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  1. The conversation Black parents are having with their kidsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | WNED

    The combative relationship between police and the minority community has never been more prevalent than today, but black Americans know it has been around for longer than history books record. That is why they are preparing their children as best as they can.

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  2. Foreclosures down from 2015, but persistent in certain statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WNED

    New foreclosure data out Thursday from research firm RealtyTrac show foreclosures are down, but there are still some rough spots. The first six months of 2016 saw 11 percent fewer filings than the same period last year, and the month of June saw a 10-year low.

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  3. National Park Daguerreotypes Invite Viewers To 'Merge With The Land'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WNED

    Photographer Binh Danh spends his summers tooling around various national parks in a distinctive white van that doubles as a darkroom. "I nicknamed it 'Louis' after Louis Daguerre," the 38-year-old says, smiling from behind his professorial glasses.

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  4. More lion cubs at Buffalo ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WNED

    The Buffalo Zoo has announced the birth of three more African Lion cubs. This is the second time in just months that new cubs arrived at the Zoo.

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  5. Advocates tout advantages of ride-hailing, hoping for Albany decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WNED

    The houses of the state legislature have just two days left in session and, as the situation stands, ride-hailing is an item still sitting on the fence. The issue holding up their decision focuses on a difference in the amount of insurance required for ride-hailing drivers in bills put forth in the Assembly and in the Senate .

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  6. Advocates tout the advantages of ride-hailing, with hopes Albany will make a decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WNED

    Ride-hailing has been touted as a mechanism for job creation, a way to lessen drunk driving, and a key to improving transportation in areas where it is otherwise lacking. On Tuesday morning, a group of advocates joined forces to urge Albany lawmakers to decide on legislation that would bring ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to cities across Upstate New York.

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  7. Public sculpture draws attention to Great Lakes ecosystemRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | WNED

    Downtown Rochester, N.Y., can feel a little removed from the Great Lakes. The front lawn of the Christ Church on East Avenue is almost 10 miles from the shores of Lake Ontario, which might be why some passers-by don't recognize the lakes -- even when they're standing right in front of them.

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  8. Behind the Buffalo Billion: Will the probe affect other projects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WNED

    Rochester says seen a major investment in photonics, which involves the use of light in robotics, medical imaging and other fields. With the discussion surrounding a federal probe of contracts connected to the Buffalo Billion, there are concerns about possible effects on any related economic development projects throughout the upstate New York area.

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  9. Roberts Wesleyan College dealing with racially motivated robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | WNED

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says $250 was taken from a backpack in a dorm suite sometime early Thursday at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester. Investigators say shaving cream was used to write several messages that targeted African-Americans.

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  10. Schumer backs new social media legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | WNED

    Senator Charles Schumer is pushing for a new legislation that will fight terrorists use of social media to recruit, raise money and inspire attacks. The Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2015 has just passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to the Senate.

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