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Snap Poll majority: B&L sale is bad for employees

Nearly three out of four respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say that in the long run, the planned acquisition of Bausch & Lomb Holdings Inc. by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is not good for B&L employees.

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Snap Poll: Most think politics drove IRS targeting

More than 75 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say they believe the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups for closer scrutiny was politically motivated.

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State of the city is ‘fair,’ plurality says

The plurality of respondents say Rochester is in "fair" condition, but nearly 60 percent say the city is in better shape than it was two years ago before Mayor Thomas Richards took over.

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Majority says property tax cap not a success

More than 60 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll disagree with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's assessment of New York's property tax cap as a "tremendous success."

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Majority unworried about threat of a terrorist attack

Most respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll-60 percent-say they are personally unworried about the threat of a terrorist attack. Twenty percent are not at all worried, and 40 percent are "not very worried."

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Dow surge doesn’t signal recovery, majority says

A slight majority-53 percent-of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll says the stock market's recent surge does not necessarily signal a strengthening economic recovery. The plurality of readers, however, are optimistic about the prospects for the nation's economy in the next 12 months.

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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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