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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 $59,900 which is roughly $44/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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Everywhere to Be a Sonic

Sonic, a fast food chain that differentiates itself by delivering garbage directly to your parked car, plans to expand into every last empty lot in the United States of America.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Sunset Boulevard to Run 5/16-6/14 at Blackfriars Theatre

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber 's smash hit Broadway musical based on the classic Billy Wilder film comes to Blackfriars this May! Sunset Blvd. follows departed star of the silent screen era and tortured soul, Norma Desmond.

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Marshfield News-Herald

Shaken-baby debate back in courtroom

Rene Bailey was in court Thursday, April 17, 2014, for a hearing on possible new evidence in her shaken-baby conviction from a 2001 incident.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester gains jobs, state holds steady

State Labor Department figures say the Rochester Region added about 2,900 private sector jobs between last March and this March.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Economic Council meetings don't have to open to public

Members of the Finger Lakes Regional Council received $59.8 million during the 2013 Regional Economic Development Awards in Albany.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

NY expanding computerized court records

In the transition from paper to computer records, state courts have expanded electronic filing of civil cases to New York City, Long Island and 10 upstate counties with free public access to most information.

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13WHAM

Man charged in multiple Tops robberies

The man arrested for robbing a local grocery store before leading police on a high-speed chase last month has been arrested for robbing two of the store's other Rochester-area locations.

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University of Rochester

Best Translated Book Award Wins Prize for International Achievements in Literary Translation

The University of Rochester's Best Translated Book Award received the International Literary Translation Initiative Award, presented at the International Book Industry's Excellence Awards ceremony.

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Rochester Business Journal

Loan to help Syracuse firm to redevelop Bevier Memorial Building

A Syracuse firm will get a $2.7 million loan through the Community Preservation Corp. to help finance its $3.85 million rehabilitation of an historic building on South Washington Street in Rochester.

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Art Voice

See You There

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's pick for the week: Night Shift , presented by Artvoice, going on this Friday, April 18th at Allen St. Hardware.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Surrendered “smelly cat” finally finds new home [kitteh has serious gas problem]

Cats are surrendered to animal shelters due to any number of owner complaints: clawing up the furniture , fighting with other pets, not liking the owner's new baby.

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Reuters

Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains

The time between football seasons may not be enough for players' brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study.

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13WHAM

City selects high rise proposal for Charlotte

Mayor Lovely Warren's office has confirmed the city of Rochester is moving forward with the high rise option for the Charlotte Project.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester Tops List of Metros With Happy Workers

The website Creditdonkey.com is out with its list of the metropolitan areas with the happiest workers and Rochester is Number 1. The rankings were based on commute times, wages, good bosses and equipment and the freedom to easily find a better job.

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Albany Times Union

Albany casino plan gets support of OTB union

The AFSCME local that represents employees at Capital District Off-track Betting Corp. on Wednesday announced support of the proposed casino at Exit 23. The group led by Rochester developer David Flaum and Capital OTB President John Signor, calling itself Capital Gaming LLC, received the endorsement of AFSCME Council 66 Local 2055.

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Daily Kos

Upstate NY Casino Debate - The Battle of Two Heavyweights: Jim Featherstonhaugh vs. David Flaum?

After voters statewide approved Proposition I last November, which authorized the New York State Legislature to grant up to seven full-scale casino licenses in certain selected zones, tension has brewed throughout the Albany-area and the Capital Region, which is one of the areas slated to receive a full-scale, Las Vegas-style casino in the near ... (more)

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Limited Engagement of New Show at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre

Broadway veteran Tom Deckman returns to Downstairs Cabaret Theatre with his new solo show TOM DECKMAN: SINGIN' & TALKIN'.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Woman convicted in case tied to firefighter ambush

The woman charged with buying the guns a man later used to kill two firefighters on Christmas Eve 2012 was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree falsification of a business record.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester man charged with drug sales in Albion

A Rochester man is in the Orleans County Jail after being arrested by the Orleans County Major Felony Task Force on several drug charges.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Woman convicted of buying guns used to kill firefighters

A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the trial of a woman charged with buying the guns a man used to kill two suburban Rochester volunteer firefighters on Christmas Eve 2012.

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