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Snap Poll: Most oppose free community college

Saying Americans need more knowledge and skills to meet the demands of a growing global economy without piling up decades of debt, President Barack Obama has proposed bringing the cost of two years of community college “down to zero.” A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are not sold on the idea, though.

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In the zone

Many economic development strategies rely on special funding and tax breaks; by contrast, the Rochester Downtown Innovation Zone is an idea and an attitude, which together could prove to be a powerful magnet.

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What’s needed now

Without some prudent business risk-taking, this area could find itself playing catch-up with the broader economy.

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Plurality favors Walker for GOP nod

A narrow plurality—27 percent—of Rochester Business Journal Daily Report Snap Poll respondents favor Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker over other potential candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Education economics

This region is fortunate to have such a robust group of independent colleges and universities.

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Polls do not reflect community

I am a Rochester businessman engaged in the same activities that occupy all of our business hours. I strive to provide the best product and service possible. I struggle with maintaining margins and meeting the needs of my employees, all ...

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The Silver indictment

The Sheldon Silver case in an indictment of a system New Yorkers have long tolerated.

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