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Who’s who among some possible top Supreme Court contenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the high court. It’s also a chance for Biden to fulfill a campaign promise to nominate the first Black ...

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Biden: 1st Black woman justice on high court ‘long overdue’

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday affirmed his pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying it was “long overdue.” He praised retiring Justice Stephen Breyer as a model public servant and promised a ...

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NY couple arrested for using fake vax cards for Bills game

BUFFALO — A western New York couple have been charged with a felony for allegedly using falsified vaccination cards at the Buffalo Bills playoff game against the New England Patriots earlier this month, Erie County District Attorney John Flynn said ...

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Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

WASHINGTON — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday. Breyer, 83, ...

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Region’s rising rents follows national trend

The price of renting an apartment in the Rochester metro area climbed 11.1 percent in 2021, a spike similar to the national average. The overall median rent rose to $1,333 in Rochester, according to the annual report by The ...

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