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  1. Lisa Kahn, Michael GiacomelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | The New York Times

    Lisa Blau Kahn and Michael Gene Giacomelli are to be married July 15 at the Aurora Inn, a hotel in Aurora, N.Y. Christopher Stanton, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, is to officiate. The bride, 36, is a professor of economics at the University of Rochester.

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  2. Whatever the Cocktail, They're Ordering It With MezcalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The New York Times

    "It used to be, 'Can you use vodka instead?'" said Todd Thrasher, a bar owner in the Washington D.C., area, recalling customers who asked that a particular cocktail be made with vodka rather than the spirit traditionally used. Now the all-around substitute is tequila's smoky cousin.

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  3. Curtis Strange Talks About the U.S. Open and Shinnecock HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The New York Times

    Curtis Strange, 63, is the last golfer to win consecutive championships at the United States Open, taking victories at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass., in 1988 and at the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., in 1989. Before Strange accomplished the feat, it had been 38 years since Ben Hogan's repeat in 1951.

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  4. Valeant, Distancing Itself From Its Past, Will Change Its Name to Bausch HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The New York Times

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, the company whose enormous price increases on old drugs helped fuel public outrage over high drug costs, is changing its name, the company announced Tuesday. The new name will be Bausch Health Companies, to reflect the company's better-known and more respected subsidiary, the eye care company Bausch + Lomb, which it acquired in 2013.

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  5. The Secret to Magic Mornings? Put the Kids to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The New York Times

    Getting breakfast ready and packing lunches for our six kids in time to get them all out the door to school in the morning sounds like a lot of hard work. Luckily, my wife, Kylie, and I don't do it.

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  6. A California Housing Fight, Waged With Pen and Walking ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The New York Times

    A rising tenants rights' movement in California is preparing to push its cause in ballot initiatives at the state and city levels. Yong Her, center left, and Marie Camacho planned a signature-collection drive at a recent gathering in Sacramento.

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  7. Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The New York Times

    Virginia Katchmar sleeps in a storage unit in Rochester near Lake Ontario. Four hundred miles away, Sheila Cummings has been living in a homeless shelter in Hempstead, Long Island, since she was evicted early last year from her apartment.

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  8. New York Today: New York Today: From Here to PyeongchangRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The New York Times

    Long before she became an Olympian, Morgan Schild was carving the slopes of Bristol Mountain near Rochester, elevation 2,150 feet. "I got dead last," she said.

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  9. Race stories: An Elegy to India's Vanishing CinemasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The New York Times

    Movies fascinated Nandita Raman growing up in Varanasi, India, an interest fostered while hanging out in the movie theater owned by her mother's family, the first in the city to show talkies. She visited often, watching films and exploring behind the scenes, captivated by the visual environment, from the movies themselves to watching her uncle select vivid posters for coming attractions.

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  10. Archbishop Sheen's Body to Stay in New York, for NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The New York Times

    A long battle over where the body of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen should be permanently laid to rest took another turn on Tuesday, when a New York appeals court ruled that his remains should stay in New York, for now. The ruling overturned a lower court decision that would have immediately sent the archbishop's body to Peoria, Ill., the diocese that is leading a push to have him declared a saint.

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  11. Wendell Castle, 85, Dies; Blurred the Line Between Furniture and ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The New York Times

    Wendell Castle, the whimsical designer who coaxed wood into weird, mind-bending shapes that blurred the boundary between serviceable furniture and fine art, died on Jan. 20 at his home in Scottsville, N.Y., near Rochester. He was 85. "Wendell is the most important postwar American furniture designer, by a long shot," Glenn Adamson, senior research scholar at the Yale Center for British Art and the former director of New York's Museum of Arts and Design, told Hyperallergic, an online arts forum.

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  12. Breakingviews: Kodak Last-Gasp Hope: KodakCoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The New York Times

    What do you get when you cross the feverish world of cryptocurrencies and a faded industrial giant desperate for a new lease on life? The answer, provided Tuesday by Eastman Kodak, is KodakCoin. Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 after fumbling the shift to digital images.

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  13. The Gambler's Ruin of Small CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | The New York Times

    I'm on vacation, keeping vague track of the news but basically taking a break and spending a lot of time communing with nature. But I've also been thinking a bit about economics, taking advantage of psychological distance to ruminate on stuff that isn't closely connected to the news.

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  14. Harry Potter and the Magical Profit Margins Under the TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | The New York Times

    I've long been under the spell of Harry Potter's wand. Not the one in the books or the movies, but the Chinese-made wands you can buy for $37.50 at Amazon , or $42.95 from harrypottershop.com .

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  15. Albert Paley Selling a Sampling of His MetalworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | The New York Times

    For much of his five-decade career, the metalwork sculptor Albert Paley had planned to create a foundation that would foster scholarship about his work. At his studio in Rochester, N.Y., he set aside artworks with his typical ribbon and shard motifs for that future organization's collection.

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  16. When Susan B. Anthony's 'Little Band of 9 Ladies' Voted IllegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | The New York Times

    On Nov. 5, 1872, nearly 50 years before the 19th Amendment granted women in the United States the right to vote, Susan B. Anthony and a small group of women cast their ballots for president in Rochester, N.Y., days after she had persuaded election inspectors to register them. The move, which resulted in arrests and a trial - in which Anthony was found guilty - was an act of defiance and audacity that helped propel the long, slow march to women's suffrage.

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  17. Saïda Benkhaldoun, Steven ShadmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | The New York Times

    Saida Benkhaldoun and Steven Feeruz Shadman were married Oct. 14 at the White Golden Palace, an event space in Marrakesh, Morocco. Adoul Kan-Doussi Abdsalame and Adoul Amaghnouje Abdlkaber, both Moroccan judges, officiated.

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