $550,434 from the National Science Foundation to connect more high school and college students to career opportunities in the growing fields and produce a skilled workforce ...

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16 area dealerships part of AG’s investigation

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached settlements with 104 auto dealerships statewide—including 16 in Rochester—that sold vehicles to New Yorkers without disclosing the vehicles were under recall for dangerous, unrepaired safety issues. The safety issues included unintended acceleration, airbag ...

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