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NY school budgets within tax cap fare better

BUFFALO — Voters in New York state appear to have approved virtually every school budget put before them that didn’t raise taxes beyond new limits set by the state. Budgets that would have overridden the tax cap to preserve staff ...

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Sotomayor tells NYU graduates to dream big

NEW YORK — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx Wednesday for New York University’s commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium, marveling at the circumstances leading to her return. “This is awesome,” Sotomayor told the 8,000 graduates ...

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UB TCIE celebrates 25th anniversary

SUNY Buffalo TCIE is celebrating 25 years of improving the local economy by connecting companies with the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences resources. Officially launched in 1987 in a storage room in Bell Hall on the North Campus as ...

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Bar exam results posted

Grading has been completed for the February 2012 bar examination, as announced last week by the state Board of Law Examiners.   The board examined 4,011 candidates during the two days of testing on Feb. 27 and 28. Graduates of ...

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Hofstra law student wins bar foundation fellowship

Jonathan Riddix, a law student at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, is the 2012 recipient of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Summer Fellowship, The New York Bar Foundation announced today. As the recipient ...

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Pollution Prevention Institute adds programs

Joseph Martens, Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner, and Anahita Williamson, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute’s (NYSP2I) director, announced that two new programs have been added to the NYSP2I at Rochester Institute of Technology to help businesses market and develop ...

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County to consider cyberbullying legislation

The Monroe County Legislature will consider a new law that could authorize fines of up to $1,000 or a year in jail for those found guilty of cyberbullying. The bill, which cleared the legislature’s Agenda/Charter Committee earlier this month, will ...

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EEOC adds transgender to protected list

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals. “Applying Title VII in this manner does not ...

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Buffalo HIV program educates pharmacists

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is offering three unique HIV continuing education programs in an online format to help pharmacists all over the world keep their knowledge of HIV pharmacotherapy current. It has provided training ...

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Buffalo reports improving high-tech investment

The Bright Forum is Buffalo Niagara’s premier event for introducing investors to promising technologies from across New York and Ontario, Canada. Hosted by Bright Buffalo Niagara, a coalition of regional partners led by the University at Buffalo, the forum features ...

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