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8 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Drugs could keep him out of jail

Police found a missing man's body partially buried in the backyard of a psychiatrist's home in January.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Eastside, westside mobile DMV units closed Friday

The mobile DMV units in Gates and Perinton will be closed on Friday, April 17. The closure is due to scheduled closings at both town halls for Good Friday.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Henrietta, NY, Greece, NY, Irondequoit, NY

21 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More energy, less land

No one wants their own property to be ruined by power lines or taken over by imminent domain.

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Related Topix: Scottsville, NY, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Borrowing for pension costs soar in N.Y.

Local governments and the state increased borrowing off the state pension fund to pay yearly retirement costs by 22 percent between 2013 and this year, state records show.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Westchester County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Yonkers, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

COMIDA to end Medley Centre deal unless payments made

The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency voted Tuesday to terminate a tax agreement with Medley Centre owner Scott Congel if late payments are not received by May 1. Congel is chairman and CEO of Bersin Properties LLC, which owes $3.87 million in property taxes, officials with the town of Irondequoit have said.

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Related Topix: Irondequoit, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY police rapidly ordering heroin antidotes

Police departments in New York are quickly ordering a powerful antidote to heroin and opiate overdoses to police officers across the state, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ulster County, NY, Westchester County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY Senate task force on opiate addiction to meet

A legislative task force is continuing its review of ways to address the rise in heroin and opioid abuse.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

13WHAM

Keeping future leaders in Rochester

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks said the county is losing its younger population.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y. Legislature authorizes $40M to fix potholes

The state budget approved last month included $40 million extra funding to repair potholes across New York after a brutal winter.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Nassau, NY, Erie County, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Prosecution rests in trial of Greece woman linked to West Webster tragedy

It has been a long, tough few days for the loved one of the West Webster firefighters killed in the Christmas Even ambush.

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Related Topix: Greece, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Support of Helmets to Hardhats Helps Veterans

When I met Alex Chiosa and Matthew Young they seemed to me to be pretty ordinary guys working in the skilled trades.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Support of Helmets to Hardhats Helps Veterans

When I met Alex Chiosa and Matthew Young they seemed to me to be pretty ordinary guys working in the skilled trades.

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106.7 KISS FM

RPD's New Patrol Districts

The intent of the data analysis is to create a baseline to make data-driven process decisions that allow flexibility of staffing and beat models for continual evaluation and adjustment.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

New Job For Former Deputy Monroe County Executive

His career in Monroe County government ended in 2009 when he resigned following an indictment by a Monroe County grand jury on charges of official misconduct in connection with the Robutrad scandal.

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Poughkeepsie Journal

RIT to get N.Y.'s first private college tax-free zone

The Rochester Institute of Technology is expected to win approval Thursday from the state to have two areas designated as tax-free zones under New York's new initiative.

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Related Topix: Rochester Institute of Technology, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Rochester, NY, Henrietta, NY

13WHAM

Brooks gives Medley developers an ultimatum

The Monroe County Executive, Maggie Brooks, gave her State of the County Address Wednesday at the Strong National Museum of Play.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

News8 Now

Windy, Wet & Mild Tonight Into Friday...

Written by John DiPasquale: A soaking rain will be developing later this afternoon, that may begin as a snow/wintry mix briefly in spots, and continue at times through the night & into Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rochester, NY, Buffalo, NY, Natural Disasters, Flood

WHAM-AM Rochester

Frank Sterling May Get Settlement From Monroe County

Rochester N.Y.- A man who spent years in prison for a murder he did not commit may be getting more than $7 million in a settlement with Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Hilton, NY

13WHAM

Wrongly convicted man could get $7M settlement

The man wrongfully imprisoned for the murder of a Hilton woman more than 25 years ago could get more than $7 million in a settlement with Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Hilton, NY

13WHAM

Brooks to address Monroe County

Portions are Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

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