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Understanding science, law of head trauma

Increasing interest in concussions is not just happening in sports, but highlights many legal concerns as well, which will be addressed in a new program Nov. 11 at The Rubin Center for Education. State Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Dollinger ...

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Courts publish voter guide to judicial candidates

For the 2015 general election, the New York State Unified Court System will publish a nonpartisan online voter guide for the public with information about candidates for elective judicial office. There are 109 state-paid judicial vacancies to be filled in ...

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State’s latest campaign to combat drug abuse

Two new public service announcements are airing on television stations and music streaming services across the state to warn residents about the dangers of synthetic drugs and prescription opioid abuse. “These PSAs spread the simple message that these drugs are ...

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MCC’s Rochester campus enters 2nd construction phase

The downtown campus now being built for Monroe Community College inside a former Kodak building represents more than just a new use for an old building downtown. Committing to build the campus at 321 State St., in four connected buildings ...

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More than $1.6 million for Catholic Charities

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. John Katko Monday announced more than $1.6 million in federal funding for the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester. The grant was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and ...

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Lecture series features talk on Disney design

Design expert Andreas Wezel-Peterson returns to the Rochester Institute of Technology as the featured speaker for the annual Lyon Memorial Lectureship Series. Wezel-Peterson is a communications designer on the Internal Corporate Communications team at Disney Consumer Products in Glendale, California, ...

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Explore GCC at two open houses this fall

Genesee Community College will offer two open house events this fall at the Main Campus in Batavia allowing perspective students and their families to explore the college and the opportunities it offers. The first event is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. ...

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Host a student for Thanksgiving Day

Just as the Native Americans welcomed settlers to the New World to the First Thanksgiving feast, Rochester Global Connections invites the Rochester community to welcome international students from local universities by hosting them for Thanksgiving Dinner. It may be an ...

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Nuts and bolts of a NYS Constitutional Convention

The intricacies of a state Constitutional convention will be discussed Monday when the League of Women Voters Rochester Metropolitan Area hosts a forum, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave., Rochester. The event ...

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$15,000 to Rochester Prep High School

The KeyBank Foundation recently announced a grant of $15,000 to Rochester Prep High School, which will help the school prepare students for thriving futures. Rochester Prep High School, part of the Uncommon Schools charter school network, is dedicated to readying ...

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Homeland Security hosts ‘kids and trucks’

Agents and vehicles assigned to U.S. Border Patrol Rochester Station recently joined other law enforcement agencies, first responders, and businesses to display trucks and vehicles at the annual “Kids and Trucks” event, hosted by Children’s Institute. Several thousand Rochester area ...

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UNITE Rochester hosting 2nd Court Academy

UNITE Rochester will host its second Court Academy at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Asbury First United Methodist Church Gathering Center, 1040 East Ave. The Court Academy is a project of the UNITE Rochester Justice Engagement Committee. UNITE Rochester ...

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