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Is Rochester friendly to small business?

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents give mostly passing grades to the Rochester region for its friendliness to small business and for the ease of launching a small business here.

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Majority picks Pegulas for next Bills owner

Philadelphia Flyers v Buffalo Sabres

As the process to sell the Buffalo Bills moves into its next phase, speculation about bidders for the NFL franchise continues to mount. More than half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say Terry and Kim Pegula are their No. 1 pick for next owner of the Buffalo Bills.

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Confidence in federal government low

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are not very impressed with the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government.

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Snap Poll: Wegmans is most-admired business

More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll chose Wegmans, one of the area’s largest companies, as the most admired business in the Rochester region.

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Redskins name should stick, most say

More than three-quarters of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents oppose the federal decision to cancel trademark protection for the Washington Redskins. Slightly fewer respondents—71 percent—say franchise owner Daniel Snyder should not change the team’s name.

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Majority opposes Hobby Lobby decision

A slight majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents disagrees with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that requiring two for-profit corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception as mandated by the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom.

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Flawed business plan sank fast ferry

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A decade ago, the Lake Ontario fast ferry was launched amid high hopes and broad public support, only to run aground after two money-losing seasons. Nearly three-quarters of this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say it failed because of a fatally flawed business plan.

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Majority backs creation of BID downtown

The Rochester Downtown Development Corp. is leading an effort to establish a business improvement district in downtown Rochester, and 63 percent of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents support it.

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Snap Poll: Views mixed on RGHS-Unity merger

Pluralities of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the merger of Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System is likely to improve the quality of health care locally but have a negative impact on costs.

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Most favor legalizing medical marijuana

More than 80 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say New York should allow seriously ill patients to use marijuana for medical purposes.

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Most readers favor Astorino for governor

Nearly 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll would vote for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino over incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo if the election for governor were held today.

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