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  1. Genesee chocolate ale wins Upstate NY's only GABF medalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Upstate New York breweries won just one medal at the 2018 Great American Beer Fest: It was a silver for the Dark Chocolate Scotch Ale from the Genesee Brew House in Rochester. The beer came in second in the chocolate beer category, just behind one from Copperpoint Brewing in Boynton Beach, Fla.

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  2. Daniel Emmet arrives at the "America's Got Talent" season 13 finale.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Post-Standard

    Rochester, N.Y. -- Rochester native Daniel Emmet will find out tonight if he's the winner in season 13 of "America's Got Talent." The finale airs at 8 p.m. Wednesday on NBC.

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  3. Pegulas to launch expansion National Lacrosse League team in RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Post-Standard

    Terry and Kim Pegula are continuing to expand to their Upstate New York sports empire with the addition of a new lacrosse team in Rochester. The National Lacrosse League announced Thursday that it awarded an expansion franchise to the Pegulas, according to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle .

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  4. Syracuse makes list no one wants to be on: Top 10 U.S. cities with highest povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Post-Standard

    A little girl runs past an abandoned house on Ash St on Syracuse's North Side. Syracuse ranks among the top 10 cities with the highest poverty rates in the U.S. ( The city of Syracuse is one of the 10 poorest places in the United States, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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  5. Burned bodies found in WNY identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Post-Standard

    The family of Alex Burrow confirms - his body was one of the deceased found severly burned inside of a vehicle in Hamlin on Monday morning. Burrow is a 2016 graduate from Brockport High School.

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  6. Lawsuit: Rochester brewery break-up involves 'Fluffy IPA Incident'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Post-Standard

    One of the co-owners in Rochester's Fairport Brewing Co, has filed a lawsuit against the other, seeking to dissolve the partnership and receive compensation for his stake in the business. Among the reasons for the break-up, according to the lawsuit filed by Paul Guarracini against Tim Garman: The "Fluffy IPA Incident," the "Facebook Incident" and a product called "Timbucha."

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  7. Habiba Boru plans to open a restaurant serving Ethiopian and Somali foods on Syracuse's North Side.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Post-Standard

    She's cooked her Ethiopian dishes - spicy wats and injera bread - at My Lucky Tummy dinners. She's a caterer.

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  8. Deputies probe bodies found in burned car outside RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Post-Standard

    The vehicle was found behind a storage building on a dead-road in Hamlin, which is about 25 miles northwest of Rochester. It's not clear whether the deaths were homicides or accidental, according to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle .

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  9. Cuomo to hold campaign rally in Syracuse today as part of Upstate tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Post-Standard

    Cuomo, who is running in a primary campaign to keep his position, will speak at the Iron Workers Local 60 headquarters in Syracuse at 1 p.m. The Syracuse event is part of an Upstate New York tour today that includes stops in the Rochester and Buffalo areas. Cuomo is entangled in a Democratic primary against challenger Cynthia Nixon, an actress and education activist.

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  10. Last lion died at Syracuse zoo; will the great cats return?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Post-Standard

    After a succession of the queens and kings of the jungle over the past 40 years, it's unclear when, or if, lions will return to Syracuse. The zoo , run by Onondaga County, declined to be interviewed for this story.

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  11. Syracuse police announce expansion of body-worn cameras for officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Post-Standard

    Ninety Syracuse police officers will soon be outfitted with body-worn cameras on city streets, thanks to a state award that allows the police department to amp up its use of the technology. The department is finishing up its creation of a policy governing the use of the cameras, and officials hope to have 30 patrol officers wearing the devices during each of the three daily shifts by the end of this year, officials said.

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  12. For sale on eBay: Robert Wegman's old driver's license?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Post-Standard

    A driver's license that supposedly belonged to former Wegmans CEO Robert Wegman was for sale on eBay for $500. The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and WROC in Rochester reported on the sale earlier today, but the eBay user who was offering the item appears to have removed it.

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  13. Fake story about man burning home after setting Nike shoes on fire goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Post-Standard

    This screenshot of a Fox News parody site claims a Rochester man burned down his home after setting fire to his Nike shoes. The fake story went viral on Facebook. 2 comments

  14. Fayetteville drops consideration of Rochester-based developer's apt.- retail proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Post-Standard

    The village of Fayetteville has decided to pull its consideration of a Rochester-based developer's proposal to build an apartment-retail complex along Route 5. Fayetteville Mayor Mark Olson said village trustees decided to drop their review of Morgan Management's plan for 200 apartments and retail space on the former O'Brien & Gere manufacturing site at 547 E. Genesee St. "We felt with the pending federal investigation , it was in the best interests of the village to stop the application and the process for reviewing it,'' Olson said. "We are not comfortable going forward due to the looming investigation."

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  15. NY could become first state to require up to 12 weeks of paid bereavement leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Post-Standard

    New York could soon become the first state in the nation to require employers to offer up to 12 weeks of paid time off for workers to deal with the death of a family member. A bill mandating paid bereavement leave passed the state Senate and Assembly in June, expanding the state's paid family leave law that took effect on Jan. 1. If signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, employees would be eligible for paid leave after the death of a spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, parent-in-law, grandparent or grandchild.

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  16. ADL steps up advocacy as bias, extremist incidents growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Post-Standard

    Jason Kessler, center, marches with other white nationalists to Lafayette Square during the "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. is when constituents speak up," he said.

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  17. Dinosaur BBQ, Rally bus team up for rides to Buffalo Bills gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Post-Standard

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Rally, a bus-booking company, are partnering up to take Buffalo Bills fans to games in New Era Field this season. People who buy tickets on the Rally rides will be picked up and dropped off at Dinosaur restaurants in Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo.

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  18. 'Big Bang Theory' star Mayim Bialik coming to RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Post-Standard

    Mayim Bialik poses with the 'Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series' award in the press room during The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. ( The Democrat & Chronicle reports the Emmy-nominated actress will be the Student Government Distinguished Speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology's Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, running Oct. 19-21.

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  19. Chick-fil-A giving away free nuggets: How to get yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Post-Standard

    The fast food chain is giving away free chicken nuggets this month, with no purchase necessary. The company says all you have to do is download the Chick-fil-A app through the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store by Sept.

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  20. Apartments for low-income seniors proposed in SyracuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Post-Standard

    A Rochester company has proposed turning the former St. Anthony of Padua school and convent on Syracuse's South Side into apartments for low-income seniors. Home Leasing LLC has filed plans to build 54 one- and two-bedroom apartments at the long-vacant former school and convent at 411 W. Colvin St. Jenifer Higgins, development manager for Home Leasing, said the monthly rents would range from $595 to $800, including utilities.

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