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Program reviews infant mortality rates

The city of Rochester’s high infant mortality rate is the main focus of a new episode of the national public television series, “American by the Numbers of Maria Hinojosa,” that will air this nationally this month. Hinojosa, award-winning journalist and ...

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Not so fast cordcutters — cable’s not going anywhere

NEW YORK — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of ...

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AFJ film: Democracy threatened

A short film from Alliance for Justice, “Lost in the Fine Print,” outlines what it calls a threat to democracy: forced arbitration. “In our democracy, the courts hold out the promise of safeguarding everyone, regardless of wealth and power,” said ...

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FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules

BUFFALO (AP) — The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission said it’s time to repeal NFL television blackout rules. Ajit Pai said the FCC needs to “be on the side of sports fans” regarding league rules that prevent games that ...

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City Hall gallery features photo exhibit

The City Hall Link Gallery is featuring a new exhibit by Image City Photography Gallery Partners. Pieces of creative photography will be on display until Sept. 8. Admission is free and the gallery is wheelchair accessible. Featured artists include the ...

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Gender identity exhibit set

“Transitions: Gender Identity and Gender Expression,” an exhibit on loan from the Stonewall Museum and Archive and sponsored by City Councilmember Matt Haag and Bill Schaefer is on display through July 31 in the Church Street lobby of City Hall. ...

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Attorney’s collection an open book to legal history

It was a cold, miserable Saturday in January when Joseph Midiri noticed the large trash receptacle parked in front of a law office in downtown Albany. The family practice had disbanded, and Midiri feared that many of the firm’s law ...

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‘Late Show’ to stay in New York

“The Late Show” will remain in New York and continue broadcasting from the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre when Stephen Colbert takes over next year, replacing long-time host David Letterman. The agreement, announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Leslie ...

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Muldoon an editor on Black’s Law Dictionary

Gary Muldoon, a partner in the Rochester law firm Muldoon, Getz & Reston, is one of seven people listed as “contributing lawyer-editors” in the new 10th edition of Black’s Law Dictionary. The dictionary, first published in 1891, is considered the ...

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Apple may pay $400M in digital book settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple will pay up to $400 million to compensate consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company overturns a court decision attesting to its pivotal role in the collusion. ...

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Glennon writes chapter of new ABA book

Peter J. Glennon, principal of The Glennon Law Firm PC, has contributed a chapter to a new book published by the American Bar Association. Glennon authored the Emergency Relief chapter of “Business Torts: A Practical Guide to Litigation.” In it, ...

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