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‘The future is now’ — Impacts of new photonics institute will be felt worldwide

  The photonics institute being established in Rochester will benefit the world, Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of people Monday. The vice president was in town to announce what everyone in the room already knew — that Rochester is ...

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Biden to attend NYPD funeral

HONOLULU (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden plans to be among the mourners at the funeral for a New York City policemen gunned down last weekend. The White House says President Barack Obama has asked Biden to attend Saturday’s service ...

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$450M to schools for job training

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden announced almost a half-billion dollars of grants Monday to community colleges working with employers on job training. Linking training to industry demand is key to the Obama administration’s strategy for improving wages and ...

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Biden to address Detroit conference

On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks in Detroit to attendees of Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of progressives and the Democratic activist base. The conference runs through Sunday at the COBO Center. Other speakers include Sens. Charles ...

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Biden swears by Sotomayor

While tradition dictates that the chief justice of the United States swears in the president during inauguration ceremonies, the vice president gets to choose the person who administers his oath. And Vice President Joe Biden’s choice is Justice Sonia M. ...

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Veep addresses attorneys

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Monday to 700 trial lawyers from around the country at the American Association of Justice convention at the Chicago Hilton and Towers. The fundraiser for the Obama campaign, the DNC and some state races capped ...

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