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AG provides guidance to ‘sanctuary cities’

“Sanctuary cities” in New York state are getting lots of free legal advice and support from New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Last month, in anticipation of concerns about the policies of President Donald Trump, Schneiderman’s staff prepared a ...

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Rochester police investigating fatal shooting

Police in Rochester are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was gunned down in the middle of the day. Officers called to Leo Street shortly after noon Wednesday found a man in his 30s lying in the street ...

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Congratulations, Rochester, your credit is good

Greater Rochester has the best credit score of any metropolitan area in the state, according to Experian’s sixth annual State of Credit report. The Rochester metropolitan area ranks 35th of 211 locations in the nation surveyed for the report. It ...

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City aims to give municipal workers $15

Rochester is moving to raise the minimum wage of municipal workers to $15 an hour. Mayor Lovely Warren was joined by Gov. Andrew Cuomo when she announced the phased-in increase on Wednesday. Last week Cuomo said his administration would gradually ...

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12th annual Rochester Chili Cookoff coming in November

Fourteen local restaurants are set to compete for the title of Rochester’s best chili next month. Rochester’s 12th annual Chili Cookoff is set for 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Genesee Center for the Arts & Education, 713 Monroe ...

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Man crashes into vacant Rochester gas station, causing fire

Police say a man was drunk behind the wheel when he crashed his car into a vacant gas station in downtown Rochester, setting the building on fire. Officials say when officers arrived at the scene around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday the ...

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