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Leaked ‘Roe’ draft triggers strong local response

There were strong reactions to the week’s news that the Supreme Court of the United States is expected to overturn the two landmark decisions that guaranteed a women’s right to an abortion. According to a leaked draft of an upcoming ...

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Biden blasts ‘radical’ Roe draft, warns other rights at risk

President Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted a “radical” draft Supreme Court opinion that would throw out the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling that has stood for a half century and warned that other rights including same-sex marriage and ...

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Possible overturning of Roe sends abortion fight to states

If the U.S. Supreme Court follows through on overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, it would immediately split the country into states with abortion access and those that outlaw it. Some states had already ...

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RIT faculty awarded grant to assist victims of gun violence 

A team of faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives is spearheading a new initiative to address community trauma and health inequity caused by gun violence.

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Supreme Court rules against Boston in Christian flag case

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Boston violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist when it refused his request to fly a Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the court ...

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Tops-anchored plazas in Hamlin, Avon part of $38.5 million deal

Two local plazas that are home to Tops Friendly Markets stores were part of a $38.5 million real estate sales transaction arranged by Cushman & Wakefield along with Pyramid Brokerage. Sky Capital Group and affiliate Four Points Management bought the ...

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Divorce is even messier now with a tightening real estate market

Soaring home prices coupled with still record-low inventory has created unforeseen complications in divorce settlements, a process that already was stressful and often cantankerous. If the house isn’t being sold and the proceeds split between the parties, there can be ...

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After drug conviction, NY couple plans marijuana dispensary

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Eladio Guzmán spent two years in jail for selling drugs, missing the birth of his first child. Cannabis is part of his tumultuous past, but a year after New York legalized possession and use of marijuana, it could ...

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Task of drawing NY political maps falls to judge and scholar

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After New York’s highest court threw out new congressional district maps drawn by the state Legislature, the task of redrawing them has fallen to a rural judge and a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. Democrats’ hopes ...

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