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FCC ruling allows competition among ISPs in apartment communities

It’s hardly an unusual happening: a resident at a local apartment community calls Greenlight Networks, saying they’re not pleased with their internet provider and wondering if they can switch to the Henrietta-based fiber optic firm. Quite often, however, Greenlight has ...

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Poll: Stark racial gap in views on Black woman on high court

WASHINGTON — Americans are starkly divided by race on the importance of President Joe Biden’s promise to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court, with white Americans far less likely to be highly enthusiastic about the idea than Black ...

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Treasury: Most COVID rental aid went to low-income residents

More than 80% of the billions of dollars in federal rental assistance aimed at keeping families in their homes during the pandemic went to low-income tenants, the Treasury Department said Thursday. It also concluded that the largest percentage of tenants ...

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Leaders encourage renters, others in need to utilize 2-1-1 services

With as many as 15,000 households behind in rent in January and with moratoriums on eviction and utility shutoffs lifted, local government leaders are encouraging in-need residents to reach out for help through the 2-1-1 Life Line and Tenant Defense ...

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High court wades into clash over immigration rule

The Supreme Court waded into a political clash Wednesday between the Biden administration and Republican-led states seeking to defend a signature Trump-era immigration rule that the new administration has abandoned. Conservative and liberal Supreme Court justices acknowledged during arguments at ...

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New York plans cybersecurity hub to coordinate responses

New York wants to improve its cybersecurity defenses and will open a joint operations center in the coming months to coordinate between government agencies, critical businesses and utilities, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Tuesday. Hochul said the Brooklyn-based hub will have ...

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High court takes case involving refusal to serve gay couples

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new clash involving religion and the rights of LGBTQ people in the case of a Colorado web designer who says her religious beliefs prevent her from offering wedding website designs ...

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Pot retailer denies executives pressured state officials

The legal record will show that executives of the Cannabis retailer Ascend Wellness did not exert political pressure on Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration by attending a December fundraiser and then meeting with state officials, its lawyer said. Ascend Wellness filed ...

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