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Police: Felony charges after drug investigation in Canandaigua

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On January 4th at approximately 3:35 p.m., officers of the Canandaigua Police Department with the assistance of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a 47-year-old Rochester resident on felony charges. Patrick C. Misere was charged ... more
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Region divided on Kappell firing from WHEC-TV, as advertiser pulls out, and Al Roker calls it an ‘unfortunate flub’

Meteorologist fired from WHEC after on-air incident prompts response from Rochester mayor
It took days for the station to respond, or even acknowledge an error had occurred on live television. It subsequently turned into one of the biggest stories of the year - on the local or ... more
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The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out

The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out
Yvonne Bachmore and Gary Grassman owe their livelihood to New York's Business Enterprise Program, which trains blind people to manage and own snack shops and vending machines. So when the state Thruway Authority launched a ... more
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Unvaccinated toddler with measles confirmed in Monroe County

Unvaccinated toddler with measles confirmed in Monroe County
The Monroe County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday that an unvaccinated toddler in the county has contracted the measles virus. The child had recently traveled out of the United States and is believed to ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing mental health, outreach efforts locally (podcast)

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Approximately 1 in 5 adults - or 43.9 million people - experience mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental ... more
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What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay
New year, new deductible on your health insurance and the same worries about what you’ll actually pay for your health care. Believe it or not, the federal government is trying to help. As of Jan ... more
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Kolb calls on Gov. Cuomo to address series of priorities for taxpayers

Minority conference makes pitch to create ‘affordable’ New York for all, especially local communities
In advance of the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session, Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to consider significant changes to the state’s tax code, its economic development programs, ethics laws ... more
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Rochester Insulated Glass will continue HQ expansion into Ontario Co.

Rochester Insulated Glass will continue HQ expansion into Ontario Co.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Rochester Insulated Glass has completed phase one of a two-phase expansion of its headquarters in the Town of Manchester in Ontario County. As part of the expansion, the glass ... more
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Police: Penn Yan teen located in Rochester

Police: Missing Penn Yan teen last seen at Eastview Mall
Police say the missing teen, who was said to have run away from home in Penn Yan - has been located. Police say Antonia Mendez was located and taken into custody. A warrant had been ... more
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Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $13.5 million in grants has been awarded to 29 district attorneys' offices statewide to continue the enhancement of their investigation of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases ... more
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POWER OUTAGE UPDATE: Entire region should be restored by end of Wednesday

While thousands were without power on New Years Day - as folks started 2019 - hundreds were still without power 24 hours after the winds began dying down. The National Weather Service recorded a peak ... more
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Oneida’s will bring sports betting to Nation-owned casinos in Upstate New York

Oneida's will bring sports betting to Nation-owned casinos in Upstate New York
Oneida Indian Nation, owner of Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona announced today that subject to National Indian Gaming Commission review, it will be partnering with global gaming leader Caesars Entertainment to bring sports betting to Upstate ... more
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Stolen car found at Geneva hotel; felony charges filed against Rochester man

Traffic stop leads to felony charges in Wayne County
Police say a 22-year-old Rochester man was arrested in Geneva on December 27th at approximately 1:29 p.m. after they received the report of a stolen vehicle parked at a local hotel. Police responded to the ... more
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Thousands start 2019 without power in the Finger Lakes (outage lists)

Thousands without power in the Finger Lakes (list)
Thousands were without power overnight as crews worked on the holiday to keep up with winds that wreaked havoc on power lines, trees, and caused minor damage throughout the Finger Lakes. While outages were being ... more
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Man appears on the news, later arrested on grand larceny charges in Ontario Co.

Man appears on the news, later arrested on grand larceny charges in Ontario Co.
Deputies announced the arrest of a 39-year-old fugitive following his appearance on a Rochester-area morning show. Anthony Lamarca, 39, of Rochester was indicted on third-degree grand larceny charges after being on the run from law ... more
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The biggest news stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

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What were the biggest stories of 2018? Inside the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom - a number of important stories - often breaking news events - were covered in 2018. It was another record-breaking traffic year for FingerLakes1.com ... more
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WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons vs NS-Christian & Geneva vs Rochester Prep at Holiday Hoops Classic

WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons vs NS-Christian & Geneva vs Rochester Prep at Holiday Hoops Classic
A holiday hoops doubleheader at the opening round of the Geneva Holiday Classic featuring one of the most highly anticipated match-ups in Section V this season between a pair of undefeated teams that last met ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)

DEBRIEF LIVE AT 9:45: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)
What were the biggest issues in 2018? Many of them came at the end of the year, as elected officials primed and previewed 2019 agendas. On this episode of The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and ... more
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After shutting down at Eastview Mall, Sears announces closure of Marketplace Mall location

After shutting down at Eastview Mall, Sears announces closure of Marketplace Mall location
The deadline for bids to keep Sears from bankruptcy is later today, but the end is near either way for the Marketplace Mall store. Sears Holdings will close another 80 Sears and Kmart stores in late March 2019, ... more
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Eastview Mall adds Prime Steak House to restaurant roster

Eastview Mall adds Prime Steak House to restaurant roster
A new eatery is open for business at Eastview Mall. Prime Steak House, a 8,600 square foot restaurant, is the second location for Prime, and the first in the Rochester region. The restaurant specializes in ... more
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The biggest environmental stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

Reviewing the 19 biggest environmental headlines for the Finger Lakes in 2018
Looking back on 2018, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves a “C-” grade for protecting the environment in the Finger Lakes during his eighth year in office.   His administration certainly got some things right. It set aside ... more
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