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U of R and RIT prepare for women’s basketball Sweet 16 showdown

U of R and RIT prepare for women's basketball Sweet 16 showdown
RIT and the University of Rochester are less than five miles from each other, their campuses even share the same river! The history of their women's basketball teams, however, could not be more different. To ... more
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WINTER REMINDER: Light accumulation possible on Friday, cool pattern will continue

WINTER REMINDER: Light accumulation possible on Friday, cool pattern will continue
Expect some additional accumulation on Friday, but nothing that will cause major headaches. The region saw a general light coating of snow overnight, and now another couple inches are possible through the day on Friday ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Geneva’s City Manager search & school assembly gone wrong in Newark (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: The Debrief Podcast tackles local issues (podcast)
On Episode #19 of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso talk local politics, including the latest on a proposed piece of legislation that would impact the way child offenders are prosecuted. Other issues ... more
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Light accumulation likely tonight as snow returns to the Finger Lakes

Light accumulation likely tonight as snow returns to the Finger Lakes
We may have missed the big snows from the coastal storm that dumped measurable snow on those up-and-down the East Coast — but it doesn’t mean we’re seeing spring-like conditions. Forecasters say that measurable snow ... more
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Exploring the mystery and menace of toxic algae invading the FLX

Innovative project on Seneca Lake to study toxic algae
Although a precise cause of toxic algae menacing the region’s largest and most vital water bodies remains elusive, a wellspring of brainpower is working on the crisis. With a share of a $58 million dollar ... more
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ANOTHER NOR’EASTER? FLX misses major snowfall, biggest headache with latest storm

ANOTHER NOR'EASTER? FLX misses major snowfall, biggest headache with latest storm
While the word nor’easter will be in the headlines on Wednesday, the Finger Lakes shouldn’t see much action from this latest system. The track of the system will be far enough east — where most-forecasters ... more
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Sen. Helming backs measures to create’ business friendly’ climate in NYS

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Sen. Helming backs measures to create' business friendly' climate in NYS
State Senator Pam Helming announced the passage of two bills she supported, which proponents say will help support and improve New York's business climate by removing obstacles that hurt job creation. The measures are among ... more
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Rochester man accused of possessing gun illegally during Canandaigua incident

Rochester man accused of possessing gun illegally during Canandaigua incident
On March 1st at approximately 2:45 p.m. officer arrested a 32-year-old Rochester man for possessing a weapon during an incident that took place on May 13th, 2017. Sharon S. Thomas, of Rochester was charged with ... more
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Another winter storm this week? Finger Lakes should miss heavy snow

Another winter storm this week? Finger Lakes should miss heavy snow
For those looking to see a warm up to those unseasonable temperatures we were getting last week — it won’t come in this week’s planning forecast. While the week will remain narrowly chilly, with temperatures ... more
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Generations Bank announces merger with Medina Savings & Loan

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Seneca-Cayuga Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Generations Bank, and Medina Savings and Loan Association, a New York-chartered mutual savings association announced a merger on Monday. The deal will merge Medina into Generations Bank. The ... more
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Sheriff: One recovering after snowmobile crash in Savannah

Deputies say a Rochester man is recovering after a snowmobile accident in Wayne County over the weekend. The accident happened on Saturday around 3:20 p.m. when deputies responded to a reported snowmobile collision in a ... more
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GALLERY: March roars like a lion as winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow in parts of FLX

GALLERY: March roars like a lion as winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow in parts of FLX
March came in like a lion with one of the most-intense winter storms of the entire season. It dumped heavy, wet snow and created strong, gusty winds that knocked down trees, power lines and caused ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Tracy Mitrano talks campaign, differences among Dems within NY’s 23rd District (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Tracy Mitrano talks campaign, differences among Dems within NY's 23rd District (podcast)
As Rep. Tom Reed prepares for another general election battle this fall — Democrats are working hard to make sure that the best candidate is placed before voters. On Thursday, Tracy Mitrano, who has been ... more
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District Attorney: Defendant with 63 prior convictions pleads guilty in Seneca Falls burglary

Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch says a 64-year-old Rochester man, who was charged with third-degree burglary, pleaded guilty in exchange for a 2.5 to 5 year sentence. Richard T. Depascale, 64, accepted the deal ... more
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Geneva’s Charles Whalen suspends House race

There is one less Democrat in the race to unseat incumbent Republican Tom Reed in November. Citing a lack of funds, Geneva’s Charles Whalen is suspending his race for the 23rd congressional seat. “My team ... more
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Deputies: Henrietta man trespassed at del Lago casino

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office says a 32-year-old Henrietta resident was taken into custody after trespassing at the del Lago Resort & Casino. On February 25th at 9:00 a.m. deputies arrested Akmal Ahmadzai for trespassing ... more
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FLX FORECAST: February ends on a warm note, as temps soar into 50s by mid-week

FLX FORECAST: February ends on a warm note, as temps soar into 50s by mid-week
As far as the statistics go, this February will likely go down as one of the warmest on record. The second half of the month, which has seen day-after-day of above normal, or exceptionally warm ... more
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Saturday will be quiet, but Sunday to feature heavy rain, high winds for parts of FLX

Saturday will be quiet, but Sunday to feature heavy rain, high winds for parts of FLX
It’s going to be an active weather weekend, as forecasters pin down the rain, wind, and changing temperatures that are expected here in the Finger Lakes over the next 48 hours. - A stalled out ... more
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Soggy weekend on way for the Finger Lakes

Soggy weekend on way for the Finger Lakes
It’s going to be an active weather weekend in the Finger Lakes, but it’ll be one that doesn’t include snow in the forecast. For late-February, it’s a welcomed sight for many in the region. - ... more
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Deputies: Driver charged with DWAI after accident near Miami Motel in Hopewell

Deputies say a 23-year-old Rochester man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs following a crash that happened near the Miami Motel on State Route 5&20 in Hopewell. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office ... more
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Deputies: Man forged girlfriend’s signature on multiple insurance policies

Deputies: Man forged girlfriend's signature on multiple insurance policies
Deputies say a Rochester man was charged with forgery after an investigation into an incident that took place in Bloomfield. James K. Smith, 33, was employed as an insurance salesman and had completed several policies ... more
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