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Mayor Warren Releases Statement on Ferguson Decision
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Charter School Organization’s Study Finds 54 “Severely Failing” Public Schools in Rochester, Educational Crisis across State
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Black Leaders Appeal for Peace as Nation Awaits Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson
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SU Student Protestors Say They’ll Stay as Long as it Takes
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USDA Food Safety Tips for Cooking Thanksgiving Turkeys
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It’s Cold and Flu Season! New Yorkers are Urged to "Get Smart" About Antibiotics
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Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for Counties Affected by Winter Storm
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Black Women's Roundtable Meets With Goodell; Will Advise NFL on Domestic Violence
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Tips to Grill Your Thanksgiving Turkey and Trimmings
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El Morro Bakery opens on North Clinton Ave.
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Rochester Journalist Marsha Jones Dies
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Salon Owners hold “Facilitated Discussions for Deliverance”
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Rochester Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Celebrates 92nd Anniversary
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Duffy named president and CEO of RBA
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As Temperatures Drop in Rochester and Batavia, Advocates Struggle to Help Homeless
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Buffalo is drowning in Cognitive Dissonance
With the recent announcement of the Buffalo Bills having a new owner committed to keeping the team in Buffalo, it seems on the surface chances for the proposed downtown stadium project just got brighter.    read story

Straight No Chaser: Forgive Me for Having Good Parents
Seldom do I write about my personal issues, and those affecting my family, but I am making an exception this time. My youngest granddaughter, Briana, has just turned 16 years old.    read story

How to Make Sense of the Medicare Annual Election Period
Consumer Alert: People with Medicare can expect information overload this month! Medicare’s Annual Election Period (also known as “open enrollment”) began October 15 and runs through December 7. This is when people enrolled in or eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to reevaluate their healthcare options and sign up for or switch their current coverage in Medicare Advantage plans.    read story

Straight No Chaser: David Andreatta should be Fired or Retired
I’m waiting for it…waiting for it! Where is the OUTRAGE at D&C reporter David Andreatta’s use of the term “buffoonery” when describing recent events at the Rochester Housing Authority? Where are the so-called black leaders, and their concerns, when they’re needed?    read story

Something to Think About: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Myles Munroe
One passion of mine has been to speak about purpose. It is my belief that everyone has a God-given purpose, which He expects them to implement during their time here on earth.    read story

White America’s Zealous Art of Keeping People Outweighs Un-Trained Keepers
African Americans have morphed into having virtually the same conditions in 2014 that we criticized in the old deep-south decades ago. The disturbing part is that high black unemployment, high black dropout rates, and high rates of incarceration for blacks directly coincide with a high number of black elected officials.    read story
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