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  1. Study: Parents still put babies in risky sleepaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Study: Parents still put babies in risky sleep environments Despite recommendations from doctors and public education campaigns Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/2bt62as A study involving videos of slumbering infants found the vast majority of parents placed babies in unsafe sleep environments associated with an increased risk of death despite guidance from health care providers and public education campaigns. The American Academy of Pediatrics report released Monday is the first to look at video recordings of parental behavior rather than relying on self-reported surveys or police reports after an infant's death.

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  2. Ex-911 operator sentenced for enticement of aaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Ex-911 operator sentenced for enticement of a minor The former Rochester 911 operator was sentenced to over 11 years in federal prison Tuesday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://on.rocne.ws/2a5O61W Jason Cortese, a city 911 operator who is accused of sending sexually explicit photographs to a 12-year-old girl, is taken back to Livingston County Jail in 2015.

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  3. "Severe" drought hits parts of upstate New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    "Severe" drought hits parts of upstate New York Areas west and southeast of Rochester are now in severe drought, the latest data show. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://on.rocne.ws/29EBoWt Areas to the west and southeast of Rochester are now listed in severe drought - an unusually harsh classification rarely seen in temperate upstate New York.

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  4. 74 arrested during N.Y. Black Lives Matter protest, Rochester police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/29qmtPE Thousands of people took to the streets in U.S. cities on Friday to protest the fatal police shootings of two black men earlier this week. ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A protest in Rochester on Friday and into Saturday morning ended with 74 arrests, according to Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli.

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  5. NY expands food-stamp eligiblityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY expands food-stamp eligiblity Thousands more New Yorkers will be able to use food stamps to buy groceries under new rules Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29zX1gh ROCHESTER -- Thousands more low-income working New Yorkers will be able to use food stamps to buy groceries under new eligibility rules that took effect this month. State officials and anti-hunger advocates were in Rochester on Thursday to celebrate Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision, to raise the income limit for food stamps from 130 percent of the federal poverty line to 150 percent for working households.

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  6. Eight burned bodies found in region this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    For the second time this week and the eighth time this year, police in the Rochester region discovered a body that had been set on fire. Eight burned bodies found in region this year For the second time this week and the eighth time this year, police in the Rochester region discovered a body that had been set on fire.

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  7. NY Fed president acknowledges region's toughaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    One of the most power financial figures in the nation came to Binghamton on Tuesday to listen, and he got an earful. NY Fed president acknowledges region's tough economic times One of the most power financial figures in the nation came to Binghamton on Tuesday to listen, and he got an earful.

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  8. Brighton man fights to keep giant hogweedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Chris Costanza is refusing to let state workers kill off his giant hogweed, saying he is preserving it for use in medical research. The poisonous plants are on undeveloped property above Irondequoit Bay.

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  9. Report: Much-touted Start-Up NY created few jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Report: Much-touted Start-Up NY created few jobs The state spent more than $50 million promoting the job-creation program. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/296GNFe ALBANY - A job-creation program highly touted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration created just 408 new jobs in its first two full years, despite an advertising campaign that cost state taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.

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  10. In this Aug. 23, 2015 file photo, elderly Syrian refugeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/28JMHlh In this Aug. 23, 2015 file photo, elderly Syrian refugee Halima Ali holds her granddaughter Amal, 4, while sitting outside their tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. The global observance comes at a crucial time after a record-breaking 65.3 million people were displaced from their homes by the end of 2015, according to a report released by the United Nations on Monday.

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  11. Regulators approve rate hikes for RG&E, NYSEGaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Regulators approve rate hikes for RG&E, NYSEG customers State regulators approved sizable rate hikes for RG&E and NYSEG customers Wednesday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1tr4Skq New York state regulators approved sizable rate hikes for RG&E and NYSEG customers Wednesday, giving the two utilities their first increases in electricity and natural gas delivery charges since 2012.

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  12. Video released of Sunoco car explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    A 45-year-old Greece man suffered burns after an explosion in his car at a Sunoco station on Portland Avenue early Wednesday. Video released of Sunoco car explosion A 45-year-old Greece man suffered burns after an explosion in his car at a Sunoco station on Portland Avenue early Wednesday.

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  13. Police ID Letchworth drowning victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Police ID Letchworth drowning victims The two brothers, ages 6 and 9, attended Brockport schools. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1tm9ZlY New York State Park Police and New York Police continued to search the pools below Letchworth's Lower Falls for the body of a missing boy swept over the cascade on Saturday.

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  14. Searchers recover body at Letchworth State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Searchers recover body at Letchworth State Park The body of the boy was one of the 7 people spotted in the Genesee River n Saturday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1tkuJdY State park police discuss Saturday's incident at Letchworth State Park and the recovery of one body from the Lower Falls in the park.

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  15. Broome's poverty fight gets $1.5M boostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Broome's poverty fight gets $1.5M boost Broome County will get a $1.5 million share of a new state anti-poverty initiative, officials announced Thursday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1Vkq2vQ Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Fred Akshar discuss progress on an anti-poverty initiative at the United Way of Broome County in Vestal on Thursday.

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  16. Despite High Taxes, millionaires not fleeing NyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    People who earn at least $1 million annually don't move away from high-tax states such as New York, New Jersey and California any more frequently than does the general population, a new study says. Despite HIGH TAXES, millionaires not fleeing NY People who earn at least $1 million annually don't move away from high-tax states such as New York, New Jersey and California any more frequently than does the general population, a new study says. 28 comments

  17. Cuomo tells New York municipalities: 'Spend less'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Cuomo tells New York municipalities: 'Spend less' Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered local governments an alternative to mandates: Spend less money. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1TsnXLF New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters after a news conference in a MTA bus depot in New York, Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

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  18. Kost Tire to pay $275K penalty for phony oilaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Kost Tire to pay $275K penalty for phony oil change fee Kost charged customers $2 fee for oil changes, leading them to think it was required. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1Tb9rrA ALBANY -- Kost Tire Distributors, a Binghamton-based automobile service company, has agreed to pay over $270,000 in penalties through a settlement reached with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for overcharging for oil and filter changes.

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  19. Stronger school lead laws sought in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Stronger school lead laws sought in NY Advocates are calling on state lawmakers to enact legislation requiring schools to test for lead contamination in water. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1T7wpjg Ralph Spezio, a former Rochester educator, talks about the dangers of lead in school water in Albany on May 9, 2016.

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  20. Records expose ex-Cuomo aide's tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Records expose ex-Cuomo aide's ties A former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo took tens of thousands of dollars from a pair of firms. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/26Lipmu ALBANY - The former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the heart of a corruption probe was paid tens of thousands of dollars by a pair of firms tied to some of the governor's biggest economic-development projects, state records released Monday show.

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