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  1. Arc Foundation plans push to expand fundingRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    A new generation of teenagers with intellectual or developmental disabilities has graduated from public schools, eager to find jobs and apartments and to live independently just like their peers. At the same time, baby boomers with similar disabilities face new age-related challenges and may need different housing to accommodate their physical needs.

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  2. Pittsford-Mendon ranked No. 1 public high school in areaRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    A survey of the 2017 best public high schools in the Rochester area released Tuesday ranks Pittsford-Mendon High School number one. The survey by Pittsburgh-based Niche.com Inc. weighed factors including academics, culture and diversity and quality of teachers based on student and parent reviews about the school.

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  3. Rochester Chamber Top 100: Company finds success through validationRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Highpower Validation Testing & Lab Services Inc. is a secret weapon for a segment of device manufacturers. The company helps to validate medical devices and helps companies, startups and individual inventors get their devices to the market.

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  4. First deaf faculty member at RIT/NTID to appear on stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The first deaf faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute of the Deaf will be featured on a U.S. Postal Service stamp, officials announced Monday. The late Robert Panara is to be part of the Distinguished Americans series as the 16th stamp in the collection.

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  5. Crazy Dog T-shirts partners with Operation KaribuRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Crazy Dog T-shirts Inc. has a new partnership with Operation Karibu's "Project 1Z" for the "Shirt Off Your Back" campaign, officials announced Monday. Operation Karibu is a nonprofit organization that aims to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for women in underserved communities of Africa by improving access to a safe delivery, prenatal services and postnatal services.

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  6. Giving thanks for a cornucopia of sports blessingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Between the bountiful - at times, excessive - helpings of turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, and the occasional Black Friday hip checks among shoppers hell-bent on securing that latest can't-live-without-it gadget, we tend to forget the true meaning of Thanksgiving. It's supposed to be a day of giving thanks.

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  7. Syracuse digital marketing firm expands to RochesterRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Digital Hyve, a digital marketing agency based in Syracuse, is expanding to Prince Street offices in Rochester, officials announced Wednesday. Growth in clients in the area prompted the expansion.

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  8. Samtec joins AIM Photonics collaborationRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Samtec Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect products and services, has become a member of AIM Photonics, officials announced Wednesday. Founded four decades ago, the firm is a $625 million company.

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  9. Colleges and UniversitiesRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Information was provided by individual institutions that responded to an email survey. Institutions contacted are members of the Consortium of Rochester Area Colleges Inc. or are in Allegany, Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties and grant degrees.

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  10. Immigrant assetsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    In this nation of immigrants, it's striking how often immigration is seen as a problem, not a source of strength. Many people believe those who arrive here from other countries drive down wages of U.S.-born workers and place a heavy burden on social services.

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  11. Students get close look at photonics and opticsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The high school students each held two strips of gray-tinted plastic they just had learned were polarized. Then they were handed a clear plastic fork and asked to examine it through the polarized lenses.

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  12. OLEDWorks to test lighting in $1M projectRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    OLEDWorks LLC has kicked off a more than $1 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The gateway demonstration project is designed to test the latest technology in commercial lighting in hopes of bringing to market a more efficient energy source that could create manufacturing jobs across the state.

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  13. Area unemployment rate increasesRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester's economy continued to improve last month, despite a slight increase in the unemployment rate, area economists say. Rochester's jobless rate moved from 4.5 percent in October 2015 to 4.6 percent last month, but the metro area added 400 non-farm jobs, or 0.1 percent, and 400 private-sector jobs.

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  14. Center for Dispute Settlement leader to step down at yearendRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The president and CEO of The Center for Dispute Settlement Inc. has announced plans to step down at the end of this year after almost 12 years at the helm. Sherry Walker-Cowart said she will hand off leadership of the conflict resolution and mediation agency effective Dec. 31, 2016, though she will continue to work on a volunteer basis.

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  15. Gas prices dip ahead of holiday, but still above last yearRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Despite a slight decrease in gas prices in the last week, Rochester travelers will pay more at the pumps this Thanksgiving than a year ago, both GasBuddy.com and AAA Western and Central New York reported Monday. In Rochester this week, the average price of a gallon of gas rose to $2.32 from $2.25 a year ago, but was down a penny from a week ago, GasBuddy reported.

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  16. Rochester man pleads guilty in Medicaid fraud caseRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    A Rochester man pleaded guilty to grand larceny for cheating Medicaid by turning in fake time sheets for home care services that were never provided, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Charles Herring, 39, of 733 Portland Ave., was charged with submitting time sheets to Maxim Health Care, showing an aide - who was his girlfriend - had provided 502 hours of service to a Medicaid recipient during 2015 and 2016.

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  17. Uber relaunches #NYNeedsUber campaignRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Uber New York has relaunched its #NYNeedsUber campaign urging New Yorkers to tell elected officials they want Uber in their communities. Uber New York initially visited Rochester last year to drum up support for the service in the region.

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  18. Digital Rochester event to focus on electronic medical recordsRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Digital Rochester plans a discussion titled "Reinventing the EMR Experience" this month at Irondequoit Country Club. Speakers will address challenges of implementing electronic medical records, officials said.

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  19. To thrive, manufacturers need skilled workers, government supportRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Manufacturing is not dead in Upstate New York. It is alive and well, especially in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region.

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  20. Sixth annual Reshaping Rochester Awards presentedRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Community Design Center Rochester presented its sixth annual Reshaping Rochester Awards Thursday at Temple B'rith Kodesh. The awards recognize exemplary regional initiatives, individuals and projects that positively impact the Rochester community.

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