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Roll-over crash diverts firefighters from parade

BYRON (AP) — Member of a western New York fire department were all dressed up with someplace to go — a Memorial Day parade — when an accident involving a fertilizer hauler scuttled their plans. The Buffalo News reported that ...

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City seeking firefighters

The city of Rochester is offering a firefighter entrance examination on Saturday, Jan. 21, the first in more than four years. It is open to city residents only. No past experience is required in order to take the exam. “This ...

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NYC stops hiring firefighters amid bias suit

NEW YORK CITY — City officials on Friday said the Fire Department of New York won’t hire any firefighters until a new entry exam is created to replace one a federal judge said discriminated against minorities, which is expected to take at least a year.

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Firefighters’ lawsuit can proceed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a group of African Americans did not wait too long to sue Chicago over a hiring test they challenged as discriminatory, freeing them to collect a lower court judgment.

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