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Help bring tourists, meetings to our area

In my first year as president and CEO of VisitRochester, I’ve come to realize that many people may not know exactly what VisitRochester is or does. While we are the tourism promotion agency for Monroe County, what does that mean? ...

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Bringing the model health care system to life

Through a series of articles appearing on this page, we’ve reviewed the important reasons why our nation’s health care system needs to change and what’s required to make the shift to a more accountable, patient-centered model that achieves improved health, ...

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NY-90 shows the rewards of a road less traveled

One long and one short, I-90 and NY-90 are the only two roads in the state with the same number. They intersect near Montezuma, but there is no access between them.

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N.Y. schools must meet businesses’ expectations

As Rochester-area students head back to school, they will not only re-enter the classroom but will step into the middle of a critically important debate. The outcome of that debate will determine if our state can compete in the global ...

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Non-profits need sustainable business environment

Ensuring stabilization and sustainability in the non-profit sector is critical to effectively addressing the community's numerous social and economic challenges.

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Jazz Fest picked as favorite summer event

Rochester offers a bounty of special events from May through September, and this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll asked readers to name their favorite. The plurality of respondents (by a wide margin) to this week's poll chose the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

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Financial literacy: We need to take it a step further

  Many existing financial literacy programs are designed to teach individuals and families how to manage credit, loans and spending; increase savings; and budget and reduce debt. Although these form a good foundation for building financial literacy, they miss one ...

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