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  1. Domestic violence tears into Rochester headlines, suspects get minimal jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Mid-way through Domestic Violence Awareness Month, multiple violent cases are tearing into headlines in the Rochester region; begging the question, is enough being done to prevent these tragedies? Marcus Postell was stabbed to death in November of 2016. On Tuesday, his girlfriend, Danielle Allen, was sentenced to three to nine years for second degree manslaughter.

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  2. Harris, L3 merger merger to potentially trigger hiring, no job lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Company executives, and New York U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer insisted Monday that the proposed merger between technology contractors Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies would result in no job losses in Rochester. "Overall, we'll be growing our presence and looking for new talent and additional talent in Rochester," declared Dana Mehnert, president of Harris' communications systems segment.

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  3. Free money management tool helps students plan for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Some important financial lessons are being taught in schools in the Rochester region. They are part of a free program that teachers and students can take advantage of.

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  4. Scholar Athlete of the Week: Nick AnnechinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    "You're part of something bigger. You learn to give up your own pride, think less about yourself and more about your team," exclaimed Aquinas senior Nick Annechino.

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  5. RCSD cautions parents of transportation delays following triple shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Due to the ongoing investigation over the Rochester triple shooting, the Rochester City School District is warning parents and guardians of students of expected travel delays. The district will do everything in their power to drop children off at their usual location.

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  6. Interstate construction instills fear in Rochester driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    If you've tried to get on Interstate 390 north in Gates coming from I-490 west you know it's no easy task. Construction is underway there as crews reconfigure that stretch of highway, but some drivers complain that it is downright dangerous.

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  7. Thought your commute was bad? Try 1 hour, 15 minutes from Park Ave to RITRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    If you get frustrated with how long and slow your commute is, watch what happened when the News10NBC Investigative Team joined an RIT employee on her daily commute from Park Avenue to the RIT campus. Linda Brink catches the bus on Park Avenue in Rochester, a block from her apartment.

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  8. Restitution for victims could be impacted by criminal charges against Rochester contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Alvis Sprague and Sarah Crawford, the operators of the home improvement business A-S Contracting, have been ordered by the Monroe County Supreme Court to pay $52,501 in restitution to consumers and another $50,150 in penalties. Between November of 2014 and June of 2018, both Crawford and Sprague repeatedly defrauded Rochester consumers by receiving full or partial payments for home improvement projects that were incomplete.

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  9. Local officials react to Cuomo's cash bail promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The governor has been quiet on this issue since announcing his plans in January to eliminate cash bail in New York state. He renewed his quest, saying it will happen this year in New York state.

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  10. Sabres forward Wilson to miss 8-10 weeks with broken ankleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Buffalo Sabres forward Scott Wilson will miss eight to 10 weeks after having surgery for a broken ankle. The Sabres provided the update Monday, a day after Wilson was hurt in practice.

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  11. Amerks announce opening weekend festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Rochester Americans announced today plans for Opening Weekend, which will take place during the team's first two home games of the 2018-19 season when they host the Charlotte Checkers on back-to-back nights at The Blue Cross Arena. Both games will feature pregame Happy Hour, giveaways and special events for the whole family.

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  12. Rochester-based contracting business ordered to pay over $100K in restitution, penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Alvis Sprague and Sarah Crawford, the operators of the home improvement business, have been ordered by the Monroe County Supreme Court to pay $52,501 in restitution to consumers and another $50,150 in penalties. Between November of 2014 and June of 2018, both Crawford and Sprague repeatedly defrauded Rochester consumers by receiving full or partial payments for home improvement projects that were incomplete.

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  13. Local students embrace World School Milk Day with Bills Hall of FamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Bills Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas was on hand at Lincoln Park School No. 44 in Rochester as students were encouraged to learn about a healthy diet and what he calls 'the most important meal of the day.'

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  14. Boxing Champs compete in Rochester Trike FightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    At one point in time, they were some of some of the most feared fighters who contended for and won heavyweight boxing titles. This event was more than just a chance to giggle at world-renowned boxers, looking silly on little kids' toys.

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  15. Rochester to induct 7 people into University's Athletic Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Rochester, N.Y. Six former students and one coach who helped the University of Rochester achieve regional and national success will be inducted into the University's Athletic Hall of Fame in less than two weeks. Induction ceremonies will be held on Friday, October 5 as part of Rochester's annual Meliora Weekend.

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  16. Shooting deaths prompt new call for action, memorial on 'mother's quilt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    New shooting deaths on Rochester streets brought renewed calls for action from faith leaders Tuesday, as well as a tribute in fabric to the fallen. "Our hearts are locked together in this unending hellish suffering," exclaimed Rev.

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  17. Amerks hit the ice at first day of training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    After reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years, it was time to get back to work for the Amerks. Monday was the first day of training camp for Rochester, but unlike many previous seasons, this year's team is loaded with veterans and returning players who built up the core of last year's playoff team.

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  18. Rochester police, schools, seek vandals who attacked 35 school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Rochester police began an investigation Monday into the vandalism of 35 school buses which delayed morning pickup for students from seven city schools. "I have trouble understanding the mentality of someone, or a group of people, that would purposely do that," exclaimed Mike Schmidt, chief operating officer of the Rochester Central School District. 2 comments

  19. Police searching for Culver Road hit-and-run suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Police say that they responded to the scene at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Sunday to find a 61-year-old Rochester motorcyclist with injuries to his lower body. Initial police reports say the motorcyclist was traveling north on Culver Road when a car pulled out in front of him on Parsells Avenue causing the collision.

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  20. Road closures for Rochester Marathon weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Approximately 1,000 runners are expected to participate in the Rochester 5K and Kids 26.2 Marathon on day one of the event starting on Saturday at 8 a.m. Day two on Sunday will feature a full marathon, half marathon and a marathon relay with the first race beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Saturday 5K and Kids 26.2 will start and finish at Frontier Field, while Sunday events begin in Maplewood Park and finish at Frontier Field.

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