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DA agrees to hearing on evidence in NY abuse case

MINEOLA (AP) — Prosecutors have agreed to an evidence hearing in a 1980s sex abuse case that was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary. The Nassau County district attorney’s office said Wednesday it’s confident Jesse Friedman’s conviction will be upheld. ...

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Remembering Rochester in ‘64 – a torn community

Things were different back in 1964 when a lack of opportunities and mistreatment of black people in parts of the city resulted in violence. A lot has changed since then and yet a lot remains the same, more than 100 ...

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Rochester remembers riots of summer of ’64

The summer of 1964 in Rochester was quite different than today. Violence broke out on the streets, mainly in two wards, amidst allegations of police brutality during a routine arrest at a street dance party. Looting and clashes with police ...

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Documentary to run at The Little Theatre

The internationally acclaimed documentary, “Not My Life,” will begin a weeklong run at the Little Theatre, May 10 to16 (no showings on May 14), as part of a communitywide effort to increase awareness of human trafficking in the tri-county area. ...

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Court rejects coerced confession claim

ALBANY — A midlevel New York court has rejected the appeal of a murder conviction by a man who’s the subject of a documentary film about false confessions. The Appellate Division rejected arguments that Adrian Thomas’ videotaped statements to Troy ...

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Local filmmaker shows farmworker documentary

St. John Fisher College’s Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs continues its yearlong immigration theme with a documentary on Wayne County farmworkers. The film, “After I Pick the Fruit,” is showing at 6 p.m. today at RIT’s Basil Hall ...

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