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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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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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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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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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Housing tops downtown development priorities

With 57 percent, development of owner-occupied housing topped the list of priorities for downtown Rochester. A grocery store and restaurants tied for the second spot, each being chosen by 46 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll.

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Bills get good grades for hiring Marrone as next head coach

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll give the hiring of Doug Marrone as Buffalo Bills head coach a grade of A or B. Only 7 percent of readers give the team a failing grade.

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Cuomo earns strong approval for overall job performance

Eighty percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll approve of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s job performance after two years in office, with more than one-third saying they strongly approve.

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Majority supports lease deal for Ralph Wilson Stadium

A slight majority of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll supports the new 10-year stadium lease agreed to by the Buffalo Bills, Erie County and New York state.

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Defense and security top list of budget areas to cut

Sixty percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say cuts to defense and security spending, which constitutes 20 percent of the federal budget, should be the priority in an agreement to avert the fiscal cliff.

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Climate change concerns majority of respondents

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are concerned about climate change, which has been the focus of much discussion since Superstorm Sandy.

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