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Area sees dip in unemployment rate

Rochester’s economy continued its improvement last month, with private-sector job gains and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.

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Keuka Commons opens on college campus

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council on Friday announced the opening of the Keuka Commons building on the Keuka College campus.

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Crestwood modifies LPG plan; activists to continue fight

A company with plans to store liquefied petroleum gas along the shores of Seneca Lake has revised its proposal following concerns expressed by the community. While the concessions are not enough to quell activists fighting to save what they say ...

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Colleges consider all factors in protecting students

Giving students a safe place to learn is a top priority in any educational environment. For Rochester-area colleges and universities, ensuring student safety can mean employing an armed security force on campus. Locally, five colleges and universities use armed security ...

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Rochester Chamber initiative receives innovation award

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Health Care Initiative and Blood Pressure Collaborative a recipient of its 2016 Regional Innovation Award.

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25th race is repeat of 2014

What difference will two years make? Voters in the 25th Congressional District are about to find out. Two years ago, Republican Mark Assini, the Gates town supervisor, came within 900 votes of defeating long-term incumbent Democrat Louise Slaughter. This time, ...

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