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Rochester, New York is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Rochester, NY include 14652, 14621, and 14609. The median home price in Rochester is $61,000 which is roughly $45/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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New ROC festival dedicated to drinks

A festival dedicated to drinks - and the first of its kind in Rochester - is preparing to "open its doors" in town.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

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Pastor Jeremiah Wright visits Rochester

He's taking part in the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's spring lecture series and appeared as a panelist Thursday alongside other religious leaders.

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Teen arrested for causing E. Main St fire

A Rochester 16-year-old has been charged with setting today's fire in a vacant house on East Main Street.

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13WHAM

2 men charged in fatal shooting in Rochester

Police in Rochester have charged two men with the fatal shooting of a western New York man and the wounding of his acquaintance earlier this week.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Who are you calling racist? Good question

Because of the static nature of letters and opinions that appear on the Editorial page, sometimes we forget that each writer is participating in a conversation: offering ideas, reacting to them, trying to convince, trying to defend, sometimes trying to learn, and more a Because each printed piece stands on its own for at least awhile, we all have ... (more)

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A $1,000 MBA? MOOCs making education more accessible to learners

In pursuit of that goal, she became the poster child for a growing trend in education called MOOC's or massive open online courses - free or lost-cost university-level classes taught on the internet.

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USA Today

Naked mole rat study nets N.Y. researcher $9.5 million

The naked mole rat might not be known for its good looks, but this tiny rodent has turned into a cash cow for researchers.

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Breitbart.com

'Why My Daughter Doesn't Recycle': Econ Professor's Letter to Child's Teacher

A US economics professor has published the letter he wrote to his daughter's schoolteacher explaining why he doesn't want his girl indoctrinated in the green religion.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Possible 20 years in prison for wire fraud

Rochester, N.Y.- A Rochester man is facing a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud.

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Daily World

Cash denouncing Cuomo spreads across N.Y.

Currency stamped with a??Cuomo Must Go!a? is circulating throughout the state. The stamps are the brainchild of retailer and gun-rights advocate Jim Arendt.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Two people injured in house fire on Hudson Avenue

Two people were injured in a fire at a home on Hudson Avenue near Wilkins Street in Rochester.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester Shooting Victims Named; Still No Arrests

Rochester police have released the name of the man who was shot and killed Tuesday on the city's Southwest City.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Ex-cop named NY Army Guard's top enlisted soldier

A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.

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News8 Now

More Snow on the Way this Weekend??

Written by John DiPasquale: Spring feel today, & then back to winter it looks like for Saturday night & Sunday.

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13WHAM

CrimeStoppers Most Wanted for 4/22

From Good Day Rochester. CrimeStoppers Most Wanted : Michael P. Morris Guest speaker is Chief Douglas Nordquist from the Ogden Police Department Call 423-9300 Or, Text your Tip to CRIMES , using the key word SAFETIP in the message line You can remain anonymous and your assistance may lead to a reward.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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New electric car charging stations in city

Tuesday morning, city leaders and the President and CEO of NYSERDA cut the ribbon on two charging ports at the City Hall parking lot on Church Street.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lots of Shows to Choose from at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre

At 3450 Winton Place, located in Brighton-Henrietta, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES completes its 2-month engagement with remaining performances Thursday, April 24 at 7pm; Friday, April 25 at 8pm; Saturday, April 26 at 8pm; and Sunday, April 27 at 3pm.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A Ten Step Program for CTE at RCSD

Vocational Education is not a four-letter word - even though now, it is politically incorrect to use the phrase.

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Albany Times Union

Niskayuna picks Yaglieski as

An educator and administrator with 45 years of experience is expected Tuesday evening to be named Niskayuna's interim superintendent.

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Rochester Business Journal

Rochester's unemployment drops in March

Rochester's economy continued to show improvement in March, with a sharp decrease in the unemployment rate along with increases in both non-farm and private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.

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