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6 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Monroe County's newest dog park opens

Monroe County residents now have a new place to take their four legged friends. The county's newest dog park opened Friday.

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Related Topix: Henrietta, NY

14 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Brooks opposing Seneca casino

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks said she will not support the development of a Seneca Nation casino within the county.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Henrietta, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

Ontario Beach algae removal project gets underway

For years, rotting algae pushed against the Charlotte Pier by winds and currents has been the bane of people trying to cool off in the summer with a swim at Ontario Beach Park.

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13WHAM

New tool for area police

It's called Naloxone, but some are calling it a lifesaver, and now many area police, troopers and other members of law enforcement in Monroe County will learn how to administer it.

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Rochester Business Journal

Region's unemployment rate declines in June

The Rochester metro area economy continued its upward momentum in June, with an increase in jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Genesee County, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Holy Mackerel! Man catches 26-pound fish in Lake Ontario

Holy Mackerel! Man catches 26-pound fish in Lake Ontario Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1rywBwx A Monroe County man on June 14 caught a freshwater drum from Irondequoit Bay in Lake Ontario near Rochester that broke the state record by more than 2 pounds, the state Department of Environmental Conservation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ontario, NY, Rochester, NY, Henrietta, NY, West Henrietta, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Arthur Treacher's opens in Spencerport

Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips opened its newest location on Monday. The newest location is in Spencerport in the Tops Plaza.

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Related Topix: Spencerport, NY, Rochester, NY, Irondequoit, NY, East Rochester, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Four lobbying groups can keep donors private

Four lobbying groups that had been seeking to keep their donors private can do so, a state hearing officer ruled today.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Ortt endorsed for Senate

The Republican Party chairmen of the three counties in the 62nd Senate District - Scott Kiedrowski of Niagara County, Ed Morgan of Orleans County and Bill Reilich of Monroe County - issued the following statement Wednesday: "Following the recommendation of the committee to fill vacancies, we are proud to announce North Tonawanda Mayor Rob Ortt as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hank Azaria, Niagara County, NY, Orleans County, NY, North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

13WHAM

Churchville woman killed in crash

A Churchville woman has died after her vehicle was hit by a school bus carrying children at the intersection of Wheatland Center Road and Scottsville Mumford Road in Wheatland Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Churchville, NY

WHAM-AM Rochester

Peacock shooter issued summons

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society of Greater Rochester have now filed charges against a Parma man for an incident that happened Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Rochester Business Journal

Saladworks, Dunkin' Donuts to open new locations in area

Dunkin' Brand Group Inc. and Saladworks LLC are opening new locations in the region.

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Related Topix: Pittsford, NY, Rochester, NY, Henrietta, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

O'Brien-Funke spin campaign filings

To Sen. Ted O'Brien, D-Irondequoit, Monroe County, he has more money in the bank than his Republican foe Rich Funke .

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Related Topix: Irondequoit, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Watersblogged

Eastman Park Micrographics (EPM) Granted Preliminary Injunction...

Pursuant to a decision rendered on July 2, 2014, and the ensuing order issued on July 14, 2014, the New York State Supreme Court, Monroe County, New York granted EPM's request for a preliminary injunction against Kodak Alaris with respect to the micrographics service business.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

RBJ Report: District spending per child

How much on average does your child's school district spend on each student? It is just one of the questions being asked as part of a closer look into local school districts and how they spend your tax money.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Irondequoit, NY, Rochester, NY, East Rochester, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Truck hit by object thrown from Thruway overpass

State police say they're investigating damage caused to a tractor-trailer by an object that was tossed from a Thruway overpass in western New York.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

13WHAM

Scrutiny of arrest caught on tape

Ryan Conklin and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office have different takes on the circumstances that resulted in his arrest on July 4th.

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Related Topix: West Henrietta, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

Thunderstroms Rip Through Leaving A Mess Behind

Rochester N.Y.- More than 16,000 Rochester Gas and Electric Customers are out of service because of the swift and violent thunderstorm that just blew across the area.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Weather, West Henrietta, NY, Henrietta, NY

13WHAM

Chili man disappeared 7 years ago

His parents presented a check to Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn and Rochester Deputy police Chief Fred Bill Monday.

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Rochester Business Journal

Are higher graduation rates tied to spending?

Does higher per-pupil spending produce higher graduation rates? Not necessarily, according to an analysis of data from the state Department of Education that will appear in the 2014 Rochester Business Journal Schools Report Card, which will be published as a supplement to this Friday's edition of the paper.

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Related Topix: Ontario County, NY, Victor, NY, Pittsford, NY, Irondequoit, NY

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