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Readers split on gun storage law (access required)

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The New York state Legislature passed legislation Monday that makes it a misdemeanor offense to fail to securely store a rifle, shotgun or other firearm or render it incapable of being fired when a child is in a home. Sponsored ...

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Carbon plan deserves support


A bipartisan bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives has the potential to help the U.S. make significant strides on carbon emissions while also helping the economy. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act— sponsored by Rep. Ted ...

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Snap Poll: Majority opposes pay raise


A committee created earlier this year to issue a report on increasing pay for New York lawmakers released its final recommendations Monday. The committee recommended significantly increasing the salaries for legislators and other state lawmakers while also drastically limiting stipends ...

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Next step for self-driving cars (access required)


The autonomous vehicle revolution, if it ever happens, will be a slow, lengthy process. But the next step in that process may have taken place this week. Waymo, Google’s self-driving car spinoff, on Wednesday started offering small-scale ride hailing service ...

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Kudos on giving; more needed (access required)


Rochester has always been a philanthropic community, following the example George Eastman set with his gifts that shaped and sustained many organizations. That spirit of generosity was on display yet again this week for the eighth annual ROC the Day, ...

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Amazon brings risks, rewards (access required)


When Amazon announced that it was soliciting bids from cities to become the site of a second headquarters, New York City and the Washington, D.C., area were among the immediate favorites to win. So it was no surprise this week ...

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