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  1. ICE holds twice-deported man suspected in Upstate toddler's disappearance, mom's deathRead the original story

    Monday May 28 | The Post-Standard

    Authorities have not yet charged a Mexican citizen in the death of his girlfriend and the disappearance of her 14-month-old child, but the man known as Alberto Ebavardo Guiterrez-Reyes isn't going anywhere. The 25-year-old man, working illegally on a Sodus farm, has been ordered held by federal immigration officials.

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  2. Which New York counties have highest rates of Lyme disease?Read the original story

    Friday May 25 | The Post-Standard

    Lyme disease, once largely a problem for Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley, continues its march northward and westward, according to state Department of Health Data. An increasing number of cases of Lyme, caused by a bacteria spread through the bite of deer ticks, are coming from areas such as Central New York and the Adirondacks.

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  3. Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival brings back All AccessRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | The Post-Standard

    The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces its immersive, behind-the-scenes educational series, All Access , is returning for the 2018 season. All Access provides exclusive learning experiences and grants unprecedented access to the world of the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival .

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  4. Teen mom slain on Wayne County farm met man accused of hiding her body at Owasco farmRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | The Post-Standard

    Selena Hidalgo-Calderon met her boyfriend, Alberto Reyes, while working alongside each other at a dairy farm in Cayuga County. Hildago-Calderon's body was found Thursday at an apple orchard in Sodus where she and Reyes, 25, had been living and working together.

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  5. Judge: Rochester cops should not have told ex-boyfriend he could break into homeRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | The Post-Standard

    When a Rochester police officer told Catherine Bonner's ex-boyfriend to break into her home last November to retrieve his belongings, it was bad advice. On Nov. 13, Bonner's ex-boyfriend went to her place on Genesee Park Boulevard to get his belongings. 1 comment

  6. Billionaire Tom Golisano resorts to goose poop to fight New York property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | The Post-Standard

    Billionaire Tom Golisano carried an oversized goose decoy into an Upstate New York town hall and plopped it on a table before a panel of five neighbors who have the power to lower the assessment on his property. Geese are pooping on the lawn of Golisano's multi-million-dollar Canandaigua Lake summer home while he is in Florida, which is most of the time. 36 comments

  7. Rochester area woman gets kidney donor on Facebook for sick husbandRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | The Post-Standard

    Her husband Harry Powell has a kidney disease which resulted from diabetes, according to the Democrat & Chronicle . He was diagnosed about seven years ago, but his kidney function has rapidly declined.

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  8. Rochester developer Robert Morgan's son, nephew charged with bank fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | The Post-Standard

    The son and nephew of Rochester developer Robert Morgan are facing federal charges that they fraudulently obtained $167.5 million in loans for apartment complexes in Pennsylvania and New York, including one in Syracuse. A federal grand jury has indicted Morgan's son, Todd Morgan, 29, of Rochester, his nephew, Kevin Morgan, 42, of Pittsford, and business associates Frank Giacobbe, 43, of East Amherst, and Patrick Ogiony, 34, of Buffalo, with bank and wire fraud.

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  9. Video: Rochester cops advise ex-boyfriend to break into home; woman answers with a gunRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | The Post-Standard

    Last year, Catherine Bonner's ex-boyfriend contacted Rochester police when he wanted to retrieve some of his items at her home on Genesee Park Blvd. However, Bonner had changed the locks and refused to let him in the house. According to police bodycam footage provided by Bonner's attorney on Monday, McNees can be heard several times telling the ex-boyfriend to break in, saying he had legal rights to do so.

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  10. See new renderings of the $62 million NYS Fair expo centerRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | The Post-Standard

    The New York State Fair expo center is nearing completion, with the final steel beam installed in the $62 million building's roof. New renderings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office show what visitors during and in between state fairs can expect at the 110,000-square-foot building.

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  11. Upstate NY college giving honorary degree to Frederick DouglassRead the original story

    Sunday May 20 | The Post-Standard

    Abolitionist Frederick Douglass this weekend will receive the first posthumous honorary degree ever granted by the University of Rochester. The escaped slave's great-great-great-grandson, Kenneth Morris Jr., is scheduled to accept the honorary doctor of law degree during Sunday's commencement ceremony.

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  12. Racial income gap in Onondaga County among worst in the nationRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    In Onondaga County, the median white household makes nearly twice as much as the median non-white household. That racial income gap is one of the worst among the nation, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program.

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  13. Scrap dealer Adam Weitsman offering jobs to former Feher Rubbish workersRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Scrap dealer Adam Weitsman has jobs for Feher Rubbish Removal workers who found themselves suddenly unemployed when trash hauler unexpected shut down last week. Weitsman, owner of Upstate Shredding , said he has 70 open positions for drivers, mechanics and administrative personnel in Syracuse and Owego and is looking to hire former Feher workers.

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  14. FBI raids developer Robert Morgan's offices near RochesterRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    The FBI conducted a search of Morgan Management LLC's offices in Monroe County Monday as part of an ongoing investigation into the development company's business practices, according to Rochester area media reports. Agents were seen carrying boxes in and out of the company's headquarters at 1080 Pittsford Victor Road in the town of Perinton, according to the reports.

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  15. Feher Rubbish Removal, facing financial troubles, 'didn't want to give up,' ex-CEO saysRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Trash hauling trucks parked at Feher Rubbish Removal at 526 State Fair Boulevard in Syracuse on Friday, May 11, 2018. Jamie Jenson The former chief executive officer of Feher Rubbish Removal said Friday the company had been facing financial difficulties for the past couple of years, but the owner wanted to stay in business.

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  16. New 'Taste of Summer' fest in Auburn set for JuneRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    The festival is from noon to 8 p.m. on Deauville Island at Emerson Park on Owasco Lake in Auburn. The day-long event will feature food vendors from the Syracuse and Rochester areas.

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  17. Upstate NY distillers win medals at Rochester-based international spirits contestRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    The best in New York's distilled spirits are on display in the winners list of the Great American International Spirits Competition , held last week in Rochester. The contest drew 340 entries from across the country and several foreign countries.

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  18. Peek inside the new two-story Wegmans megamarket in MassachusettsRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    For those who want to experience a wine tasting or tequila bar alongside their grocery shopping, a supermarket haven has arrived in the form of a new 146,500-square-foot megastore where a J.C. Penny once lived. "We've sort of given up on counting how many people are in line," said Jo Natale, Wegmans' vice president of media relations.

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  19. Hello, July! After a dismal April, it feels like summer in Upstate NYRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    After a cold, dismal April , Upstate New York is seeing temperatures well into the 80s today; for some areas, it's the first 80 degree reading since since last October. At noon, temperatures were over 80 degrees across much of Upstate.

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  20. Pregnant inmate caught after Rochester hospital escapeRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Aliyah Burden, of Rochester, distracted a deputy and slipped out of a "soft restrain" from Strong's maternity ward around 3 p.m. Monday, according to the Democrat & Chronicle . After a three-hour foot chase, she was found outside of the hospital's parking garage and two security guards arrested her.

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