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More than half oppose new gun-control law

More than 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, New York's new gun-control law.

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How Albany could help

Despite its challenges, Rochester is, as the mayor notes, a vibrant city-one making considerable strides in its revitalization efforts.

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Narrow majority concerned about impact of sequester

Slightly more than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll expressed concern earlier this week about across-the-board federal spending cuts known as the sequester, slated to kick in today unless Congress and President Barack Obama reached an eleventh-hour deal on deficit reduction.

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Risk and reward

Doing what's right for the country will require political courage, and voters should reward such courage.

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With the golf gods, common sense often goes belly up

It was no surprise to me that most of the media paid little or no attention to how the PGA and the PGA Tour reacted to news that the gods of golf are about to outlaw the "long" putters players ...

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Majority opposes casino gambling in center city

More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose putting a casino in downtown Rochester. Of the 55 percent opposed, 37 percent say they strongly oppose.

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Doubling down

Public-sector downsizing is a sizable factor in the slow job-market recovery. The sequester would double down on that trend.

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Let’s hope Danica Patrick has even more history to make at Daytona

Now that Danica Patrick has made history-becoming the first woman to win the pole position for the Daytona 500-what does that mean for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing or NASCAR?   Well, let’s put it this way: ...

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As DoD cuts loom, suppliers must add expertise

Supply-chain vendors that can provide more technical, administrative and logistical support for defense procurement may find their services in greater demand.

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Not the only option

While the prospects of the Paid Sick Leave Act are uncertain, the business community has the means to call on all employers to act voluntarily.

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Winn is committed to community

Dear Editor: On behalf of everyone at WinnCompanies, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Rochester and the many city and county officials, business owners and civic leaders who supported our decision to acquire the ...

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Readers strongly support Richards’ run for mayor

Nearly 90 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll support Rochester Mayor Thomas Richards' run for re-election. Richards announced at a news conference Wednesday morning that he plans to run for mayor in November.

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