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Voter turnout encouraging (access required)

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Whether or not you are happy with how your political party fared in Tuesday’s elections, everybody should be encouraged by the historically high voter turnout seen locally and across the nation. Early reports estimate that about 113 million people voted ...

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Software is leading the way in Rochester

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It’s a great time to be in the software space in Rochester.  The “help wanted” signs are cluttering the digital storefront.  Experienced developers are company hopping and folks with business development experience as product managers, marketing pros and salespeople are ...

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An apology to our community

The cartoon that ran in the Friday, Oct. 19 issue of the Rochester Business Journal should never have been published. We take full responsibility and apologize for our mistake. It does not reflect the views of this publication or its staff....

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A great opportunity for women (access required)

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The Rochester Business Journal has long been proud to support women in business, and the events of the past year-plus have only highlighted the need for people and organizations to empower women whenever possible. The importance of having strong female ...

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Journalists deserve respect (access required)

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There have always been parts of the world that are tremendously unsafe places for journalists to practice their trade. Those places usually include war zones and countries led by authoritarian regimes. This year, the danger for journalists is spreading to ...

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Kudos to UR scientists (access required)

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The news that two of the three scientists sharing the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics did their award-winning work at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics is further proof of the value of that institution. UR’s laser lab ...

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N.Y. needs more apprenticeships (access required)

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While a strong economy has unemployment near historical lows, there is much that could be done to improve the situation for both employers and job seekers. There are still many people who are either not working or do not have ...

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