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  1. Challenger and Miracle League brings 'Spring Training' to localsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    As any baseball fan knows, spring training is synonymous with this time of year. While the pros have headed to warm climates like Florida or Arizona, there was spring training in Rochester on Saturday for some local kids thanks to Challenger and Miracle League of the Greater Rochester Area.

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  2. Amerks unable keep up with Sound TigersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    After trailing 2-0 less than three minutes into the contest, the Rochester Americans tied the game before allowing three unanswered goals by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers to suffer their third straight loss Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. Newcomer Patrick Mullen and former Sound Tiger Justin Vaive each scored in the first period to knot the score at 2-2 for the Amerks, who are now winless in six straight home games.

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  3. Homeless, aid workers, excited as opening nears for new 'House of Mercy'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Homeless Rochesterians living in the city's House of Mercy shelter, and those who work with them eagerly looked forward to the opening of a new home for the shelter itself. "This is like a dream come true," exclaimed Charles Earlsey, House Coordinator for House of Mercy.

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  4. Mixed reactions for Black Lives Matter at School DayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Rochester City School District declared Friday as "Black Lives Matter at School Day" -- and even though it was promoted as a day of understanding and affirmation -- it created some controversy and a protest by students. The district sent letters to parents to explain the concept of the day, but some people on Facebook were saying it should have been an "All Lives Matter at School" Day.

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  5. Knighthawks acquire 'Mammoth' picks for KeoghRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have acquired a first-round pick in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft and a second-round pick in the 2019 draft from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for forward Stephen Keogh. "It's always good to know that there is a possibility of some young, talented guys coming back here," said Knighthawks head coach Mike Hasen.

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  6. Rochesterians sign up to drive for UberRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Even though you won't find Uber cars on the roadways in upstate New York right now, you will find ads online looking for drivers in our area. As of last month, 50,000 people throughout the state -- not including New York City -- have signed up to be a driver.

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  7. State Education Department awards $300,000 to schools in Rochester and AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Rochester City School District will be receiving some of $300,000 from the State Education Department in order to implement the Connecting Youth in Transition program. The state and federal grants, which will also be given to the City School District of Albany, will help the districts provide opportunities for young people who are not in school or working to achieve significant improvements in education, employment, and "other key outcomes".

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  8. Rochester's Borst-Smith on Watch List of 50 for Clarence "Bevo" Francis AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. University of Rochester senior guard Sam Borst-Smith has been named to elite company among small college basketball players this year. Borst-Smith is one of six NCAA Division III players named to a Watch List of 50 candidates to receive the Clarence "Bevo" Francis Award.

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  9. J-Mac talks to students at Nativity Preparatory Academy, holds basketball clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    These days, Jason McElwain's life is a little less three-point centric, but he is still around the game. Wednesday, he and his former coach Jim Johnson spoke to the kids at Nativity Prep in Rochester about his big night eleven years ago.

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  10. University of Rochester graduate student robbedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Two people robbed a University of Rochester graduate student late Tuesday night on a pedestrian foot bridge at the school. According to a post on University of Rochester Department of Public Safety's official Facebook page , two men approached the man with a handgun.

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  11. Big hit reveals serious medical condition for Kendall hockey playerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Many times hockey celebrates the big hit. One family in our area was actually thrilled that their son suffered a hit big enough that led to a concussion.

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  12. Former County Executive Tom Frey diesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Office of Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has sent out a statement saying that Tom Frey, who was a former County Executive, has passed away. "Tom Frey will long be remembered for his dedication and service to our community as a member of the Rochester City School District board, the New York State Assembly, the State Board of Regents and as the second Monroe County Executive.

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  13. Report: Rochester has lowest graduation rate in NYRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Statewide, the rate increased to 79.4 percent. Locally, the Rochester City School District continues to struggle.

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  14. Knighthawks' Gillies works hard on and off the fieldRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    When the Rochester Knighthawks take the field at the Blue Cross Arena, Brad Gillies is a defensive force to be reckoned with but off the field? The six-foot-one-inch defensive player is out of his pads and into a pair of khakis, working in the Knighthawks front office. Gillies is charge of the Knighthawks community outreach programs, like their Healthy Hawks exercise campaign as well as their youth lacrosse academy.

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  15. Pittsford tops list for smartest ZIP codes in Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A local ZIP code tops the list for strongest brain power of any community in Upstate New York, according to Business First. 1) It has Upstate's highest percentage of adult residents who have graduated from high school, 98.2%.

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  16. Why is the convicted sex offender, spotted on UR property, not on the public registry?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    News10NBC first told you about Edward Ewanow Tuesday night . He entered a guilty plea to sexually assaulting paralyzed woman inside her hospital room at Strong Memorial Hospital in 2007.

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  17. Rochester school board president says district is already working to provide choiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary -- with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. The Senate historian says it was the first time a vice president had to break a tie on a Cabinet nomination.

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  18. Webster native commits to ClemsonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Clemson Tigers are known nationwide for their southern charm. But soon, the defending National Champions will be adding a little upstate New York flair to their lineup.

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  19. Amerks's comeback falls shot in loss to TigersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Rochester Americans scored two unanswered goals to come within one, but were unable to complete the comeback for the second straight game as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers rode a three-goal second period to claim their eighth straight win with a 3-2 decision Friday at the Webster Bank Arena. Justin Bailey scored his team-leading 19th of the season, placing him one goal away from tying his rookie total at the end of last season.

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  20. Students running new restaurant in Village GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    RYCE opened this week in Village Gate. RYCE stands for Rochester Youth Culinary Experience.

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