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April 17, 2018
Rochester protesters call for gun control, end to school violence
Rochester protesters call for gun control, end to school violence

Was the March for Our Lives a moment in time or a movement in a new direction for the United States?

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March 14, 2018
Rochester, Monroe County seek diversity in law enforcement
Rochester, Monroe County seek diversity in law enforcement

Eddie Santiago had never considered becoming a firefighter until he worked as an intern with the Rochester Fire Department while at East High School.

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March 14, 2018
Rochester marchers advocate for national hike in minimum wage
Rochester marchers advocate for national hike in minimum wage

Community organizations, faith leaders and fast food workers marched last month to continue the call for an increase in the minimum wage.

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March 14, 2018
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren names new recreation commissioner

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has appointed the former president of the ARC of Yates as the city’s commissioner for the Department of Recreation and Youth Services.

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March 14, 2018
Women’s Care Center offers cribs, car seats to those in need

The Women’s Care Center in Rochester is offering portable cribs and car seats to families in need.

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February 14, 2018
City-Wide Tenants Union of Rochester fights for tenant protections
City-Wide Tenants Union of Rochester fights for tenant protections

The new year did not get off to an auspicious start for Jesús Miranda.

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February 14, 2018
Land trust helps keep families in their homes
Land trust helps keep families in their homes

One aspect of housing justice for city residents is to protect lower-income homeowners from foreclosures, which have a negative effect on neighborhoods, said Joe DiFiore, board president for the City Roots Community Land Trust.

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February 14, 2018
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester seeks tutors

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will host information sessions this month for individuals interested in becoming tutors or digital literacy navigators.

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February 6, 2018
Diocese of Rochester issues protocols to parishes due to flu outbreak

Due to the recent flu outbreak locally and across the country, the Diocese of Rochester has issued the following protocols to be observed for the celebration of Mass at all faith communities.

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January 17, 2018
Protesters support woman during immigration hearing
Protesters support woman during immigration hearing

More than 20 protesters seeking an end to the deportation of immigrants braved a fierce, cold wind last month to rally in front of the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia in support of a local woman.

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