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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 $69,500 which is roughly $45/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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New Ride-Sharing Service Defies City, State Regulators

A new fleet of cars adorned with bushy pink mustaches is set to debut in New York City this weekend even as taxi regulators threaten a crackdown on the "ride-sharing" service.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

Talking East End Violence

Rochester N.Y.- Officials at City Hall plan to meet Friday with the owner of an East End nightclub that has been the scene of recent violence.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Reconsidering Rochester's riots

As the city approaches the 50th anniversary of the July 1964 riots, the question is almost unavoidable: Could it happen again? After all, there is consensus that conditions have not improved appreciably in the Reconsidering Rochester's riots As the city approaches the 50th anniversary of the July 1964 riots, the question is almost unavoidable: ... (more)

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Mental Help Net

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Rochester man charged with arson in fire that killed his grandmother

A Rochester man has been accused of starting a fire that killed his grandmother as she babysat four of her grandchildren this week in northeast Rochester.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Grandson Facing Charges In Fatal Fire

Rochester N.Y.-The Rochester Fire Department has made an arrest in connection with a fatal fire Tuesday evening on Fernwood Avenue.

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Grandson charged in his grandmother's fire death

A 22-year-old upstate New York man has been charged with starting a fire that killed his grandmother as she babysat four of her grandchildren.

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Fox News

Shipwreck hunters find Air Force Plane from 1953

The plane went down unmanned in Lake Ontario more than 60 years before a trio of shipwreck hunters found it.

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WBEN-AM Buffalo

Push Begins to Name New Veterans' Cemetery After "Wild Bill"

Senator Chuck Schumer was near Pembroke on Monday, bringing with him the answer to a regional problem.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Laughing Squid

Paul McCartney Helps a 64-Year-Old Fan Make an Epic Marriage Proposal Onstage During His Concert

Sir Paul McCartney recently helped a 64-year-old fan make an epic marriage proposal onstage during his concert at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York.

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Bob Duffy will return to Rochester

"I'm not going to say I wouldn't apply for that job again - it's not open right now - but I would certainly consider that again, but if that didn't work out I would look at other jobs, employment here in the Rochester area," says Duffy.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

It's a mystery how much films get in NY tax breaks

A state law in 2013 required the state to disclose the tax breaks that new films and television shows get when they shoot in New York.

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Webster Superintendent takes job in Rochester

"The Webster Central School District Board of Education wishes Ms. Bovard the best in the future and we thank her for her efforts over the past several years," said Mike Suffoletto, Webster Board of Education President.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Elmiran charged with assaulting man at ex-girlfriend's house

An Elmira man faces multiple charges after police say he arrived unannounced as his ex-girlfriend's home, punched a man in the face he found there, threw over the man's Harley Davidson motorcycle and then hit him with his pickup truck.

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Man sentenced for killing wife earlier this year

A western New York man has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering his 58-year-old wife earlier this year.

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Business Journal

Shutterfly plant sells for $28.6M as opening day nears

Casey Hankinson, of Ryan Cos. , and Gov. Mark Dayton speak before the ceremonial groundbreaking for Shutterfly's new Minnesota factory.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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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One person killed in Fernwood Ave. fire

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City files papers to shut down East End club

The city of Rochester has filed legal papers Tuesday to shut down Captain's Attic after recent violence in the East End.

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College Town project is on time

College Town, the $100-million project on Mount Hope Avenue in Rochester is on track to be finished by fall.

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